Helping International Students Thrive!
Guide transforms the content international students need into a format they want.
This simulation helps international students follow COVID readiness plans and travel guidelines set by IRCC and CBSA. International students learn what they need to know to travel safely, arrive safely, and quarantine safely.
Acknowledges the expectations of academic integrity and the misconduct pitfalls to avoid. Introduces students to the values of academic integrity, different types of academic dishonesty and misconduct, plagiarism and cheating, as well as how to avoid them.
Educates international students about consent and how to develop healthy relationships while taking into account cultural nuances. Concepts of consent, sexual misconduct, and its implications are introduced through engaging, interactive, and realistic simulations.
Prepares international students for methods to deal with loneliness and homesickness, appreciation of mental health and wellness, understand what affects one’s mental wellbeing, how to identify symptoms of mental health challenges within themselves, and how to seek help early and find resources on campus and in the community.
Gives students a sense of what to expect as they acculturate and transition into Canada. Students will learn about Canadian culture, relationship dynamics, as well as values and customs. Learners are encouraged to integrate into Canadian culture while maintaining their own cultural identities.
Prepares international students to navigate the Canadian Education system. The course informs students of the different elements of Canadian education, the classroom and assessment expectations and norms, how to adapt and succeed in the Canadian system, as well as how to find the right academic resources available on campus.
Students are instructed on how to find and utilize the resources, opportunities, and support services available on campus. The course also demonstrates how to properly prioritize and balance academic and non-academic life.
International students are prepared for banking, setting up phone plans, housing, banking, health insurance, cooking and groceries, public transport, and finding accommodation, and weather preparation using a mix of scenarios and assessments.
Goes beyond the banking process to teach international students financial literacy. The course covers budgeting, money management and financial planning, financial scams, credit, taxes, savings and banking.
Prepares international students for the nature of the Canadian workplace. The course covers topics such as professional etiquette, building a professional online profile, the importance of volunteering, resumé writing tips, access to opportunities on campus, and other skills that they need to succeed in the Canadian job market.
Prepares international students for the academic skills necessary to thrive in the Canadian education environment. Students will learn strategies to adapt their writing style to the expectations of Canadian post-secondary education, as well as learn tips to enhance their time management, note-taking, and study skills.