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International Orientation

Welcome to the Fleming Community

The International Education Office has organized several informative activities and events for you. Most sessions take place online, in addition to one day in-person on campus. Some of these sessions require your attendance. Others can be viewed at your leisure and are available now.

We've also put together an extensive list of answers to your Frequently Asked Questions, which can be viewed here.

Download your International Orientation Handbook

Important information before planning your travel


Virtual Orientation for all international students – attendance required

Tuesday, August 23: Virtual orientation – Day 1

Wednesday, August 24: Virtual orientation – Day 2

Thursday, August 25: Virtual orientation – Day 3

Tuesday, Sept 6:College and Program orientation for all Fleming students

On-demand sessions: Available now

In-Person Orientation for international students – attendance required

Sutherland Campus, Peterborough:

  • Tuesday, August 30 OR
  • Wednesday, August 31 OR
  • Thursday, September 1

Frost Campus, Lindsay:

  • Friday, August 26

In-Person Program Orientation for all students – attendance required

Sutherland Campus, Peterborough:

  • Tuesday, September 6

Frost Campus, Lindsay:

  • Tuesday, September 6 – Friday, September 9

TUESDAY, August 23

Virtual Orientation for all international students – Day 1

Attendance required


WELCOME SESSION – ALL PROGRAMS

8:30 am - 9:30 am
Find your time zone

REGISTER

PEER MENTORING AND TEAM BUILDING

10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Select your program to launch session

STUDENT PANEL

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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REGISTER


WEDNESDAY, August 24

Virtual Orientation for all international students – Day 2

Attendance required


IMMIGRATION 101

8:00 am - 9:00 am
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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.

REGISTER


WHAT IS ACADEMIC INTEGRITY?

9:15 am - 10:15 am
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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.

REGISTER



FIND A PLACE TO LIVE

10:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Are you moving to Peterborough or Lindsay? Learn your rights as a tenant and how to search for your new living space.

REGISTER


APA CITATION FOR SUCCESSFUL ASSIGNEMENTS

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
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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 APA style. Learn how APA will help you reference your sources and keep your work uniform and consistent.

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FIND A PART-TIME JOB

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
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Learn about the services Career Services offers, including helping students do job searches, job applications, connect and search employment and volunteer opportunities, as well as help with part-time employment.

REGISTER

APPLY FOR A SIN NUMBER

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
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Apply once and faster for a SIN number by joining this session with Sarah Messervey from Service Canada. Download the SIN instruction page here.

Join Session


Thursday, August 25

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 to say hello. We’re here to help you.


9:00 am – 10:00 am
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REGISTER

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
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REGISTER


HOUSING SEARCH – VIRTUAL DROP-IN

10:15 am - 11:15 am
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Need help finding a housing? Connect with Fleming’s Off-Campus Housing Coordinator online today to get advice and assistance with your housing search. Drop in virtually anytime between the posted hours.

REGISTER

D2L – YOUR LEARNING PLATFORM

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Join a member of our International Student Services office for a hands-on tutorial on how to navigate D2L, how to access your courses, submit your assignments, quizzes, view your grades and more.

REGISTER


TUESDAY, AUG. 30 OR WEDNESDAY AUG 31 OR THURSDAY, SEP 1

SUTHERLAND IN-PERSON ORIENTATION

If you are in Peterborough, 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 IN-PERSON ORIENTATION

If you are in Peterborough, 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 Orientation for all students

Attendance required


SUTHERLAND IN-PERSON PROGRAM ORIENTATION - Sept. 6

Attendance required

Meet your program coordinator and find out important program information. Attendance is mandatory. Dates and links will be posted soon.

Find useful information to get a great start to your education at Fleming.

Launch Plan

FROST IN-PERSON PROGRAM ORIENTATION - Sept. 6-9

Attendance required

Meet your program coordinator and find out important program information. Attendance is mandatory. Dates and links will be posted soon.

Find useful information to get a great start to your education at Fleming.

Launch Plan

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 with the right foot.

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Your Health Plan – Morcare

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 SUPPPORTS AVAILABLE TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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

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