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Orientation for International Students

Friday, Aug 30 at 9:00am - 3:00 pm
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This is a special one-day orientation specifically designed for international students. We encourage you to attend this session, in addition to the orientation for all new students on September 3—5, 2013.

Before Orientation

Please note that we offer a few services before Orientation starts:

The Welcome Centre

The Welcome Centre is there help you settle in before Orientation begins. It will be located on the main floor at Regent College in the Atrium and be open from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, from Wednesday, August 21 until Friday, September 6th . Please feel free to drop by. We will enjoy meeting you, having a cup of tea or coffee with you and helping you with any questions you might have.

Gifts for New Students

Every year staff, faculty, friends and exiting students of Regent College give away good quality household items as a way to bless incoming students as they begin their time in Vancouver. Everything is free!

If you need household goods, small furniture or children's items you are welcome to come past and take what you may need. Gifts for New Students will be open between Wednesday, August 21 to Friday, September 7 in Room 010 (located next to Student Services, on the lower level of Regent College).

Orientation Program

The Orientation Program is designed to help you make a smooth and successful transition into the Regent College community. These days will be very beneficial to your Regent College experience and will introduce you to the history, mission and values of this place. You will also form some of the most important relationships for your time in Vancouver. Please plan on attending and bring your spouse and family!

Please set aside these dates for Orientation:

  • International Student Orientation (for Non-North Americans)
    Friday, August 30th
    9:00am-3:00pm
    Registration from 8:30
  • Orientation for all incoming students
    Tuesday, September 3rd - Thursday, September 5th
    9am-3:00pm (with optional afternoon and evening activities)
    Registration: Tuesday 8:30 am

Lunch during Orientation

Lunch will be provided for you each day at a cost of $5.00 per person (children aged 14 and under can eat for free).

Childcare during the Orientation Program

Childcare is provided during Orientation. Should you require childcare while you attend Orientation, please send an email to international@regent-college.edu with the names and ages of your children no later than August 15.

Labour Day Weekend

The College will be closed on Monday, September 2 for a national holiday.