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Welcome Week 2017

All Activities

Monday, January 8
Time
Activity
Location
Time: 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Activity: International Student Orientation
Location: W132, West Residence
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Who should attend?
New International Students
Activity description
New international students are invited to join Laurentian International to register with our department and to hear presentations by Director of Laurentian International, LELI Manager, CAE, and International Student Services Coordinators on all information pertaining to registration, health insurance, social events and more. This will be followed by the Welcome Dinner for new students.
For more information:
Laurentian International
(705) 675-1151 ext. 1557 & 1558
international@laurentian.ca
Tuesday, January 9
Time
Activity
Location
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Activity: A Welcome from the French Department
Location: E-230C, Alphonse Raymond Building
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Who should attend?
All New Students
Activity description
As director of the French Department, Renée Corbeil invites new Études françaises and French as a Second Language students to meet with her on Tuesday, January 9th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm in her office (E-230C) in the Alphonse-Raymond Building where you will receive an individual tour of the department, introductions to the staff and answers to all your questions about courses and programs.
For more information:
myLaurentian Hub
705-673-6565 / 1-800-263-4188
hub@laurentian.ca
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Activity: Scholarship Q & A Drop-In
Location: Round Room in the ISLC
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Who should attend?
Graduate Students
Activity description
Drop in session for current Graduate students or students thinking of starting their Graduate studies next year. An opportunity to ask questions, get some assistance in completing applications, or dropping of completed ones!
For more information:
Faculty of Graduate Studies
(705) 675-1151 ext. 3204
lweber@laurentian.ca
Wednesday, January 10
Time
Activity
Location
Time: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Activity: Services Fair
Location: Welcome Centre Atrium, Parker Building
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Who should attend?
Everyone
Activity description
Laurentian students thrive in a environment that supports their academic success. Visit the Services Fair to learn about: - financial and administrative supports - staying safe, healthy and active - cultural, technological and dietary supports - international student support and exchanges - studying at the Master’s level - academic support and mentorship programs
For more information:
myLaurentian Hub
705-673-6565 / 1-800-263-4188
hub@laurentian.ca
Time: 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Activity: A Welcome from the Department of Philosophy
Location: L-732, Parker Building
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Who should attend?
All New Students
Activity description
As director of the Department of Philosophy, Alain Beaulieu invites new philosophy students to meet with him on Wednesday, January 10th from 12:30 pm to 6:30 pm in his office (L-732) where you will receive an individual tour of the department, introductions to the staff and answers to all your questions about courses and the Philosophy programs.
For more information:
myLaurentian Hub
705-673-6565 / 1-800-263-4188
hub@laurentian.ca
Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Activity: Coffee House
Location: P2-Atrium-Welcome Centre
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Who should attend?
Everyone
Activity description
LAMPS will be hosting a Coffee House in the Welcome Atrium, second floor, by our office. We will serve coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and desserts. As well, we will have an acoustic musician playing live music. This event is specific to LAMPS members, but we won't turn anyone away.
For more information:
Laurentian Association of Mature & Part-Time Students
705-673-6503
lamps@laurentian.ca
Thursday, January 11
Time
Activity
Location
Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Activity: Winter Warm Up Breakfast
Location: LU Club (Fraser Building)
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Who should attend?
Graduate Students
Activity description
The Faculty of Graduate Studies would like to get to know you better! Join us for a FREE Breakfast! You might get a t-shirt out of it too!
For more information:
Faculty of Graduate Studies
(705) 675-1151 ext. 3204
lweber@laurentian.ca
Friday, January 12
Time
Activity
Location
Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Activity: Indigenous Student Affairs Open House
Location: Indigenous Sharing and Learning Centre (ISLC), Parker Building
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Who should attend?
Indigenous Students
Activity description
New Indigenous students and returning Indigenous students are invited to come and enjoy lunch and refreshments to celebrate the start of the new semester.
For more information:
Indigenous Student Affairs
(705) 675-1151 ext. 4052
isa@laurentian.ca
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Activity: International Student Voyageur Basketball Night
Location: Ben Avery Gym
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Who should attend?
All International Students
Activity description
International Students are invited to come cheer on their Voyageur Basketball Teams. Women's game is at 6PM and Men's game is at 8PM. A member of the Laurentian Voyageur Athletics staff will be on hand to welcome International Students and bring them to their seats. Please check emails and Laurentian International Facebook page for further details.
For more information:
Laurentian International
(705) 675-1151 ext. 1557 & 1558
international@laurentian.ca
Thursday, January 18
Time
Activity
Location
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Activity: Laurentian International's Snow Flake Social
Location: Brenda Wallace Reading Room, J.N. Desmarais Library
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Who should attend?
All International Students
Activity description
New international students and returning international students are invited to come enjoy some snacks and refreshments to celebrate the start of a new semester. Location will be confirmed in the coming weeks.
For more information:
Laurentian International
(705) 675-1151 ext. 1557 & 1558
international@laurentian.ca
Friday, January 19
Time
Activity
Location
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activity: XC Skiing and Snow Shoeing
Location: Laurentian Trails / Stadium
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Who should attend?
SGA Members
Activity description
This event is to start off the SGA Frost Weekend and will allow students the opportunity to explore the Laurentian Trails with organized trail leaders. Students can choose between the snow shoeing option or the XC skiing option. All SGA members are free to attend each event with their student card.
For more information:
Student General Association (SGA)
(705) 675-1151 ext. 1094
sga@laurentian.ca
Time: 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Activity: Concert
Location: The Grand
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Who should attend?
Everyone
Activity description
SGA is hosting a concert very similar to the Welcome Week Concert at the Grand at 9pm on Friday night. All SGA students will have free admission to the concert by picking up their ticket at the V-Desk. All others will be $25. Transportation will be provided from campus to the Grand.
For more information:
Student General Association (SGA)
(705) 675-1151 ext. 1094
sga@laurentian.ca
Saturday, January 20
Time
Activity
Location
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activity: Adanac Ski Hill Day
Location: Adanac Ski Hill
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Who should attend?
Everyone
Activity description
This event will give students the opportunity to get off campus and go enjoy a ski day at the local ski hill! There will be a bus that will leave from campus to help students with transportation and there will be shuttles throughout the day. Rentals and lift tickets are covered but rentals are limited. Rentals and lift tickets are free for all students.
For more information:
Student General Association (SGA)
(705) 675-1151 ext. 1094
sga@laurentian.ca
Sunday, January 21
Time
Activity
Location
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Activity: Pancake Breakfast
Location: Pub Downunder
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Who should attend?
Everyone
Activity description
Students are welcomed to the pub Sunday morning for a warm pancake and bacon breakfast! This event is free for all students.
For more information:
Student General Association (SGA)
(705) 675-1151 ext. 1094
sga@laurentian.ca
Time: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Activity: Sunday Pub Football Event
Location: Pub Downunder
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Who should attend?
Everyone
Activity description
With this being the last week of playoff football prior to the Superbowl, we invite all Laurentian members to the pub to enjoy some Sunday football and build the hype for the Superbowl event at the pub.
For more information:
Student General Association (SGA)
(705) 675-1151 ext. 1094
sga@laurentian.ca
Wednesday, January 24
Time
Activity
Location
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Activity: Academic Culture in Canada Workshop for International Students
Location: To be determined
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Who should attend?
All International Students
Activity description
International students will have the opportunity to participate in a workshop that seeks to enhance their understanding of academic culture in Canada. This workshop will also have a portion dedicated to more basic functions such as course registration, selection, and academic advising services.
For more information:
Laurentian International
(705) 675-1151 ext. 1557 & 1558
international@laurentian.ca
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