Events - 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST

This info session is for international students who want to learn about their study permit and the regulations to follow when studying in Canada. The workshop will also touch on when and where to submit renewal applications and how to get a Social Insurance Number.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST

A representative from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be presenting on the requirements to apply for Permanent Residence in Canada through the Express Entry system. This presentation will be most beneficial for students who have qualifying work experience under Federal Skilled Worker or Canadian Experience Class. Space is limited. 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Is your Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) expiring? Do your parents need a TRV to enter Canada to attend your convocation? Are your dependents applying for a TRV to live with you in Canada? This workshop will focus on preparing an application for a TRV inside and outside of canada. International Student Advisors will discuss the application procedure, assessment criteria, and required documents including how to write an invitation letter.

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Find out about Canadian regulations for working on- and off-campus as well as for co-op terms. International Student Advisors will also explain eligibility requirements to apply for the co-op work permit and a Social Insurance Number (SIN). 

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Do you find yourself panicking the night before an exam? Do you find that you forget everything you have studied when you start an exam?

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST

Ensuring sustainable leadership is the key to the long-term success of any club, group or organization. How adequately is your group prepared to fill existing or potential future vacancies in leadership? Are current members prepared to transition smoothly into a variety of roles and responsibilities? Do current leaders mentor others and 'give away leadership' to ensure the success of the club/group for the future?

Monday, November 20, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Do you have difficulty planning ahead for your exams? Do you find that you study really well for your first exam and the others do not get enough attention?

Thursday, November 16, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

How does the power of diversity create better groups/teams? How are diversity and motivation linked? What are the necessary elements to create and sustain a motivating environment?

Thursday, November 16, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST

This info session is for international students who want to learn about their study permit and the regulations to follow when studying in Canada. The workshop will also touch on when and where to submit renewal applications and how to get a Social Insurance Number.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Have you ever written a test or exam and then are surprised at the mark you received? Do you try and memorize the material for your courses and not actually learn it? This workshop is for you!

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST

Have you ever wondered why you immediately click with some people, yet feel guarded around others?

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

If you have ever considered studying in Singapore, or you're heading there soon, this workshop is for you! 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

If you have considered studying abroad, or you're going on exchange soon, this workshop is for you! 

Monday, November 13, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Have you ever written a test or exam and then are surprised at the mark you received? Do you try and memorize the material for your courses and not actually learn it? This workshop is for you!

Monday, November 13, 2017 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

What does "global citizen" mean to you? This workshop will explore thinking globally and appreciating cultural diversity - factors important for future leaders and their ability to adapt to the ever-changing and challenging work/team environment.

Monday, November 13, 2017 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

If you have ever considered studying in Hong Kong, or you're heading there soon, this workshop is for you! 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Why is creativity important? Are some people 'born' creative while others are not? What's the difference (or similarity) between creativity and innovation?

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Are you an international student graduating this term and intending to work in Canada? You may be eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit to work in Canada!

Monday, November 6, 2017 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST

Many, many, many hours are spent in meetings – how can your meetings build relationships and achieve results?

Monday, November 6, 2017 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Do you find note taking in class to be difficult, boring, or perhaps you don't get anything out of your notes after the fact? Knowing effective strategies to organize information presented in lectures and textbooks can help to improve your concentration, increase your recall and save you time in the long run! 

Saturday, November 4, 2017 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

What qualities make the best leader? Have you ever wanted to be the type of leader others admire?

Saturday, November 4, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Leadership has been described as 'evolving self-discovery' – we LEARN leadership through experience, feedback, reflection, role models, theory and discovering our passions and goals.

Monday, October 30, 2017 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

Do you ever shy away from a situation involving conflict? Unsure how best to handle the situation? Worried that the situation will escalate and get out of control?

Thursday, October 26, 2017 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Have you ever written a test or exam and then are surprised at the mark you received? Do you try and memorize the material for your courses and not actually learn it? This workshop is for you!

Thursday, October 26, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

What key elements make a speaker connect with an audience? Have you been in a situation where you have practiced and practiced what you were going to say and then felt after your presentation you hadn't related well to the audience? What's up?

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