Winter 2023 – International Student Orientation

WELCOME TO THE FLEMING COMMUNITY

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, December 13: Virtual orientation for all international students – Day 1
  • Wednesday, December 14: Virtual orientation for all international students – Day 2
  • Thursday, December 15: Virtual orientation for all international students – Day 3

Register for all ONLINE sessions here

| APPLY FOR A SIN NUMBER

1:45 – 2:45 pm – Wednesday, December 14

Apply once and faster for a SIN number by joining this session with a Service Canada representative.

JOIN SESSION (No registration necessary)

Webinar number: 2772 270 6397
Webinar password: vJAUYUy*478 (85289890 from phones)
Join by phone: +1-343-602-2007 Ottawa-Hull or +1-647-418-2019 Toronto
Access code: 277 227 06397

Remember, you will also need to register for one IN-PERSON session.

SUTHERLAND CAMPUS IN-PERSON:

Choose one day: January 3 or January 4:  Meet & Greet for students in Peterborough, Canada – Day 4

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.

REGISTER

FROST CAMPUS IN-PERSON:

January 5: Meet & Greet for students in Lindsay, Canada – Day 4

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.

REGISTER

PROGRAM-SPECIFIC ORIENTATION:

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

ORIENTATION AGENDA

DAY 1: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2022

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

| WELCOME SESSION – ALL PROGRAMS

9:00 – 10:00 am

| FIND A PLACE TO LIVE

10:15 – 11:15 am

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

| STUDENT PANEL

11:30 – 12:30 pm

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2022

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.

| 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.

| APA CITATION FOR SUCCESSFUL ASSIGNMENTS

10:30 – 11:30 am  (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.

| FIND A PART-TIME JOB

12:30 – 1:30 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.

| APPLY FOR A SIN NUMBER

1:45 – 2:45 pm

Apply once and faster for a SIN number by joining this session with a Service Canada representative.

JOIN SESSION (No registration necessary)

Webinar number: 2772 270 6397
Webinar password: vJAUYUy*478 (85289890 from phones)
Join by phone: +1-343-602-2007 Ottawa-Hull or +1-647-418-2019 Toronto
Access code: 277 227 06397

DAY 3: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2022

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.

9:00 – 10:00 am

1:30 – 2:30 pm

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.

DAY 4: 

SUTHERLAND CAMPUS IN-PERSON – CHOOSE ONE DAY: JANUARY 3 OR 4, 2023

FROST CAMPUS IN-PERSON – JANUARY 5

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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