International Pre-Arrival Resources

We are so excited that you will be joining one of our six beautiful NBCC campus communities! We also know that there is a lot of preparation that needs to happen between now and then. Please be sure to attend all pre-arrival webinars and review the information on this webpage thoroughly to ensure that you are prepared for a successful start to your time in Canada and your NBCC studies.

Through our pre-arrival webinars, we want to provide you with the opportunity to learn more about the College, student support services, entering Canada, health insurance, and more. Below, you will find registration information, other helpful video content, and resources to ensure that you are prepared to begin your studies at NBCC and in Canada.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to campus!

Fall 2023 Pre-Arrival Webinars

NBCC's Pre-Arrival Webinars are designed to give you the information that you need when you need it! You can see the schedule of webinars for the Fall 2023 intake below.

You can register for all Fall 2023 pre-arrival webinars via the link provided to you in your email invitation. All registrants will be able to review webinar recordings on this website after the scheduled date. If you are a Fall 2023 student and did not receive an email invitation for the pre-arrival webinars, please contact

The Winter 2024 Pre-Arrival Webinar schedule will be available in November 2023. The schedule and webinar registration details will be shared with all Winter 2023 students via email.

Jun 21, 2023
10 - 11 a.m. ADT
Entry to Canada
Join NBCC’s Immigration Advisor to learn about the current Canadian entry requirements, what documents to have with you at the border, and what to expect when entering Canada.
Jun 28, 2023
10 - 11 a.m. ADT
Settlement in Canada (Housing & Working Opportunities for Newcomers)
This session presented by community partners will give you advice for arranging accommodations in Canada and starting your job search.
Jul 5, 2023
10 - 11 a.m. ADT
Academic Expectations and Class Schedules
This presentation from an NBCC instructor will help you understand what to expect in an NBCC classroom.
Jul 12, 2023
10 - 11 a.m. ADT
Health Insurance in Canada
Learn about your health insurance coverage as an NBCC international student. This session will include details about coverage, timelines, associated costs, and adding dependents to your coverage.
Jul 19, 2023
10 - 11 a.m. ADT
NBCC Student Success Stories and Experiences
Hear from previous NBCC students about their time during NBCC and where they are now. Get answers to your questions about what it is like to be an NBCC student!
Jul 26, 2023
10 - 11 a.m. ADT
NBCC Services for International Students (FAQ)
Learn about the general and international student-specific services at NBCC! Use this opportunity to ask any questions that you still have as we finish our pre-arrival webinar series.

Informational Videos

There is a lot to keep track of when moving to a new country and starting a program of study. These short 1-2 minute videos should direct you to resources and answer your questions about getting settled in New Brunswick. 

What's Next?

  • Don’t forget to visit our "I'm Accepted. Now What?" page for more helpful information on becoming a student at NBCC.
  • Visit our Orientation and Onboarding page to find out more about what you can expect as you get settled at NBCC.
  • Check out our What Can I Expect page to familiarize yourself with our Student Information Hub which will be your spot for important information year-round.