Winter 2021 Orientation Events

Easily find all the exciting and informative Orientation sessions we’ve put together to get you started this term.

In this calendar you can see all the events we have planned for you. Events will have the dates and times listed, so you can easily search by date or filter for specific types of events. Make sure to add them to your calendar so you don’t miss a step.

Pay close attention because some events may require you to register in advance. However, event listings with a Blackboard link don’t need registration. Simply click on the link within the event listing at the designated time and it will take you right into the session.

Spaces are limited in each session, so make sure you arrive on time to secure your spot!

Pick and choose whatever events suit your specific needs. These are completely optional but designed to provide the guidance to get you started.

Please be aware that these events and sessions are being recorded. Be mindful of what you share online, and message the moderators privately if you do not want to share information publicly. For more on privacy and your online presence check out our Tips for Online Etiquette.

Event Types

Academic

These workshops and info sessions are designed to help augment your academic studies

Get Connected

Build connections with students and staff at the college by building a network and having fun.

Get Involved

College is more than just your academics. Find out how you can get involved and have a rich college experience.

Get Started

These sessions are designed specifically to help you get started on the right track  and introduces you to services, supports, and resources at the college

International

Programming specific to the success of our international students can be found in these sessions.

Special Interest

George Brown is a diverse community and this section includes sessions from our different student groups.

Succeed

Learn more about the different personal and learning supports available at the college to help you succeed.

Technology

Find out more about navigating and using college software, your digital ID, and where to look for technical support.

Well Being

Find a balance between your work and school life with supports and sessions that address your well-being.

Events

Events

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Join us Learn about the GBC Academic Integrity Policy and what are the important things you should know. You will have the opportunity to ask questions during and at the end of presentation. Join on Zoom
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Tuesday, January 19th, 2020 - Saving & Budgeting Thursday, January 21st, 2020 - Credit & Debit Pt. 1 Tuesday, January 26th, 2020 - Credit & Debit Pt. 2 Thursday, January 28th, 2020 – Fraud 101 Come and learn about financial literacy and concepts with
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Meet SA Academic Program Staff to share your academic concerns and get advice on individual issues you may encounter. Join on Zoom
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Navigate through the videos and links shared in the MyGBC newsletter on January 20th and throughout the GBC web pages to find the answers to the clues. Get stuck? Drop into the live Q&A sessions and ask the area representatives for help on your
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Join Us Drop in chat and Q&A with representatives from areas across the college that support your academic success. This panel will include representatives from Accessible Learning Services, the Tutoring & Learning Centre, the Library Learning
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Join Us Drop in chat and Q&A with representatives from areas across the college that support your health and well-being. This panel includes representatives from Counselling & Student Well Being, PeerConnect Community, GBC Recreation, and the SA’s
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Tuesday, January 19th, 2020 - Saving & Budgeting Thursday, January 21st, 2020 - Credit & Debit Pt. 1 Tuesday, January 26th, 2020 - Credit & Debit Pt. 2 Thursday, January 28th, 2020 – Fraud 101 Come and learn about financial literacy and concepts with
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Join Us Plan for your success and your future career by building and expanding your networks. In this session, representatives from Career Services, PeerConnect Career, Community Partnerships and StartGBC will share how they can help you plan for
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Join the SA and We Got Game Corp. every Thursday at 7:00 pm for online gaming. Each Thursday features a different game. If you don’t own a gaming system click on the remote access link when registering. Participation Link Remote Access Link
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Drop In Support with the Virtual Career Centre front desk. Get assistance with your resume, cover letter, basic job search skills, LinkedIn profiles and interview preparation. The virtual desk is available Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
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Join Us Calling all out-of-the-box thinkers. We have an exciting event that involves working as a team to complete a series of challenges before the time runs out. Are you ready for the next mission? Join on ShowPass January 29, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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Join the SNAP team for a virtual hangout and trivia. Participants will have a chance to win a $25 gift card. Join on Zoom
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Do you have questions about extending your study permit and coop work permit? If so, then join the international student advisors, who are Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIA) designates, in this workshop and learn how you can
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Do you have questions about extending your study permit and coop work permit? If so, then join the international student advisors, who are Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIA) designates, in this workshop and learn how you can
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Join the SA and We Got Game Corp. every Thursday at 7:00 pm for online gaming. Each Thursday features a different game. If you don’t own a gaming system click on the remote access link when registering. Participation Link Remote Access Link
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Join the SA and We Got Game Corp. every Thursday at 7:00 pm for online gaming. Each Thursday features a different game. If you don’t own a gaming system click on the remote access link when registering. Participation Link Remote Access Link
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Join the SA and We Got Game Corp. every Thursday at 7:00 pm for online gaming. Each Thursday features a different game. If you don’t own a gaming system click on the remote access link when registering. Participation Link Remote Access Link
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Join the SNAP team for a virtual hangout and trivia. Participants will have a chance to win a $25 gift card. Join on Zoom
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Join the SA and We Got Game Corp. every Thursday at 7:00 pm for online gaming. Each Thursday features a different game. If you don’t own a gaming system click on the remote access link when registering. Participation Link Remote Access Link
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Join the SNAP team for a virtual hangout and trivia. Participants will have a chance to win a $25 gift card. Join on Zoom
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Join the SNAP team for a virtual hangout and trivia. Participants will have a chance to win a $25 gift card. Join on Zoom
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Are you graduating soon? Will you be applying for your Post-Graduate Work Permit? Join the International Centre for an Online information Session on how to apply for your Post-Graduation Work Permit.
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Are you graduating soon? Will you be applying for your Post-Graduate Work Permit? Join the International Centre for an Online information Session on how to apply for your Post-Graduation Work Permit.
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Are you graduating soon? Will you be applying for your Post-Graduate Work Permit? Join the International Centre for an Online information Session on how to apply for your Post-Graduation Work Permit.
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Join the SNAP team for a virtual hangout and trivia. Participants will have a chance to win a $25 gift card. Join on Zoom