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.
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.