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Victoria college

international student orientation


Welcome to Victoria College! Below you will find some important dates and steps to a successful start in our community. Did you know? International Student Orientation helps you settle into your first year in the city and Vic community. 

Above: A photograph of Orientation Leaders and a Transition Mentor, enjoying themselves during Orientation. Email for questions and concerns!


1.  Register!

ISO 2019 Registration link here!

Watch a video of last year’s International Student Orientation by clicking here!

2. Attend International Student Orientation (ISO): August 28-31, 2019

Wednesday, August 28: Arrival on Campus

For International students living in residence at Victoria College, you will be able to move into your residence room early (ONLY if you participate in International Student Orientation). Get settled before our activities begin!

Thursday, August 29 - Saturday, August 31

Our team of staff & upper year International Mentors will welcome you on campus, help you discover the city, and provide support & programming to help ensure a successful transition into university.

ISO 2019 Schedule (PDF)

Detailed Event Descriptions (PDF)

3. Residence Orientation

For students living in residence, this will be your first house meeting and the opportunity to get to know your residence house, don, as well as your floormates. No need to register. Details will be provided to you once you move into your room.

Date to be announced.

4. Orientation

The official welcome for all of our first-year students will feature activities to help welcome everyone. There will be opportunities to make friends, meet professors, get to know the campus and resources, as well as fun activities.


5. Start of Classes

Classes begin! Check your course schedule!

Watch a video of last year’s International Student Orientation below!