New International Students

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Welcome New Students!

Below you will have important information about our next Hospitality Management Diploma Orientation (October 13) and the Introduction to College and Work Program (October 16 – November 3).

Please note that the college will be closed on October 9 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

All new international students starting classes must attend orientation events. During the orientation you will learn more about what to expect during your studies at MITT, get to know the campus, meet our staff and fellow students

The orientation will take place at 9:00 am in room 121 at the Pembina Campus (1551 Pembina Highway). Punctuality is important – we are working on Canadian time! Check out a map and parking information, and look up how to get here on the bus. You can use the Winnipeg Transit tool Navigo to find out how to get to MITT by bus.

Orientation Themes and Schedule

Settlement in Canada
We want to welcome you with MITT! First impressions always are important. Learn about the college and the people that are going to be part of your experience at MITT. You will be part of different presentations about culture in Canada and what to do to better adjust to your new city: Winnipeg. This is also an opportunity for you to meet other international students.

Student Services
You will receive information about the supports and services available for you at MITT. During this session you will get to know the names and faces of the people who are here to support you. You will also learn about the process for obtaining a Manitoba Health Card.

Student Life & Admin Tasks
There are many other things that happen at MITT apart from classes. We want you to engage in other aspects of student life. You will do a campus tour and get introduced to the student groups and sport activities happening at the college. In addition, the admissions team will finalize your student file by reviewing your Study Permit and transcripts from your previous studies. You will be able to obtain your student ID card, Social Insurance Number, bus pass, and locker.

Please contact us if you have any allergies or special dietary requirements: orientation@mitt.ca

What should I bring?

  • Comfortable clothes, reusable water bottle
  • Admission documents, transcripts, passport, and study permit.

Introduction to College and Work program - October 16 – November 3

The Introduction to College and Work program is made up of three mandatory one-week courses to help prepare international students for what is expected of them while studying at MITT and in their work practicums. 

Courses will focus on promoting learning strategies to help students become more efficient and effective in the classroom, resume writing, interview skills and how to market yourself to prospective employers, intercultural communication skills and how to manage the expectations of the Canadian workplace. 

Students will be required to demonstrate their competence in these skill areas through assignments and presentations. 

Course Schedule:

  • October 16 – 20: Enhancing Skills for College and Work
  • October 23 – 27: Career Planning and Employment Readiness
  • October 30 – November 3: Transition to Work

For questions or further information about orientation please email us at orientation@mitt.ca.

We look forward to meeting you!
MITT Student Life

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