New International Students
Our next International Welcome Week will take place January 9-12, 2017.
Post-graduate Leadership & Management Orientation will be held January 27, and Post-graduate International Business Orienation will be held February 10.
All new international students starting classes must attend orientation events. During the welcome week you will learn more about what to expect during your studies at MITT and get to know the campus, as well as meet staff and fellow students and explore the city of Winnipeg.
Check out this welcome from MITT's President!
All events start at our Henlow Campus, 130 Henlow Bay, in the Delta Room at 9:00 a.m. 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.
Students from visa-exempt countries like Korea, Japan, Singapore, Chile and the UK now need to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization to enter Canada.
Schedule and Themes: January 9-12
Settlement in Canada (Monday January 9, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) – 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. Lunch included.
Presentation 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.
Staying Legal (Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00) - You will receive more information about the supports and services available to 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 importance of making connections and building your social capital. Lunch included.
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 and receive information for obtaining your Manitoba Health Card.
Student Life (Wednesday 9:00 - 3:00) – 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. Lunch included.
Winnipeg (Thursday 9:00 - 3:00) – We are finishing your Orientation Week by traveling to the famous Canadian Museum for Human Rights and the Fork Market and Historical site. This is an optional activity and registration is required to participate. The visit to the museum and the forks have a cost of $10 that includes transportation from MITT to the museum, admittance fee to the museum and transportation back to MITT. Lunch not included.
Please contact us if you have any allergies or special dietary requirements.
What should students bring?
-Monday: Comfortable clothes for bowling event, $10 for (optional) Thursday event
-Tuesday: study permit and original academic documents
-Wednesday: dress warmly for an outdoor walking tour, as well as gym/fitness clothes for doing physical activities
-Thursday: money for lunch and optional ice skate rental, warm clothes to be outside
Friday, January 13: no orientation or classes
January 16 – Feb. 3: Introduction to College and Work program
February 6 - full program start: If you are unsure of your schedule, please consult your letter of acceptance, or contact your Enrolment Services Officer or email@example.com for more details.
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Contact us today and we will be more than happy to help you with any questions or concerns you have.