By attending this workshop, students will be able to:
1) Learn some of the legal considerations of work in Canada as an international student.
2) Identify the primary job search steps involved in obtaining a part-time or summer job.
3) Understand the importance of, and define what is involved in, networking.
4) Identify at least 3 leads of opportunities on and off campus.
For students on the Macdonald Campus in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, you will have your orientation event also on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:00 in the Centennial Centre, room CC 1-163 on the Macdonald Campus. No registration required.
Join us for Winter Welcome 2013, a fun and informative orientation session for New International Students starting in January!
When & Where?
January 4th, in the Brown Building, Room 5001
Discover McGill's Graduate Orientation Open House & Welcome event will take place on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 between 5:00-6:30 p.m. It will be hosted in Thomson House, 3650 McTavish Street, the hub of graduate student life on campus. This university orientation and wine & cheese will provide you with information and introductions that will help ensure you have a strong start to your graduate and/or postdoctoral career at McGill.
It is essential that you pick up your international health insurance card prior to December 21 at Service Point as the University will be closed as of December 24th for the holidays.
While travelling abroad, your International Health Insurance (Blue Cross) coverage is limited to emergencies only, which includes hospital board and room expenses, physicians’ fees, laboratory fees, and any other exp
Montreal is magical over the holidays; if you're staying in town, take in all the incredible sights, events, and activities the city has to offer!
Tourism Montreal offers some great tips on:
Immigration documents expiring in the next 3 to 6 months? Time to renew!
Get valuable tips on how to renew your CAQ, Study Permit, Work Permit, and Visa at this informative session. You'll see - it's easier than you think!
Please bring these documents (or copies) with you to the session for easy reference.
Chaplaincy Services gives away 500+ winter coats to students in need every year
By Neale McDevitt - for the McGill Reporter
Like war and childbirth, a Montreal winter cannot be adequately described with mere words. It is a physical test that defies intellectualization. You have to live it to really understand it. And “live it” might be a little optimistic – “survive it” is probably more apropos.