GSA Orientation: Getting Started in Montreal for International Students

We know that international students are facing an extremely stressful end to their summer trying to plan for their return to Concordia University. So we wanted to share our experiences and knowledge with all of our incoming and returning international members!

Join us on August 25th, 2021 at 12 p.m. EST to chat and learn about everything you need to get started in Montreal.

Agendas to be discussed:

  • Possible indirect routes and risks
  • Essentials
  • Formalities
  • Travel Agents & Avoiding Fraud
  • What if you test positive for COVID-19
  • Importance of travel insurance
  • What to do if your vaccine is not recognized in Canada
  • Getting a Social Insurance Number
  • Finding Employment
  • Finding a Mobile Service Provider
  • Finding Living Accommodations
  • Information about Leases & your Tenant Rights
  • Opening a Bank Account
  • Getting your Opus Card (public transit)
  • Getting a Quebec Health Card
  • Getting your Concordia ID Card


Zoom details:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 861 1449 6428
Passcode: 154905


Aug 25 2021


12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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