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Orientation Resources

Welcome to snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College! We are excited you made the choice to be with us and are here to support you throughout your academic journey.

 

Orientation Sessions

To help you make the most of your first semester at Langara, we encourage all new students to join an orientation session before the start of their first term.

Pre-registration is required for all orientation sessions. Regular Studies students, visit the Orientation Semester Kick-off page to learn more.

In-person Sessions for Regular Studies

Tuesday, August 30 or Wednesday, August 31
T Gallery, T Building
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Register now.

Virtual Session for Continuing Studies

Thursday, August 25
Via Zoom
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Register now.

Orientation Guide

Click here for a digital overview of supports and resources available to you in your early days at Langara College.

Or download the complete PDF guide, a detailed reference for international students who are in their first semester at Langara College.

Recorded Sessions

Prepare for your first day of class

Best Way to Learn Online

Nervous about virtual learning? Watch this video from our i-Guide Mentors.

International Student Panel

Canadian Culture Workshop

Recorded Student Workshops

Immigration and working on/off campus – Sep 20, 2022

  • Learn more about working on and off campus while studying as an international student here in Vancouver. The information presented in this workshop recording is subject to change. Please refer directly to the IRCC website for the most up-to-date information.

Banking in Canada for international students – Jan 18, 2022

  • New to Canada and want to learn more about banking? Check out this workshop to hear how banking works in Canada and some handy banking tips. The information presented in this workshop recording is subject to change. For more information, please visit RBC on Campus located in A Building.

Getting & building good credits in Canada – Jan 25, 2022

  • It’s important to build your credit in Canada. In this workshop you will learn what good credit means and how international students can do to build a good credit. The information presented in this workshop recording is subject to change. For more information, please visit RBC on Campus located in A Building.

Filing taxes for international students – Feb 8, 2022

  • It’s tax season! Do you know international students can file taxes too? Check out this workshop to learn how to file your taxes here in Canada.

Fraud prevention – Feb 15, 2022

  • Online or offline, scams and fraud are constantly evolving and con artists are working hard to target you when you least expect it. In this workshop, learn how to protect your personal information and protect yourself against financial loss. The information presented in this workshop recording is subject to change. For more information, please visit RBC on Campus located in A Building.

Study permit extension and co-op work permit – Feb 17, 2022

  • In this workshop, learn how to extend an existing study permit and how to apply for (or extend) a permit for co-op work experience. Please refer directly to the IRCC website for the most up-to-date information.

MSP and Health Insurance for International Students – Sep 9, 2022

  • This workshop will introduce the various insurance plans that international students need to know, including MSP, GuardMe, and the LSU Health & Dental Plan.

Information Session – Langara English Test (LET) – Sep 28, 2022

  • This information session provided information about the Langara English Test (LET) and answers to questions about prerequisites for English or communications courses. This session was for both new and current students.

Information Session – Math Diagnostic Test (MDT) – Oct 5, 2022

  • This information session provided information about the Math Diagnostic Test (MDT) and answers to questions about prerequisites for math or statistic courses. This session was for both new and current students.

Pre-registration Webinar – June 15, 2022

  • This webinar shares key information for new students registering for their first semester (Fall 2022).

Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) – July 2022

  • Interested in information about the post-graduate work permit? This workshop will cover all the topics you need to know about your PGWP. The information presented in this workshop recording is subject to change. Please refer directly to the IRCC website for the most up-to-date information.
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