Strong Start: International Student Orientation

Strong Start: International Student Orientation provides new students with the opportunity to explore campus, learn about services, and meet other students. This program is designed to help you have a successful and memorable first experience at Douglas College. Orientation registration information will be sent to your email address on file. Please update your contact info through myAccount.

There are 2 parts to Orientation for International Students. 


Part 1: Orientation Workshop Series

These include new international student specific and general workshops for all new students (domestic and international)

NOTE: Sessions marked "all students" are for all new students - both domestic and international. To view a complete list of the all students workshops, please visit the Strong Start: New Student Orientation page.

All times are listed in local Vancouver time. If you are unable to attend any session, recordings and slides will be posted a few days after the workshop has been completed

Part 2: Online Blackboard Course

Strong Start Here: Welcome to Douglas College is a self-paced, self-enrolled course that lives right in your Blackboard. Learn all about Douglas College and how to be a successful student. 

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International Student Workshops

In addition to orientation, Douglas International offers ongoing workshops for currently registered international students throughout the year. Click here to explore our workshop offerings.