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International Orientation

Welcome to the Fleming Community

The International Education Office has organized several informative activities and events for you. All sessions take place online. Some of these sessions require your attendance. Others can be viewed at your leisure and are available now.

International Orientation Handbook Winter 2023

Important information before planning your travel


ORIENTATION DAYS:

ALL CAMPUSES:

  • Tuesday, December 13: Virtual orientation for all international students – Day 1
  • Wednesday, December 14: Virtual orientation for all international students – Day 2
  • Thursday, December 15: Virtual orientation for all international students – Day 3

Watch the recordings below


SUTHERLAND CAMPUS IN-PERSON:

Choose one day: January 3 or January 4:  Meet & Greet for students in Peterborough, Canada – Day 4

If you are in Canada, join the International Student Services team, your Student Association representatives, and meet new friends. This day will be packed with fun activities to help you connect and discover your campus. Participate, have lunch with us, and you will have a chance to win cool prizes.

Due to space limitations, only register if you are certain you will be able to participate.

REGISTER


FROST CAMPUS IN-PERSON:

January 5: Meet & Greet for students in Lindsay, Canada – Day 4

If you are in Canada, join the International Student Services team, your Student Association representatives, and meet new friends. This day will be packed with fun activities to help you connect and discover your campus. Participate, have lunch with us, and you will have a chance to win cool prizes.

Due to space limitations, only register if you are certain you will be able to participate.

REGISTER


PROGRAM-SPECIFIC ORIENTATION:

Students will receive Program Specific Orientation information via Fleming email. Make sure to check your junk folder.


ORIENTATION AGENDA AND RECORDINGS:

DAY 1: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2022

Virtual Orientation for all international students – Day 1 (Attendance required)

WELCOME SESSION – ALL PROGRAMS

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

WATCH THE RECORDING


FIND A PLACE TO LIVE

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Are you moving to Peterborough or Lindsay? Learn your rights as a tenant and how to search for your new living space.

WATCH THE RECORDING


STUDENT PANEL

11:30 – 12:30 p.m.

WATCH THE RECORDING


DAY 2: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2022

Virtual Orientation for all international students – Day 2 (Attendance required)

IMMIGRATION 101

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

What is a “Study Permit” or “Co-op Work Permit”? Meet the Fleming Regulated International Student Immigration Advisor & learn about your immigration rights & responsibilities in Canada.

WATCH THE RECORDING


WHAT’S ACADEMIC INTEGRITY?

9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Canadian academic integrity rules may be different from those in your previous school experience. In this important interactive session, you will learn how to apply Fleming’s Academic Integrity Policy to your school work and learn how the Academic Integrity policy may impact your success at Fleming and your temporary residency status.

WATCH THE RECORDING


APA CITATION FOR SUCCESSFUL ASSIGNMENTS

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

APA citation is a must-know when writing essays and assignments. If you need to identify other people’s ideas and research, you need to know the APA style. Learn how APA will help you reference your sources and keep your work uniform and consistent.

WATCH THE RECORDING


FIND A PART-TIME JOB

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Learn about the services Career Services offers, including helping students do job searches, job applications, connect and search for employment and volunteer opportunities, as well as help with part-time employment.

WATCH THE RECORDING


APPLY FOR A SIN NUMBER

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.

Apply once and faster for a SIN number by joining this session with a Service Canada representative.

THIS SESSION HAS ENDED (NO RECORDING IS AVAILABLE)

Students attending in-person orientation on January 3 or 4, 2023, will be able to pre-register for the SIN NUMBER CLINICS , which will be held on January 5, 6 & 9 , 2023. Drop-ins are also possible and will depend on availability of time slots. We encourage students to pre-book their appointments.


DAY 3: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2022

Virtual Orientation for all international students – Day 3 (Attendance optional)

VIRTUAL “ASK US” DROP-IN FOR ALL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Connect online with International Student Services anytime during these sessions to ask questions, get more information on any topic related to your studies in Canada, or simply say hello. We’re here to help you.

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Please email international@flemingcollege.ca if you have any questions.


HOUSING SEARCH – VIRTUAL DROP-IN

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Need help finding housing? Connect with Fleming’s Off-Campus Housing Coordinator online today to get advice and assistance with your housing search. Please email och@flemingcollege.ca if you need help.


DAY 4: 

SUTHERLAND CAMPUS IN-PERSON – CHOOSE ONE DAY: JANUARY 3 OR 4, 2023
FROST CAMPUS IN-PERSON – JANUARY 5

ON-DEMAND SESSIONS

These sessions are available now.

CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS

Learn about classroom expectations directly from one of Fleming’s faculty, how to effectively communicate with your professors, and start your classes on the right foot.

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YOUR HEALTH PLAN

Find out more about your health insurance coverage.

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Learn how to navigate on D2L, how to access your courses, submit your assignments, quizzes, view your grades and more.

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EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION – YOUR HUMAN RIGHTS IN CANADA

Canada celebrates cultural diversity, as well as other parts of our identity, like our abilities, gender, religion, and sexual orientation. Learn about your rights in Canada and discover the supports that are available at Fleming College.

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IS THERE A CANADIAN CULTURE?

A must-see presentation about Canadian Culture, Canadians and how to better understand the people and the country you will be calling home.

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ACADEMIC SUPPORTS AVAILABLE TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Learn what to do when you need help, including tutoring and library resources, among other services.

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