New International Student Orientation

WINTER ORIENTATION 2020

Thank you for your interest in attending Cambrian College. Below you will find important information regarding the next steps in your application process as well as information regarding Cambrian International Orientation.

The team at Cambrian College is here to support your transition to Canada and to help you get familiar with your new surroundings.

Next Steps

Please continue to use the OCAS system to upload your Visa Success Letter and any outstanding conditional requirements.

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International Orientation Week


Settlement Services

Monday, December 30, 2019, to Monday, January 6, 2020. Fill out the “Student Arrival Form” by Friday, December 27, 2019, for pick-up and accommodations services. See below for more details.

Campus Tours

Thursday, January 2, 10 a.m. OR 1 p.m. and Friday, January 3 at 11 a.m.,  – Take a tour of the Cambrian campus to learn about our services and more! Meet in the Main Entrance.

Settlement Session 

Thursday, January 2, 2 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Room 2226 –  Need support with housing, banking, immigration and getting settled? Come to our settlement session!

International Orientation 

Friday, January 3, 1 to 4:00 p.m. – Koski Centre (Room 4406)  – Cambrian College
Learn more about Canadian classroom expectations, Cambrian services, and more!

 

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Key Dates

Below you will find some important dates for the start of the Winter 2020 semester:

Date Information
December 9, 2019 myCambrian Online Registration opens
December 20 to January 2                      College campus closed for the holiday break
December 30 to January 6              Airport Pickups and Services to help you get settled
 January 3, 2020 International Orientation (mandatory) for new international students on campus in the Koski Centre
January 6, 2020 Academic Orientation (mandatory)
January 9, 2020 Last day to request a change of program*
January 10, 2020 Last day to register online from overseas
January 17, 2020 Last day to withdraw from a program and last day for students who have already registered to be present in class

*Please note that a change of program request is dependent on the availability of seats in the program.

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Arrival Information

You may have already received, or will be receiving communication giving you instructions on how to access your myCambrian online platform.

In the platform, you will need to provide your arrival information. It is important that you provide us with your details even if you are receiving assistance with housing or airport pickup from friends, family and fellow students.

Students that complete the myCambrian arrival form are eligible for airport pick-up from the Sudbury Airport from Monday, December 30, 2019, to Monday, January 6, 2020.

ALL STUDENTS THAT FILL IN THE ARRIVAL FORM WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE ENTERED INTO A DRAW FOR $100 GIFT CARD TO THE STUDENT LIFE CENTRE! 

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Arrival Form Instructions

Cambrian International has partnered with the City of Sudbury, local institutions and other partners to offer an International Student Airport Welcome Program! From December 23rd, 2019 to January 5th, 2020 from 7 am to 11 pm, look for the Welcome Desk at Toronto Pearson Airport, Terminals 1 and 3. The team from iCent will be there to help guide you with information and assist with any needs.

Download the app before you arrive! Please follow the instructions to download the Cambrian Airport Welcome app to get details about airport details, orientation, student services and more!

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Transportation

PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL NOT BE AIRPORT PICK-UP FROM TORONTO PEARSON AIRPORT

As part of Cambrian International’s services, we will have options available to assist you with transitioning to Sudbury between Monday, December 30, 2019, to Monday, January 6, 2020.

Taxis are available from the Sudbury airport and can be called from the bus station. Here are a few contact names:

Lockerby Transportation Group
705-522-2222

Sudbury Cab Shuttle and Taxi
705-222-7222

Accommodations

During Orientation

Students that arrive between Monday, December 30, 2019, to Monday, January 6, 2020, will be offered 2 FREE nights stay. Please fill out the student arrival form by December 27, 2020, in order to receive this offer.

ALL STUDENTS THAT FILL IN THE ARRIVAL FORM WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE ENTERED INTO A DRAW FOR $100 GIFT CARD TO THE STUDENT LIFE CENTRE! 

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Residence

At Cambrian Residence it is their mission to provide an environment that supports the education and social development of their residents. Living in Residence will help you learn more about yourself and simplify your transition to Cambrian College and living in Sudbury! In residence, you will meet many new friends, take part in social & educational activities, and be part of a safe and secure environment. In addition, you will have the advantage of a caring staff dedicated to your growth and development throughout the year!

As a first-semester International student coming to Cambrian College, we have an opportunity for you to experience Residence at a cost only available to you!

SPECIAL FIRST SEMESTER PRICING! $425/MONTH FOR TOWNHOUSES*

The residence also requires a $500 dollar deposit prior to the first payment of residence fees. Please note that deposit payments may take up to 5 to 7 business days to be processed. For more information on the rates after the first semesterclick here.

If you wish to take advantage of this special offer, please email housing@cambrianresidence.ca

*Please note this pricing is for Cambrian Residence Townhouses only and is provided on a first come first serve basis for new Cambrian College International students only.

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Off-Campus Accommodations

For students looking for off-campus housing options, please see the links below.

Resources

For more information regarding immigration information, and details to help you transition to Canada please click on the links below or visit myCambrian Cambrian International section. For any questions please contact us.

Contact Us

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes it is mandatory that you attend both the International Orientation on Friday, January 3, 2020 and the Academic Orientation on Monday, January 6, 2020.

You are welcome to visit us in person in Room 2269, by phone – 705-566-8101 or by email – internationaladvising@cambriancollege.ca

Be prepared for registration by ensuring your account is up to date – full fees must be paid prior to registration.  Registration will open on December 9 at 10 a.m.

Registration Instructions:
  1. Login into your myCambrian portal at cambriancollege.ca.
  2. Click on the “Student” tab
  3. Click on the “Online Registration” link is shown in the “Quick Links” section of myCambrian
  4. The registration module will open and you can follow the Steps to select your timetables

If you are registering in a program that has detailed instructions about registration or if you need to register in-person, you will see instructions once you complete registration. Please read and follow these if they apply to you.

Your timetable will take 15-60 minutes to appear on your student tab.  In the calendar window, please ensure that you have advanced ahead to the first week of school; your timetable is subject to change.