Fall 2022 – International Student Orientation

WELCOME TO THE FLEMING COMMUNITY

Fall 2022 Registration Instructions for New International Students

Thank you for choosing to study at Fleming College this September 2022!

Your program requires you to be on campus to attend classes in person on September 6, 2022, the first day of the Fall 2022 term. If you are not able to meet this requirement for any reason, you will be withdrawn from your program. If you will not be able to be on campus to attend classes in person on September 6, 2022, please let us know immediately. We can assist you in deferring your application to the next term your program is offered. If you cannot provide proof that you have entered Canada (Study Permit) and are unable to attend classes in person on September 6, 2022, you will be withdrawn from your program.

International Student Registration will take place at the Sutherland campus in Peterborough, beginning August 30 until September 6, 2022 from 9 am – 3:30 p.m. Registration will take place in the lower level of the Kawartha Trades and Technology wing (D Wing).

International Student Registration will take place at the Frost campus in Lindsay, beginning August 26 until September 6, 2022 from 9 am – 3:30 p.m. Registration will take place in the Registrar’s Office of the Frost campus.

*NOTE: registrations will not take place on the weekend.

Please come prepared for registration by bringing your passport, study permit and a paper or digital copy of your letter of acceptance.

Orientation Information 

The International Education Office has organized several informative activities and events for you. All sessions take place online. Some of these sessions require your attendance. Others can be viewed at your leisure and are available now.

ORIENTATION DAYS:

ALL CAMPUSES:

  • Tuesday, August 23: Virtual orientation for all international students – Day 1
  • Wednesday, August 24: Virtual orientation for all international students – Day 2
  • Thursday, August 25: Virtual orientation for all international students – Day 3

SUTHERLAND CAMPUS IN-PERSON:

Choose one day: August 30, 31 or September 1:  Meet & Greet for students in Peterborough, Canada – Day 4

FROST CAMPUS IN-PERSON:

Friday, August 26: Meet & Greet for students in Lindsay, Canada – Day 4

PROGRAM-SPECIFIC ORIENTATION:

Students will receive Program Specific Orientation information via Fleming email. Make sure to check your junk folder.

  1. In-person – Sutherland (Peterborough) – September 6
  2. In-person – Frost (Lindsay) – September 6 – 9​

DAY 1: TUESDAY,  AUGUST 23

Virtual Orientation for all international students – Day 1 (Attendance required)

| WELCOME SESSION – ALL PROGRAMS

8:30 – 9:30 am

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| PEER MENTORING AND TEAM BUILDING

10:00 – 11:30 am

Peer Mentors play an important role in helping international students connect with Canadian students, share their culture, and develop soft skills vital to success in the Canadian labour market. Participate in team-building games in a fun, relaxed virtual atmosphere.

SESSION ENDED – RECORDING IS NOT AVAILABLE

| STUDENT PANEL

12:00 – 1:00 pm

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DAY 2: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24

Virtual Orientation for all international students – Day 2 (Attendance required)

| IMMIGRATION 101

8:00 – 9:00 am

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.

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| WHAT’S ACADEMIC INTEGRITY?

9:15 – 10:15 am

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.

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| FIND A PLACE TO LIVE

10:30 – 11:30 am

Are you moving to Peterborough or Lindsay? Learn your rights as a tenant and how to search for your new living space.

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| APA CITATION FOR SUCCESSFUL ASSIGNMENTS

12:15 – 1:15 pm  (This session has ended)

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 the 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 – 2:30 pm

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

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| APPLY FOR A SIN NUMBER

2:45 – 3:45 pm

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

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DAY 3: 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 say hello. We’re here to help you.

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1:30 – 2:30 pm  –   SESSION ENDED

Please email international@flemingcollege.ca if you have any questions.

| HOUSING SEARCH – VIRTUAL DROP-IN

10:15 – 11:15 am

Need help finding housing? Connect with Fleming’s Off-Campus Housing Coordinator online today to get advice and assistance with your housing search. Please email och@flemingcollege.ca if you need help.

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| D2L – YOUR LEARNING PLATFORM HANDS-ON VIRTUAL DROP-IN

11:30 – 12:30 pm

This session is for students who have completed their registration process and are able to log into myCampus Portal. For information on how to access the portal, please read page 10 of the Handbook. Learn how to navigate on D2L, how to access your courses, submit your assignments, quizzes, view your grades and more.

SESSION ENDED – RECORDING IS NOT AVAILABLE

DAY 4: 

FROST CAMPUS IN-PERSON – FRIDAY, AUGUST 26 

If you are in Canada, 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.

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SUTHERLAND CAMPUS IN-PERSON – CHOOSE ONE DAY: AUGUST 30, 31 OR SEPTEMBER 1 

If you are in Canada, 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.

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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 on the right foot.

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YOUR HEALTH PLAN

Find out more about your health insurance coverage.

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NAVIGATE ON D2L – THE STUDENT LEARNING PLATFORM

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 SUPPORTS AVAILABLE TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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

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