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Monday, June 6, 2016 (all day)

The Renison English Language Institute is excited to kick off the summer with Session I of our popular English For Success (EFS) program!

We are pleased to offer EFS for more than 20 years as a great way for students to build their conversation English skills while experiencing a full immersion into Canadian life!

EFS Session I students will begin their program on Monday, June 6. Below is the itinerary for the Orientation Day.

Time Session
9:00am - 9:30am

Registration
» Students check in outside of the Renison Reception Office to register.
» Students pay any outstanding tuition fees.  

9:30am - 10:00am Walk to Placement Test
» Students will walk to the University of Waterloo campus to take their Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT).
10:00am - 11:20am Placement Test
» Students will take their placement test.
11:20am - 12:15pm Interviews
» Students will meet with an EFS instructor to learn their Level in the EFS program and to assess conversation English skills.
12:15pm - 1:00pm Lunch in the Renison Cafeteria
1:00pm - 2:00pm Orientation
» Students will meet their Housing & Activities Specialist, Jennifer Burton, and their Student Experience Coordinator, Ryan Connell.
» Learn about resources at Renison, UHIP, upcoming events/activities, and meet their classmates.
2:00pm - 4:00pm Campus Tour & WatCards
» Students will receive a tour of the University of Waterloo campus.
» Students will receive their WatCard - their official University of Waterloo student card.
4:00pm - 5:00pm Snacks with EFS Dons
» Students will get to meet their Dons and participate in fun icebreaker activities!
Location 
REN - Renison University College

240 Westmount Road North

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G4
Canada
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