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Info Sessions to help you prepare for Ƶ Life

students on campusWhether you’re a first-time student starting this fall or a seasoned student returning for a new year or new program— our Summer Series virtual sessions will introduce you to resources available at Holland Ƶ and help you learn how to make the most of your time with us.

We've recorded all our drop-in sessions so you can meet the members of our Student Services and Support team, and get a general understanding of the support and resources available to current students.

You'll Make it Here! Let us help.


Virtual Session for International Students

Hosts: Julia Clayton and Shannon Rush - Recruitment & First Year Advising

The Recruitment & First Year Advising team is the point of contact for all incoming students, both Canadian and international, from the early stages of assisting with the application process, directing class registration, and helping to adapt to life at Holland Ƶ.  

In this session, we’ve answered questions on everything from course registration and finding college resources to applying for a social insurance number or arranging tours of campus.


Student Support Services

Hosts: Lori-Beth Dwyer, Tammy Smith, Jill Sabean, Kate Robertson, & Victoria Roberts

Meet our Student Services Team. Representatives from the Holland Ƶ Health Clinic, Counselling and Academic Support have an overview of all the resources and support available to you while you're studying at Holland Ƶ. 

Learn more about our services and how to book an appointment. 


Job-Search 101 with Holland Ƶ Career Services

Hosts: Haley Doherty & Susan Shaw 

Our Retention, Part-time Study & Career Services team is available to help you succeed in class and beyond. Learn how we can help you manage your class schedule and prepare for employment once you’ve graduated.


Holland Ƶ  Student Union

Host: Samantha Gallant

HCSU administers the Student Health & Dental Plan. Learn more about how to access your plan, or how to opt-out if you have alternative health coverage. 


Information Session for Parents/Guardians

Host: Lornie Hughes, Holland Ƶ Registrar/ Director of Student Support & Services 

If you're the parent or guardian of a student preparing to start a program at Holland Ƶ, this session is for you. Our Registrar, Lornie Hughes will discuss the college structure and student expectations, and provide tips for how to support your student through their post-secondary journey. 

Watch the recording on Youtube.


For more information, please contact:
Michelle MacNeil, Social Media Officer
Tel: 902-566-9695
Date: August 16, 2023