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Orientation for New International Students - September 2021

This year, we will be welcoming new international students to our program through an online orientation starting August 30, 2021. Orientation is designed to familarize students with Canada, Richmond and their school. 

Orientation is open to new Richmond international students both in and outside of Canada.

Orientation Zoom Schedule 

Click here for Orientation Zoom Meeting links. 

Monday, August 30

  • Introduction/Welcome to Richmond School District 


 Tuesday, August 31

  • Rules and Expectations and Medical Insurance
  • Study Permits, IRCC and Custodianship 

Wednesday, September 1

  • Homestay, Culture Shock and Safety (Secondary Students) 
  • Elementary Student/Parent Meeting 
  • Richmond and Vancouver
Thursday, September 2   1:00pm
  • School Based Orientation (Secondary Grade 8-12)
Friday, September 3  10:30 - 3:00*


Weekend - September 4 to 6 (Labour Day)


Tuesday, September 7 TBA
  • First day of school






















*Time approximate

Questions?  Contact us at or 1-604-668-6217


Orientation Presentations

Day 1 - Welcome to Richmond

Day 2 - Rules, Expectations and Medical Insurance

Day 2 - Study Permit, IRCC and Custodianship

Day 3 - Homestay, Culture Shock and Safety