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Housekeeping Screenshot or take notes of important info Slides will be provided for you after the session Cameras off in main session Don’t share personal information in the chat Ask Qs to Chat Support – not in the main chat Q &A at the end of the session
First Nations Vancouver is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Coast Salish People: Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-waututh First Nations
Langara. House of Teaching snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓. (sno-WAY-ith LAY-lum) Think About: Whose land are you on right now? Do some research.
Why is this important to know? It is our responsibility as residents/citizens to educate ourselves on the history of Canada as well as on current issues that continue to affect First Nations communities. It is respectful of the First Nations of Canada and their ancestors It helps develop positive relationships between newcomers and Indigenous Peoples You might be an Indigenous student!
Think About: How will you work on being inclusive?
Think About: Will you follow the platinum rule?
LONG WEEKENDS SPRING AND SEMESTER HOLIDAYS IN BC
CANADIAN COMMUNICATION STYLES In the classroom and beyond
TABOO TOPICS politics religion sex money body image
TIME CULTURE Think About: Were you on time to this webinar? Were you early? Were you late?
BARGAINING houses/cars/private sales
HOW DOES LANGARA VIEW A GRADE NEGOTIATION? • Unacceptable • Disrespectful of instructor’s time and expertise • Seen as belittling yourself HOW MIGHT STUDENTS VIEW A • THERE IS NO NEGOTIATION GRADE NEGOTIATION? OF GRADES AT LANGARA Think About: • “Everything back home is a How are you being negotiation” • GRADES ARE EARNED, NOT perceived? • “What have a I got to lose?” GIVEN • “What’s the worst that could happen?” • PLEASE DO NOT ASK YOUR PROFESSORS TO CHANGE YOUR GRADES
Which of the scenarios is considered plagiarism?
Academic Integrity It is your responsibility to inform yourself of the academic integrity polices at Langara. Saying you didn’t know will not be an acceptable excuse.
Professional Communication BOUNDARIES • Work/Life balance • After hours communication • Giving out of cell phone numbers • Allow 2-3 business days for a response • Please do not use all capital letters in your emails
X X UR X CUZ B4 2 Think About: Have you done this? How could this be perceived by an instructor or a (potential) employer?
Formal structure Please provide your full name and Student ID Think About: What’s the difference between sending a text on your phone and sending an email on your phone?
Think About: Do any of these feel true for you? Source: InterEdge Sharpening Global Talent
STUDENT: Sir, tomorrow is my grandmother’s birthday. INSTRUCTOR: Oh, wonderful, how old will she be? STUDENT: Very old, sir. She is the top of our family. INSTRUCTOR: Wow. Are you getting her anything special for a gift? STUDENT: No. But we will have a big celebration with our whole family on skype tomorrow. INSTRUCTOR: How fun! Well, say happy birthday to your grandmother for me. Oh, and don’t forget you’ve got your assignment is due tomorrow. STUDENT: ........
STUDENT: Sir, tomorrow is my grandmother’s birthday and we are having a big party in the afternoon that I have to skype into. INSTRUCTOR: Oh. But our class is tomorrow afternoon and you need to submit your assignment. STUDENT: Yes, I realize that, but I won’t be able to attend class tomorrow. I’m hoping that I can get an extension on my assignment. Think About: Will you need to alter your communication style?
What’s ONE THING you like about Canada?
LANGARA STUDENT SERVICES
Where do I find what I need? Don’t forget these! Email, Brightspace, Information System
Counselling Services • Friendly people to talk to! • Monday to Friday • Kerri Janota and Merike Bruen • Just a phone call away • University program • Future career planning advice • Academic advising • Personal counselling Think About: Have you considered how a Canadian resume/interview may be different? It’s totally normal to be feeling like your emotions are a rollercoaster!
The Hub - Office for Student Engagement Back to School events firstname.lastname@example.org Student Clubs email@example.com VOLT firstname.lastname@example.org langara.ca/hub
Where should you get your textbooks?
Langara Student Success Course (LSSC) Very cool lady Think About: Have you finished this course yet?
Academic and Online Learning Support Your academic success is important to us! We now have regular virtual drop- in office hours where you can connect with our Learning Support Team to: Meet one-on-one with a learning support team member to get help with academic and online learning questions. Drop-in on our community café to ask questions and discuss strategies and resources for being a successful online student. Visit us at Virtual Learning Support for more information or email us your questions at email@example.com. We look forward to meeting you online!
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES
International Education Team
International Education Office Overview International Student Services Team Marketing Team Admissions Team Counsellors Homestay Team Prospective Accepted Students Applicants Students Students in And homestay or Current Students wanting homestay or host family
Who can help me? We can help you!
Have you ever volunteered before?
CHECK THIS MONTHLY FOR IMPORTANT UPDATES!
Workshop Series(Spring 2021) Student Success Workshops • Counselling workshops Lifestyle workshops Scan Me • Mindfulness • Government Medical • Online Learning Insurance(MSP) • Learning and Memory • Coping with Exams Anxiety • Co-op and Career Centre Workshops Immigration Workshops • Working On/Off Campus • Resume Review • Study Permit Extension & Co-op • Co-op Information Session Work Permit • Graduation and Post Graduation Work Permit(PGWP)
Final Reminders • “Meet Your ISC” sessions • Check your email for information What the • Immigration, course registration name of your ISC? • Check out the International Student Orientation Resources Page, IE Newsletter How are you going to take responsibility for • Sign up for upcoming workshops & events your own success? • Be proactive with checking college’s Make new friends website, social media accounts & connect! • Langara Connects
GET INVOLVED! Building A - Room 107 Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm We support international students Come visit us when we’re back on campus!
Don’t forget to follow: • Langara College • Onevoice canada • Langara Library • svse.langara • Gathering Space • Clubs • Langara Students’ Union • Programs • Teamwecare • Vancouver/Your city updates
GO TO INSTAGRAM AND FIND THIS POST! Read the rules in the caption
Take a photo of yourself watching orientation! Tag your location Tag langara.ie We might mention you in our Insta stories! International Student Orientation
Study hard! Have fun! GOOD LUCK!
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