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At the start of each school year, International Student Support (ISS) hosts a series of orientation events for all new Ryerson international students.  These orientation events are very important, and all new international students are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to register and attend.  By participating at these events, you will receive essential information such as immigration regulations, health insurance requirements, specialized events and workshops taking place throughout the year, and the opportunity to get to know your fellow international students.


You have made a big step by choosing to come to Canada, and ISS is here to guide and support you during your studies at Ryerson!


International Welcome Booth

August 28th, 29th, 30th, 2017


Drop-in sessions

Podium lobby

The international welcome booth is for international students to pick up your welcome package which contains important resources and information about the campus, and it services.

You can drop by anytime from 10-4pm.

Welcome Party for International Students

August 31st, 2017

2:30-4pm | Upper Gym

4-6pm | Kerr Hall Quad

Join us for our Welcome Party for International Students! Every year we look forward to welcoming new students to the international student community. Come and celebrate your new journey as a Ryerson Ram!

From 4-6pm we are inviting the whole Ryerson community for the Cultural Jam that is open to everyone! This is a place for you to enjoy live music, watch and join cultural performance, and win some great prizes


Undergraduate Orientation Workshop and Graduate Student Workshop

Undergraduate Orientation Workshop

Friday, September 1st, 2017 | 11:30-3pm | Upper Gym

Graduate Student Orientation Workshop

Friday, September 8th, 2017 | 2:30-5:30pm | Podium 250

During the workshop, you will learn the various programming and services offered by ISS, explore the importance of becoming a global citizen as well as learn the 5 Factor Model of Resilience which focuses on the noticing the good things in life and all the possibilities that lie before you!

Niagara Falls Trip

Sunday, September 10th, 2017 | 10-6pm | Student Learning Centre Amphitheatre

Join International Student Support to discover one of Canada's most beautiful locations. During this day-long trip you will have a chance to explore the historical land and natural beauty of the Falls.

There is a $10 registration fee. This fee is to secure transportation to and back to Ryerson University. To reserve your sport, ensure you have registered and paid International Student Support by August 30th, 2017. Only cash is accepted.

Take part in this all-inclusive adventure!


Health Insurance Workshop

Friday, September 15th, 2017 |12-1:30pm| Podium (POD) 250

Students will be learn everything about University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) and extended health care insurance such as health services include prescription medications, chiropractors, dental services and massage therapy. Make sure to attend this informative workshop!

To Register

To register your attendance for these events, ensure you fill out the form here: