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Welcome International Students 2017

We are looking forward to welcoming our new international students on the Kingston and Cornwall campuses this January. To help you prepare to come to Canada, we have organized the following events and services for you. If you have any questions before coming, please contact: newstudentarrivals@sl.on.ca.

We also have prepared a Pre-Departure document for you, and video on YouTube. We strongly recommend watching and reading this several times to help you prepare.

Important Resources

Kingston

We are excited to welcome you in Canada and on our SLC campuses this January 2018! We have many International Welcome Events planned for you to help you get settled in Canada. Some of these sessions are mandatory and crucial for your success in Canada.

Pre-Departure Information Sessions
December 6th, 13th, & 20th
Tune in online with the International Centre. We’ll answer any questions you have before arriving. Look for a Skype Meeting Invitation in your email.
7:30am & 11:00am CANADIAN TIME (Eastern Standard Time)
*Please make sure to check the time difference in your country and plan accordingly.*

Housing and Arrival Assistance
December 18th-22nd, 11am-2pm (everyday)
January 2nd to January 12th, 11am-2pm (everyday)
Come see us for help finding somewhere to live and questions about getting settled such as: Cell Phones, Banking, getting around the city, where to find grocery stores, and more!

Airport & Accommodation Packages
Offered through December 27th to January 5th (excluding December 31st)
Deadline to book is December 21st.
Click here to learn more

Placement Test Day (English as a Second Language program students only)

January 8th (Monday), 3:30-6:30pm, Room 33300
Testing Details: Listening + Writing

January 9th (Tuesday), 9-11am, Room 11050 and 11051
Testing Details: Oral Interview

International Welcome Sessions (Mandatory)
January 6th at 10am - Meet in cafeteria
This day will provide you with very important information regarding living in Canada. You will meet other international students, our staff, and lunch is included. You must attend this session before getting your timetable.

Activate your GIC Account (Indian Students Only)
SCOTIABANK: January 8th, 9th, 10th- 10am-4pm
ICICI Bank: January 10th & 11th 10am-4pm
Room #’s to be announced.

Questions? Please contact newstudentarrivals@sl.on.ca

Cornwall

International Events Cornwall January 2018

Pre-Departure Information Sessions
December 6th, 13th, & 20th
Tune in online with the International Centre. We’ll answer any questions you have before arriving. Look for a Skype Meeting Invitation in your email.
7:30am & 11:00am CANADIAN TIME (Eastern Standard Time)
*Please make sure to check the time difference in your country and plan accordingly.*

Housing and Arrival Assistance
December 18th-22nd, 11am-2pm (everyday)
January 2nd to January 12th, 11am-2pm (everyday)
Come see us for help finding somewhere to live and questions about getting settled such as: Cell Phones, Banking, getting around the city, where to find grocery stores, and more!

Airport & Accommodation Packages
Offered through December 27th to January 5th (excluding December 31st)
Deadline to book is December 21st.
Click here to learn more
Contact mbenoit@sl.on.ca

International Welcome Sessions (Mandatory)
January 12th, 1:30pm – 3:30pm in Room M2760
This day will provide you with very important information regarding living in Canada. You will meet other international students, our staff, and lunch is included. You must attend this session before getting your timetable.

Activate your ICICI Account (Indian Students Only)
ICICI Bank: January 16th, 10am-4pm
Room # to be announced.

Social Insurance Number Clinic
SIN Clinic: January 16th, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Room # to be announced.

Questions? Please contact newstudentarrivals@sl.on.ca