Integration Week

Integration week

Welcome new students! Integration Week is designed to help new students make a smooth transition to living and studying in Ottawa. It is an important first step you are taking towards achieving your goals. 

The informative sessions and the fun activities planned during this week will help you become familiar with your new environment while meeting staff members and other students.

The goals of Integration Week are as follows:

  • Introduce you to the university campus and the city of Ottawa.
  • Give you some insights into Canadian culture and the cultural adjustment process.
  • Provide you with tools and strategies that promote academic success.

Please note that participation is mandatory and attendance is taken during Integration Week.

Schedule

The EIP Integration Week will be offered from August 30 to September 1. Please make sure you are on campus on time to attend.

 

Integration Week Schedule – 2017 Fall Session

Date

Time

Activity

Place

Facilitator

DAY 1

Wednesday

30/08/2017

8:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

 

Meet & Greet and Orientation

140 Louis Pasteur

Marion (MRN) 150

Nancy Thiffault,

Student Services Coordinator

Sharon Carrier,

Academic  Services Coordinator

11:15 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

(optional)

Campus Walking Tour

*Please wear comfortable shoes.

140 Louis Pasteur

Marion (MRN) 150

Nancy Thiffault,

Student Services Coordinator

 

 

DAY 2

Thursday

31/08/2017

8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

 

Strategies for Success Workshop -

Intercultural Strategies

(Mandarin)

140 Louis Pasteur

Marion (MRN) 150

Xiaoyang (Audrey) Zhang, EIP Mentor

Chenghao (Calvin) Jia, uOttawa Student

Strategies for Success Workshop -

Intercultural Strategies

(English)

120 University Private

FSS 1006

Nancy Thiffault,

Student Services Coordinator

 

10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

 

Strategies for Success Workshop -

Academic Strategies

140 Louis Pasteur

Marion (MRN) 150

Sharon Carrier,

Academic  Services Coordinator

11:15 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Lunch Break

Free Time

Student card

UPASS

Info-Service

UCU

 

 

 

DAY 3

Friday

01/09/2017

10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

 

UHIP Health Insurance Presentation

 

140 Louis Pasteur

Marion (MRN) 150

Anke Rosenfeld-Moncion,

International Office

 

11:15 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

(optional, please register)

Pizza Lunch and Bowling

McArthur Lanes

Nancy Thiffault,

Student Services Coordinator

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