International Student Orientation (ISO) and the ELL International Student Orientation (ELL ISO) are mandatory. It's important for all new international learners. We'll give you the right tools to succeed in your program. You'll also meet fellow students and learn about different support and student services.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the Fall 2020 International Students Orientation (ISO) will be held online with pre-recorded sessions and live Q&A with the international students advisors. Check MYBVC email for more updates and to register for the orientation.

Upcoming Dates


ISO (Certificate and Diplomas)

ELL ISO (International ELL)
Fall 2020 August 28 & 31, 2020 August 31, 2020 
Winter 2021 January 5, 2021 January 6, 2021

ELL International Student Orientation (ISO) 

International students starting the International ELL program are required to attend the session.

ISO for Certificate and Diploma students

International students starting a certificate or diploma program must attend.

Topics we'll cover during preparation day:

  • Immigration permits (study and work permits)
  • Academic breaks
  • Health insurance
  • Academic advising
  • Full-time and part-time enrolment
  • Self-registration and course planning 

    Don't forget to:

    • Check in 15 minutes earlier.
    • Bring your passport and study permit documentation.  

International Education

North Campus, N333 
345 - 6 Avenue SE

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