Welcome to Carleton University!

The International Student Services Office welcomed new Undergraduate or Graduate student starting at Carleton University this past Fall 2022 as part of our International Welcome Week for first-year international students.

This free week of events, workshops, and activities took place from September 1 – 5, 2022 where students learned more about campus and Ottawa resources, while hearing tips and tricks for success from current students and staff, and socializing with other new international students.

Participants where able to:

  • Connect with other international students through ice-breakers, socials, and events
  • Discover Carleton and Ottawa through activities aimed at helping you to explore your new home
  • Learn about resources available to you as an international student and key times to access them
  • Develop new skills for your social, cultural and academic transition through workshops from campus experts
  • Explore the themes of culture, academics, community resources, social connection, transition, and immigration as part of international student success!

ISSO students in red t-shirst standing outside and smiling as a group

Take a look at our past 2022 International Welcome Week Schedule

Please see below for a drop-down list of daily activities for International Welcome Week. Please contact us at isso@carleton.ca with any questions you may have.