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Orientation for New International Students - February 2021

This year, we will be welcoming new international students to our program through an online orientation starting January 25. 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.  Zoom invites will be sent to students by email and can be found on this page in January.  

Orientation Zoom Schedule 

All presentations will be done by Zoom - Click for a list of Zoom links and passwords for all presentations

Monday, January 25

  • Introduction/Welcome to Richmond School District (all students)

 Tuesday, January 26

  • Elementary Presentation (elementary parents)
  • Richmond and Vancouver (all students)

Wednesday, January 27

  • Homestay, Culture Shock and Safety (all students)
Thursday, January 28 10:00am
  • Study Permits, Medical Insurance, IRCC and custodianship (all students)
Friday, January 29 10:00am
  • Rules and Expectations (all students)
  • Optional Elementary meet up to ask questions or get help (elementary)
Weekend 12:00 Weekend Activities on Zoom
Monday, February 1 11:00am
  • Optional check in for secondary students to ask questions or get help (secondary)
Tuesday, February 2 10:00am
  • Final meeting for secondary students




















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