Orientation

Welcome to MITT

Welcome new MITT students

Welcome to the MITT community. Please review the orientation information below. The page will be updated as new information becomes available.

Questions? Contact us at orientation@mitt.ca.

A few tips

  • Orientation is designed to give you all the information and resources you need to succeed at MITT. Attendance and participation is expected and will be tracked.
  • Ask questions early and often. Student Services and our team of student advisors can help you by phone, email, and/or Zoom.
  • Be sure to visit the Important Dates page for a breakdown of dates by program.

Work Skills Foundations

The Work Skills Foundations course is a graduation requirement for many MITT programs. MITT will register you in this online course within the month prior to the start of your program. Visit Work Skills Foundations for complete details, including course dates.

Winter 2023 orientation schedule

Post-secondary and post-graduate students

All students are required to attend an in-person orientation on Tuesday, January 3 and Wednesday, January 4.

See the schedule below with the time and location for your program.

Program Details
All programs Tuesday, January 3
Location and time: To be announced

Wednesday, January 4
Location and time: To be announced
Carpentry To be announced

High School Students

School Division/Program Details
Students taking classes at MITT from the following school divisions:
  • Pembina Trails School Division
  • Louis Riel School Division
  • Red River Valley School Division (Sanford Collegiate)
Note:
  • If you are a division scolaire franco-manitobaine (DSFM) student, follow the schedule provided by your counsellor.
  • If you are a MITT High School student, you will receive an email about your first day.
To be announced

Workshop series

This series of presentations will help you get ready for your first day at MITT.

Below, you will find a sample of the sessions offered. A full schedule with registration links will be available shortly. Sessions vary in length between 15 minutes and one hour.

General sessions

International student-specific sessions

Domestic student-specific sessions

Recordings will be available of online sessions.

Updated: Nov 24, 2022. Schedule is subject to change.

Pre-Arrival Webinar

Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 9 a.m.

Many of you are getting ready to travel to MITT and start your program. This webinar covers the following topics:

Immigration

Arriving to Winnipeg

  • Packing
  • Airports
  • Accommodations
  • Other: banking, SIN, bus pass etc.

What’s next?

  • Orientation
  • Become familiar with MITT’s systems (Student Email, MS Teams etc.)

Q & A's

  • If you still have questions, you’re not alone!

Register:
mitt-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pzUpL6e9RLCc85EZyBmBbQ

Looking for Accommodations: How and Where to Start

Thursday, December 1, 2022, 5 p.m.

Duration: 1 hour

First time renting in Manitoba? Moving to Winnipeg? Join New Journey Housing in this workshop to learn how to get started, where to find accommodations and your rights as a tenant.

For more information, refer to this booklet [PDF].

Register:
mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtduCorDgtGNNTNqEjZacej9RVbH85M4P5

Paying for your Tuition

For domestic students only.

Are you still deciding whether to apply for a loan? This is an important decision as paying for tuition and living expenses is a big financial commitment.

Learn about the options to finance your time as a student, with a focus on the Manitoba Student Aid (MSA) program.

Monday, December 5, 5 p.m.

Duration: 30 minutes

Register:
mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAvcuCtqj0jGtCaC7QoBhvBGNJG48uoAFfW

Guard.Me Health Insurance

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 9 a.m.

Wednesday, January 11, 2023 11:30 a.m.

Duration: 30 minutes

Applicable to international students only.

Find out what is included in your health insurance coverage, and how to file a claim. Did you know your coverage starts as soon as December 5?

For information about:

Register:
mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsdO6pqDgsHdHb90cARflU3gwN8pPTFtx4

MITT Accounts

Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, January 5, 2023, 11:45 a.m.

Duration: 15 minutes

Learn about the different platforms at MITT and how to access them.

Please find your student email username and password before this session. (You would have received this 48 hours after being admitted to MITT.)

Register:
mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqduuqrzMpH9aBkXTMDgn5BzgZdlIADZhR

Introduction to MyLearning: MITT’s Online Course Management Software

Thursday, December 1, 2022, 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, December 15, 2022, 3:30 p.m.

Friday, January 6, 2023, 11:30 a.m.

Duration: 15 minutes

MyLearning, also known as Brightspace, is the platform where you can access the online components of your program, as well as Work Skills Foundations. This presentation explores how the platform works.

Sign in with your student email at mylearning.mitt.ca/

For technical support, email MyLearning@mitt.ca with your full name and MITT student ID.

Register:
mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtd-6orz4rHtAzgcsNRE4EA25E9s262YvC

Tips for Successful Learning

Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 3:30 p.m.

Duration: 20 minutes

While studying, there may be different barriers, such as distractions, technology, etc. You are not alone; many students encounter these barriers. In this session, you’ll learn tips shared by your peers for successful studying.

Register:mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApcO-hrjotG930_Fwo3VjcY65pdKUUdaWI

Career Readiness: What Can You Do to be Prepared?

Wednesday, December 21, 2022, 9:30 a.m.

Monday, January 9, 2023, 11:30 a.m.

Duration: 15 minutes

While you are preparing to start your program, there are a few important things you can start working on to strengthen your resume. Career and Employment Services will share how you can gain experience while in school and the importance of being thoughtful about your work and volunteer opportunities.

Register:
mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqcOCtrT0uHNBAbikv-mWDBKO8o1Z9lIZW

Student Services: What We Can Do for You

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 9:30 a.m.

Thursday, January 12, 2023, 11:45 a.m.

Duration: 15 minutes

At MITT, there are many supports available to you and a team who is always cheering you on. Learn about our services: advising, accessibility, counseling, and Indigenous supports, and how to find us.

Register:
mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZclcOyvqD4iGdzkFJvFgsoMkspWnijIY2hx

Being Ready: Time Management

Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 4 p.m.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 11:45 a.m.

Duration: 15 minutes

A full-time program requires you to be in class for almost eight hours a day. With work, school, family, hobbies, gaming, and friends, how do you make time for it all? There is a solution. Join us to learn how to manage your time.

Register:
mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrcuCgpz4jH9Q7hRP4-YWdzEiH02qvHfjj

Virtual Café

Friday, December 9, 2022, 2:30 p.m.

Friday, December 16, 2022, 2:30 p.m.

Friday, December 23, 2022, 2:30 p.m.

Duration: 30 minutes

Meet your peers virtually, bring questions that you may have, or simply enjoy a cup of coffee as you connect with each other.

Register:
mitt-ca.zoom.us/j/87221055142?pwd=QVMwQ2V0NnRPdFhGRWZibzJveW10UT09

Campus Tours

Duration: 30 minutes

In-person campus tours of the Henlow, Fultz, and Pembina campuses will take place during the week of December 19. Take advantage of the opportunity to get familiar with your campus. To register, email StudentLife@mitt.ca with your program and preferred tour time to assist with managing the numbers present.

7 Fultz Campus – Report to the student entrance

Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 11 a.m.

1551 Pembina Campus – Report to the general office

Wednesday, December 21, 2022, 11 a.m.

130 Henlow Campus – Report to the general office

Thursday, December 22, 2022, 11 a.m.

Spring 2023 Orientation Schedule

Details to be announced.

Updated: October 25, 2022. Schedule is subject to change.

Contact us today and we will be more than happy to help you with any questions or concerns you have.

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