Online Support for International Students

In Summer 2022, there will be a lot of online suports that may come in handy for our international student in different topic and needs. We have gether all the online support webinars or workshops that will help our student, and we will keep that update as well.

Please click on the link below to access resources that helps . For more questions, feel free to email us at international@msvu.ca.

Academics at MSVU: Course Registration

This webinar will increase your awareness of how to find and register for courses as well as understand the information on the course list web page, etc.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 6th, 10: 30 am – 12:00 pm (Halifax Time Zone)

04.06.22 NISO Canadian Academic Terminology + Registration (PDF)

Canadian Health Care System and Nova Scotia Medical Insurance

We are here to help you prepare your trip to Canada! Attend this webinar to learn more about health care in Canada, health care costs, insurance types. More importantly, we will help you to understand how to access health care. Topics will also cover other health care options, Health & Wellness Services at MSVU and early arrival insurance.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 20th, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Halifax Time Zone)

Recording for this session

Travelling to Canada

Attend this webinar to help you prepare for your travel and arrival here in Canada.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 19th 10: 00 am – 11:30 am (Halifax Time Zone)

IT Training

MyMount is the University’s portal, providing you with personalized access to a number of services, including Office 365, WebAdvisor, course registration, financial information and email. Join us to learn more about the Mount’s Learning Management System, Blackboard Collaborate, Office365, and more.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Monday April 25th 9:30 am – 11:00 am (Halifax Time Zone)

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Financial Services at MSVU

Attend this webinar to learn more about fee payment, important dates, etc.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 26th 10: 00 am – 11:30 am (Halifax Time Zone)

Recording for this session

Get to Know Career Services at MSVU

Look forward to brushing up on your cover letter, resume? Want to learn more about the job or volunteer opportunities? Attending this webinar to learn all you need to know about the services you can find at Career Services.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Thursday, April 28th 9: 30 am – 11:00 am (Halifax Time Zone)

Workshop-IEC Get to Know Career Services PDF Download

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Navigating a New Culture: Canadian Classroom Culture and Academic Success

Attend this webinar on Academic Culture for International Students to deepen your understanding of academic culture in Canada before classes even start.  We’ll address cultural differences – and similarities – and how they impact your actions (and reactions) both inside and outside the classroom

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Friday, April 29th 1: 30 pm – 3: 00 pm, (Halifax Time Zone)

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All You Need to Know About Your International Emergency Health Insurance

Learn about all the key information related to your health and health insurance at MSVU. Understand how your Health Insurance plan works.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Monday, May 2nd,  10: 00 am – 11:30 am (Halifax Time Zone)

Recording for this session

Working in Canada as an International Student

Attend this information session to learn more about different types of work permits, as well as understand the work conditions on your study permit.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 4th, 10: 00 am – 11:30 am (Halifax Time Zone)

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Differentiating MSVU Writing Assignments

This presentation will focus on different types of academic writing genres and assignments you may encounter in undergraduate or graduate programs such as a 5-paragraph essay, a lab report, a reflection, and more.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 10:00am (ADT)

Differentiating MSVU Writing Assignments (PDF Download)

Interpreting Assignment Instructions

This webinar will look at how to break down assignment instructions, expectations, and evaluation.  Knowing exactly what you are required to submit makes completing your task much easier!

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 10:00am (ADT)

Interpreting Assignment Instructions (PDF Download)

Academic Integrity and Citation

Understanding Academic Integrity and Citation is a big part of becoming a successful student in Canada.  This webinar will highlight how academic integrity is defined, as well the as approaches to avoiding it like citation and referencing.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 25 at 10:00 am (ADT)

Academic Integrity and Citation (PDF Download)

Paraphrasing and Citation

Join Nicolle for a comprehensive session offering strategies for paraphrasing and summarizing, as well as vocabulary and practice.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 10:00am (ADT)

Paraphrasing and Citation (PDF Download)

Selecting and Registering for Classes on MyMount

This presentation will focus on Canadian academic vocabulary, as well as techniques to search for and register for classes on MyMount.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Date & Time: Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 10:00am (ADT)

Canadian Academic Terminology + Registration (PDF Download)