Upcoming Centre for International Experience events and programming

CIE events/programming for NEW international students 

Navigating U of T Resources 

Are you a new international graduate student? Join us for a session that will help you navigate your experience at UofT. Gain valuable tips and insights from returning international students on where to find what you need and learn from their experience. You will have the opportunity to share your concerns and questions with other international graduate students. 

February 4 | 10am – 11:30am: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28539 

CIE events/programming for ALL international students 

Income Taxes in Canada for International Students 
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is hosting a live webinar for international students. Join us to learn about the Canadian income tax system, your responsibilities as an international student, what tax credits, refunds or benefits you might be eligible for, and how income taxes are filed in Canada. Staff from the Canada Revenue Agency will discuss the process and answer general questions. Please note that CRA staff cannot provide individual tax advice during this session. 

February 10 | 9:30am-11:30am: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28676 
February 23 | 2pm – 3:30pm: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28677 

Service Canada — Programs, Services and Updates 

Service Canada is hosting a live webinar for International students. Join us to learn about the programs and services at Service Canada, including the issuance of Social Insurance Numbers. Service Canada staff will also provide an overview of updates to programs, services and available benefits. 
 
February 11 | 9:30am – 10:30am: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=30150 

Post-Graduation Work Permit Q&A Session 

Are you interested in staying in Canada and working after graduation? You may be eligible for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP) valid for up to three years. The session content has been pre-recorded and is available for viewing at any time: http://uoft.me/immigrationworkshops 
 
Please view the videos prior to attending the Q&A. At the scheduled time, you will be able to join a CIE immigration advisor to pose questions during the Q&A session. The topics covered in the videos include the eligibility criteria for getting a post-graduation work permit, the required documents and application form(s), and more. 

February 8 | 2:30pm – 4:30pm: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28655 

 Working in Canada Q&A Sessions 

The session content has been pre-recorded and is available for viewing at any time: http://uoft.me/immigrationworkshops. Please view the videos prior to attending the Q&A. At the scheduled time, you will be able to join a CIE immigration advisor to pose questions during the Q&A session. The topics covered in the videos include the different types of work permits/work authorizations, getting a social insurance number (SIN), eligibility criteria for both on-campus and off-campus employment, and more. 

February 1 | 2:30pm – 3:30pm: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28779 

February 17 | 9:30am – 10:30am: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28650 

How to apply online to renew your study permit and entry visa Q&A Session 

The session content has been pre-recorded and is available for viewing at any time: http://uoft.me/immigrationworkshops Please view the videos prior to attending the Q&A. At the scheduled time, you will be able to join a CIE immigration advisor to pose questions during the Q&A session. 
 
The topics covered in the videos are: 

  • The eligibility criteria and required documents for extending a study permit and renewing a visa. 
  • Navigating the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website: www.cic.gc.ca  
  • Creating an account with IRCC. 
  • Completing the online Eligibility Questionnaire. 
  • Completing and validating the required forms. 

February 10 | 2:30pm – 4:30pm: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28654 

February 23 | 9:30am – 10:30am: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28667 
 

CIE events/programming for ALL students 

Intercultural Films Series “(Mis)understanding Culture Through Animation” 
Animation allows us to imagine worlds beyond reality. It can expose us to a life from the past, present and future, and even different realms. How does culture influence animation? Likewise, how does animation influence our perspectiveson cultural differences and intercultural learning? Join us in a conversation to share your thoughts and experience of animation with an intercultural lens. 

Intercultural Films Series offers opportunities for both international and domestic students to share experience and perspectives with intercultural lens, make connections with peers and build your intercultural skills and knowledge.   

February 2| 3pm – 4:30pm: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28699 

Global Chatter Hour 
Need a break from lectures and studying? Looking to make new friends?  Global Chatter Hour is an opportunity to connect with other international students in a relaxed virtual environment, facilitated by our International Student Experience Ambassadors. Registration is not required!  You are welcome to drop in at your leisure and stay as long as you’d like. Join us for games, conversation, and to meet other students studying across the globe. 
 
February 4 | 2:30pm – 3:30pm: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28561  

February 9 | 9:30am – 10:30am https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28559 

February 18 | 2:30pm – 3:30pm: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28562 

February 23 | 9:30am – 10:30am: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28560 

 
Aga Khan Museum Virtual Tour 
Join us as we explore the beautiful collections of the Aga Khan Museum via a private virtual discussion with a museum educator. As part of a group, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss what you see with your peers. This event is free!   
 

February 11 | 9:15am – 10:15am: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=30146 

Casa Loma Virtual Escape Room 

Stuck inside and bored? Fun is just a click away when you register to take part in a virtual escape room with Casa Loma! Organized just for international students, you’ll be grouped into small teams and will work together to solve a variety of online puzzles. Think you have what it takes? Reserve your spot today! 

February 25 | 5:30pm – 7:30pm: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=28564 


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