Free Information Sessions about Teaching English as a Second Language

Free Information Sessions about Teaching English as a Second Language

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Our highly qualified instructors answer questions and share their own experiences from living and teaching overseas at our free Information Sessions held regularly throughout Canada.  Find a location from the list below.
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Oxford Seminars holds frequent Information Sessions on campuses all across Canada and the US, where you can learn more about our course and about the exciting opportunities for teaching English abroad. These sessions are typically an hour-and-a-half in length and cover topics of interest to anyone considering teaching English overseas. There is no pre-registration required and these Information Sessions are free for everyone to attend. Our schedule is updated frequently throughout the year, so please check back regularly to see additional Information Session dates and locations, or subscribe to our RSS feed. Each session covers a multitude of questions regarding employment opportunities abroad including:

  • What is it like teaching English as a second language?
  • Where are the job opportunities?
  • When is the peak hiring season?
  • How can I secure an English as a second language teaching job abroad?
  • How much will I earn?
  • What is a working visa and how do I get one?
  • How much experience do I need?
  • When and where should I sign a contract?
  • Do I need TESOL/TESL/TEFL certification?
  • What skills should I learn to become a better English as a second language teacher?

Alberta


Calgary


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Kinesiology B Building, Room 130
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Kinesiology B Building, Room 130
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

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Edmonton


7:00 pm, Thursday, April 13, 2017
Student Union Building, Room 0-31
8900 114th Street, Edmonton

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Student Union Building, Room 0-31
8900 114th Street, Edmonton

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British Columbia


Burnaby


7:00 pm, Tuesday, May 16, 2017
South West Building 1 (SW1), Room 2016
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Room: To be announced
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

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Coquitlam


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Green Room
Glen Pine Pavilion
1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Green Room
Glen Pine Pavilion
1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam

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Kamloops


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Brown Family House of Learning, Room 204
Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Road, Kamloops

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Old Main Building, Room 2651
Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Road, Kamloops

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Kelowna


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Fipke Centre, Room 250
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
3247 University Way, Kelowna

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Arts Building, Room 102
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
1147 Research Road, Kelowna

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North Vancouver


7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Meeting Room 2
John Braithwaite Community Centre
145 1st Street West, North Vancouver

7:00 pm, Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Meeting Room 2
John Braithwaite Community Centre
145 1st Street West, North Vancouver

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Surrey


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Room 5320
Simon Fraser University, Surrey Campus
13450-102nd Avenue, Surrey

7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Room 5320
Simon Fraser University, Surrey Campus
13450-102nd Avenue, Surrey

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Vancouver


7:00 pm, Thursday, April 13, 2017
Harbour Centre, 2520 Wosk Conference Room
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Harbour Centre, 1500 Xerox Conference Room
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

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Victoria


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Wilna Thomas Building, Room 103
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Wilna Thomas Building, Room 101
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria

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Manitoba


Winnipeg


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
University Centre, Room 112 Sundown
University of Manitoba
65 Chancellor's Circle, Winnipeg

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 6, 2017
University Centre, Room 112 Sundown
University of Manitoba
65 Chancellor's Circle, Winnipeg

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New Brunswick


Fredericton


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Tilley Hall, Room 404
University of New Brunswick
9 MacAulay Lane, Fredericton

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Tilley Hall, Room 124
University of New Brunswick
9 MacAulay Lane, Fredericton

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Saint John


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Sir Douglas Hazen Hall, Room 225
University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus
100 Tucker Park Road, Saint John

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Sir Douglas Hazen Hall, Room 225
University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus
100 Tucker Park Road, Saint John

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Newfoundland


St. Johns


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Chemistry-Physics Building, Room 4002
Memorial University
300 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Chemistry-Physics Building, Room 4002
Memorial University
300 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's

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Nova Scotia


Halifax


7:00 pm, Thursday, April 13, 2017
Marion McCain Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 2017
Dalhousie University
6135 University Avenue, Halifax

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Marion McCain Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 2016
Dalhousie University
6135 University Avenue, Halifax

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Ontario


Barrie


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Muskoka Boardroom
SuiteWorks
92 Caplan Avenue, Barrie

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 11, 2017
Muskoka Boardroom
SuiteWorks
92 Caplan Avenue, Barrie

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Guelph


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
MacKinnon Building, Room 304
University of Guelph
87 Trent Lane, Guelph

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
MacKinnon Building, Room 233
University of Guelph
87 Trent Lane, Guelph

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Hamilton


7:00 pm, Thursday, April 13, 2017
Burke Science Building, Room 104
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Room 1008
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

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Kingston


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Rehearsal Hall
The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning
370 King Street West, Kingston

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Activity Room
The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning
370 King Street West, Kingston

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London


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
North Campus Building, Room 293
University of Western Ontario
Western Road, London

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 6, 2017
University Community Centre, Room 54B
University of Western Ontario
Western Road, London

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North York


7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Downsview Room
Holiday Inn Express
30 Norfinch Drive, North York

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Downsview Room
Holiday Inn Express
30 Norfinch Drive, North York

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Oshawa


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Gordon Willey Building, South Wing, Room 209
Durham College/UOIT
2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa

