York International welcomes you to the YorkU community. York International is here to support you during your university life. We offer crucial services and programs tailored to address your unique needs, such as immigration issues, health instance, working in Canada and much more. Throughout the academic year we organize different events, workshops and fun activities, which is a great opportunity to meet our team, make new friends and get involved! One of our biggest events is the International Student Orientation. It is a great way to start the first semester and prepare yourself for university life by meeting new people and learning about the support services and programs available to you for a successful year!
OrientationCheck out our 4 sessions below:
- Session 1: 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 2: 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 3: 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!
- Session 4: 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.
Sunday, January 5
Location: 109 Accolade West (ACW 109)
|12:00pm-1:00pm||Lunch & Resource Fair|
|1:00pm||Welcome to York University!|
|1:30-2:00pm||Activity- Getting to Know Each Other|
|2:00-2:30pm||Health & Wellness 101|
|2:45-3:45pm||Campus Compass and Exchange Information|
|4:00-5:00pm||Ready, Set, Go, YorkU & Canada|
Thursday, January 9
Location:Second Student Center Conference Room (2nd floor)
|1:30pm-2:30pm||Lunch & Resource Fair|
|2:30pm||Welcome to York University!|
|3:00-3:30pm||Activity- Getting to Know Each Other|
|3:30-4:00pm||Health & Wellness 101|
|4:15-5:15pm||Campus Compass and Exchange Information|
|5:30-6:30pm||Ready, Set, Go, YorkU & Canada|