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International Student Orientation

Events and Field Trips

International Student Orientation Fall 2021 Schedule. 

Student Panel- Virtual Event

July 30, 9:30 a.m.

If you have any questions about Corner Brook, Grenfell Campus, and/or the campus experience sign in for this student panel. Questions can be submitted in advance: international@grenfell.mun.ca


Big Talk - Virtual Event

August 30, 5 p.m.

Big Talk was created by Kalina Silverman to challenge strangers to skip the small talk (ie, talking about the weather) and jump into deeper topics (ie, life goals). Big Talk allows strangers to get to know each other on a deeper level and better appreciate diverse perspectives. It helps participants develop multicultural competence by thinking about how culture and past experiences can shape the answers of others. At the August 30th Big Talk event, we’ll randomly match participants and provide guiding questions to incite meaningful conversation. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are all encouraged to take part! RSVP: international@grenfell.mun.ca


Movie Night 

August 31, 7 p.m. LC301

Join your fellow international students for a showing of The Grand Seduction! This is a great opportunity for you to socialize with new and returning students. Open to all students. Pre-registration is required via Eventbrite. Snacks and drinks will be provided. 


3 Bear Mountain Trail 

September 1, 7:30 p.m. Arts and Science’s Atrium

If you enjoy the outdoors, join us for an evening walk to the 3 Bear Mountain to watch the sunset. If it is raining this event will be postponed to a later date. Pre-registration is required via Eventbrite. 


Picnic in the Park 

September 2, 3 p.m. Margaret Bowater Park 

If you want to welcome new students to our province join us for this picnic in the park. You will have a chance to socialize and to do some rock painting. New students will have the opportunity to be screeched in (no alcohol).If it is raining this event will take place at the Arts and Science’s Atrium. Pre-registration is required via Eventbrite. Snacks and drinks will be provided. 


Foreign Health Insurance Session - Virtual Event

September 7, 2 p.m.

Natasha Clark from the Internationalization Office in St. John's will be hosting a virtual information session to answer questions you might have about the Foreign Health Insurance. RSVP: international@grenfell.mun.ca


Outdoor Coffee House 

September 8, 3:30 p.m. In front of the LC Building 

Join us for the first fall semester's coffee house. All students are welcome. If it is raining this event will take place at the Arts and Science’s Atrium. Snacks and drinks will be provided. RSVP: international@grenfell.mun.ca


Bank with RBC

September 9,10,14 from 1 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. AS2036

Representatives of the Royal Bank of Canada will be on campus to open student bank accounts and to answer all questions that you might have about banking in Canada. Please select a time using doodle.


Le Coin Franco “Bienvenue aux étudiants franco” Fire at the Bartlett's Point Beach

September 10, 7 p.m.  

The Francophone Federation of  Newfoundland and Labrador welcomes all French speaking students to our province. In this event you would be introduced to the French community of Corner Brook. This event is open to anyone who speaks French or who is interested in learning French. Snacks will be provided. For more information please contact Le Coin Franco at: LeCoinFranco@fftnl.ca


Service Canada Information Session- Virtual Event

September 15, 3:30 p.m.

A Service Canada Representative will be joining us virtually to talk about job bank, resume building and how to get a Social Insurance Number (SIN).  RSVP: international@grenfell.mun.ca


CRA Information Session- Virtual Event

September 22, 3:30 p.m.

The Canada Revenue Agency is hosting an interactive webinar for newcomers to Canada on benefits and credits. The webinar will provide: an overview of the various benefit and credits, information on how to apply for them and continue getting your payments, information on other topics such as the underground economy, scams, and CRA services. RSVP: international@grenfell.mun.ca





International Student Services

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: AS 271
Phone: (709) 639-6525
Email: international@grenfell.mun.ca



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