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Pre-Arrival Orientation Webinar for Exchange Students

Tue, 2014-06-10 20:00 - 21:30

Are you a new International Exchange Student Starting at McGill this Fall? 

Join us online for a Pre-Arrival Orientation Webinar!


Learn everything you need to know about McGill, Montreal, Immigration Documents, Health Insurance, Housing, Budgeting, the Buddy Program, Transportation, Banking, Cell phone plans, and more.

Pre-Arrival Orientation Webinar for VISITING or EXCHANGE Students

Tue, 2014-05-13 09:30 - 11:00

Are you a new International VISITING or EXCHANGE* Student Starting at McGill this Fall? 

Join us online for a Pre-Arrival Orientation Webinar!


Learn everything you need to know about McGill, Montreal, Immigration Documents, Health Insurance, Housing, Budgeting, the Buddy Program, Transportation, Banking, Cell phone plans, and more.

Winter 101

First winter in Montreal?  Curious?  Worried?  Excited?  Not sure what to expect?

Get ready with Winter 101!

  • Thursday, November 6th from 2-4 pm in Brown 5001 - REGISTER
  • Monday, November 10th from 4-6 pm in Brown 5001 - REGISTER as of October 27th

Winter Orientation for NEW International Students

Fri, 2014-01-03 10:00 - 12:30
Leacock Building : Room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Join us for a warm winter welcome and a hearty Canadian brunch to celebrate your arrival! 

Meet new friends and get some great tips on how you can make the most of your time at McGill and in Montreal!

Click here for DETAILS & REGISTRATION

NEW STUDENTS' Pre-Arrival Orientation Webinar (R)

Mon, 2013-12-09 16:30 - 18:00
ONLINE - Link to online meeting room will be emailed to registrants prior to the webinar


Starting at McGill this January? 
Join us online for a Pre-Arrival Orientation Webinar!


Learn everything you need to know about McGill, Montreal, Immigration Documents, Health Insurance, Packing, Housing, Banking, Cell phone plans, Winter Orientation, and so much more!

NEW STUDENTS' Pre-Arrival Orientation Webinar

Fri, 2013-12-06 09:30 - 11:00
ONLINE - Link to online meeting room will be emailed to registrants prior to the webinar


Starting at McGill this January? 
Join us online for a Pre-Arrival Orientation Webinar!


Learn everything you need to know about McGill, Montreal, Immigration Documents, Health Insurance, Packing, Housing, Banking, Cell phone plans, Winter Orientation, and so much more!

ISS Reception for NEW International Students

Thu, 2014-09-18 16:30 - 18:30
Redpath Hall : 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates) Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2K6

Join us as we celebrate your arrival in Montreal and welcome you to the McGill community! 

McGill International Students Services staff cordially invites NEW International Students to a hallowed McGill tradition: its annual Reception for New International Students. This event, in your honor, will provide you with an opportunity to meet University officials, members of Montreal Diplomatic Corps and other new students. 

The Buddy Program

To help you settle in to your new life in Montreal, we offer the Buddy Program, which pairs new international students with current students who provide the friendly face, helping hand, and first Montreal friendship that can make a world of difference.