7:00 pm, Thursday, June 8, 2017
Gordon Willey Building, South Wing, Room 109
Durham College/UOIT
2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa

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Ottawa


7:00 pm, Thursday, April 13, 2017
Lamoureux Hall, Room 339
University of Ottawa
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Ottawa

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Fauteux Hall, Room 235
University of Ottawa
57 Louis-Pasteur Private, Ottawa

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Peterborough


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Peter Gzowski College, Room 108
Trent University
1 Gzowski Way, Peterborough

7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Peter Gzowski College, Room 105
Trent University
1 Gzowski Way, Peterborough

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St. Catharines


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Robert SK Welch Hall, Room 202
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Robert SK Welch Hall, Room 202
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines

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Sudbury


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Classroom Building, Room 104
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Room: To be announced
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury

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Thunder Bay


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Shuniah Building, Room C239
Confederation College
1450 Nakina Drive, Thunder Bay

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Room: To be announced
Confederation College
1450 Nakina Drive, Thunder Bay

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Toronto


7:00 pm, Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Bahen Centre for Information Technology, Room B024
40 St. George Street, Toronto

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Bahen Centre for Information Technology, Room 2159
40 St. George Street, Toronto

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Waterloo


7:00 pm, Thursday, April 13, 2017
Dr. Alvin Woods Building, Room 3-103
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West , Waterloo

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Science Building, Room N1044
Wilfrid Laurier University
190 King Street North , Waterloo

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Windsor


7:00 pm, Monday, January 16, 2017
Vanier Hall, Rose Room
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Dillon Hall, Room 253
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor

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Quebec


Montreal


7:00 pm, Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Mont Royal I
Best Western Ville-Marie Montreal Hotel & Suites
3407 Peel Street, Montreal

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Room: 3H.10
Dawson College
3040 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

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Quebec City


7:00 pm, Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Cremazie Room
Delta Quebec Hotel
690 boulevard Rene-Levesque Est, Quebec

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Saskatchewan


Regina


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Dr. William Riddell Centre, Room 286
University of Regina
University Drive South, Regina

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Research and Innovation Centre, Room 208
University of Regina
University Drive South, Regina

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Saskatoon


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
St. Andrew's College, Room 322
University of Saskatchewan
1121 College Drive, Saskatoon

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
St. Andrew's College, Room 322
University of Saskatchewan
1121 College Drive, Saskatoon

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United States

Atlanta


7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Goslin Hall, Room 108
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Robertson Hall, Room 116
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319

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Boston


7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Building 4, Room 145
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Building 4, Room 145
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

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Chicago


7:00 pm, Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Taft Hall, Room 215
University of Illinois at Chicago
830 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Taft Hall, Room 117
University of Illinois at Chicago
830 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607

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Dallas


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Carpenter Hall, Room 220
University of Dallas
2821 Constantin Avenue, Irving, TX 75062

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Carpenter Hall, Room 220
University of Dallas
2821 Constantin Avenue, Irving, TX 75062

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Denver


7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Leprino Hall, Room 104
Colorado Christian University
8787 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Leprino Hall, Room 305
Colorado Christian University
8787 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

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Detroit


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
University Center, Room 1225
University of Michigan Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
University Center, Room 1225
University of Michigan Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

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Houston


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 5, 2017
T.P. O'Rourke Hall, Room 106
University of St. Thomas
3813 Yoakum Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 14, 2017
T.P. O'Rourke Hall, Room 101
University of St. Thomas
3813 Yoakum Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006

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Los Angeles


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Salazar Hall, Room C135
California State University - Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Salazar Hall, Room C172
California State University - Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

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Miami


7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
O'Mailia Hall, Room 010
St. Thomas University
16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33054

7:30 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
O'Mailia Hall, Room 08
St. Thomas University
16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33054

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Minneapolis


7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Old Main Building, Room 010
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Room: To be announced
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105

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Manhattan


7:00 pm, Friday, May 5, 2017
Carson Hall, Room 503
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Carson Hall, Room 504
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

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Philadelphia


7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Bartley Hall, Room 2045
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Bartley Hall, Room 033
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

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Phoenix


7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Room 317
University of Phoenix - Main Campus
1625 W Fountainhead Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85282

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Room 317
University of Phoenix - Main Campus
1625 W Fountainhead Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85282

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Pittsburgh


7:00 pm, Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Baker Hall, Room 235A
Carnegie Mellon University
5032 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Jared L. Cohon University Center, Dowd Room
Carnegie Mellon University
5032 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Portland


7:30 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 327
Portland State University
1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201

7:30 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 294
Portland State University
1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201

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San Diego


7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Convene Room 4
Courtyard San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle
595 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Convene Room 4
Courtyard San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle
595 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108

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San Francisco


7:00 pm, Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Humanities Building, Room 118
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

7:00 pm, Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Humanities Building, Room 208
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

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Seattle


7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2017
College Center, Room CC3459
North Seattle Community College
9600 College Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Room: To be announced
North Seattle Community College
9600 College Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

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St. Petersburg


7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Continuing Education Center, Spoonbill Room
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Room: To be announced
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Washington, D.C.


7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2017
The Multicultural Student Services Center, Room 209
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Multicultural Student Services Center, Room 209
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

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