Fall 2019 International Student Orientation

International student orientation registration is now open!

Welcome to NorQuest! On August 26, 27, and 28, 2019, we will be hosting the International Student Orientation.

Come and connect with other students and staff, the people who will support you throughout your studies here, discover the different service areas around the campus, and enjoy some treats (light breakfast and lunch on Day 1 and 2), games, and prizes to welcome you to NorQuest!

International Student Orientation is a three-day event that is open to all new incoming international students. Orientation will equip you with everything you need for successful transition to NorQuest!

If you wish to attend this orientation, you must fill out the registration form on the right-hand side of this page.

Day 1: Monday, August 26 | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Singhmar Centre for Learning
10215 108 Street NW
Room 2-013

You will learn about the following:

  • academic and career advising services on campus
  • campus tour
  • finding suitable accommodation
  • how to register for classes
  • student wellness services and health care in Canada
  • student’s Association of NorQuest College
‚ÄčDay 2: Tuesday, August 27 | 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Singhmar Centre for Learning
10215 108 Street NW
Room 2-013

You will learn about the following:

  • academic integrity and judicial affairs
  • banking and financial planning
  • cultural adaptation: Canadian fun facts, culture, and practices
  • immigration regulations
  • library tour and Tutorial Services
  • Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries
Day 3: Wednesday, August 28 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Civic Employees Legacy Tower
10215 108 Street NW
SANQC Activity Center (main floor lobby in front of NorQuest International)

  • You will explore what’s close to campus by taking an exciting Pedal Tour—we will hop on a 15-passenger U-shaped bike and pedal our way through downtown Edmonton! Seating for the Pedal Tour is limited—please indicate that you are interested in taking the Pedal Tour when you register for the orientation.

After the tour, we'll walk to the nearest Registry to apply for your Alberta Health Care card.

Orientation is free, so take advantage of this opportunity to meet new people, connect with NorQuest staff and win some prizes.

Note: It is strongly recommended that new international students attend the orientation.

If you wish to attend this orientation, you must fill out the registration form on the right-hand side of this page.

The deadline to register is Wednesday, August 21 at 4:30pm.

We look forward to meeting you!

Event capacity:


Event location:

NorQuest College
10215 108 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Event date:

8/26/2019 9:00 AM(UTC - 07:00) - 8/28/2019 12:00 PM(UTC - 07:00)
Are you planning to attend the International Student Orientation on August 26, 27, and 28?:

Would you like to participate in the Pedal Tour on Wednesday, August 28? :

Note: If you choose to participate in the Pedal Tour, you should be physically and emotionally ready to cycle in tandem for one hour. This tour is free of cost for international students.