York International is delighted to welcome you to the vibrant YorkU community. As you embark on a new adventure of living and studying in Canada, York International is here to support your success. As the designated support office for international students, we offer crucial services and programs tailored to address your unique needs. We should be your first stop at YorkU for information about immigration issues, health insurance, working in Canada, and much more.
OrientationCheck out our 4 sessions below:
- Session: Health & Wellness 101 Your health and wellness are crucial to your academic success. This session will provide essential information you need to know regarding how to stay healthy while completing your studies at York University.
- Session: Campus Compass (Navigating your way through immigration and more) Set yourself on the right path through a board game where you work with your team to answer questions on immigration and support services. This interactive workshop will help you navigate everything immigration from terms and deadlines to resources and considerations at various stages in the life cycle of a student. Test your knowledge at the end through a series of case studies and come out feeling confident you understand your study permit.
- Session: Ready, Set, Go, YorkU & Canada Beginning your new life at YorkU and in Canada is exciting but it can also present some transition challenges. At this session, we will provide you with the tools that you need to adjust to a new culture, learn about the academic environment, make connections within the global community and succeed during your time as an international student in Canada.
- Session: Exchange Information – For Exchange Students only! This session will provide relevant information regarding your exchange program such as courses, transcripts, housing, finances, campus life and living in Toronto. It is also a great opportunity to meet your fellow exchange peers!
Sunday, January 5
Location: 109 Accolade West (ACW 109)
|12:00am-1:00pm||Lunch & Resource Fair|
|1:00pm||Welcome to YI|
|2:45-3:45pm||Session 2 and Session 3: Exchange Session|
Thursday, January 9
Location:Second Student Center Conference Room (2nd floor)
|1:30pm-2:30pm||Lunch & Resource Fair|
|2:30pm||Welcome to YI|
|4:15-5:15pm||Session 2 and Session 3: Exchange Session|