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, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Kinesiology A Building, Room 160
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Kinesiology B Building, Room 130
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

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Edmonton


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Student Union Building, Room 0-31
8900 114th Street, Edmonton

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Student Union Building, The Marigold Room (0-31)
8900 114th Street, Edmonton

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British Columbia


Burnaby


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
J.W. Inglis Building (NE1), Room 401
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

7:00 pm, Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Room: To be announced
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

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Coquitlam


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Room 4
Pinetree Community Centre
1260 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Room: To be announced
Pinetree Community Centre
1260 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

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Kamloops


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

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Room: To be announced
Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Road, Kamloops

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Kelowna


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Arts Building, Room 106
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
1147 Research Road, Kelowna

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
1147 Research Road, Kelowna

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North Vancouver


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

7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Meeting Room 2
John Braithwaite Community Centre
145 1st Street West, North Vancouver

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Surrey


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Room 5320
Simon Fraser University, Surrey Campus
13450-102nd Avenue, Surrey

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Room 5320
Simon Fraser University, Surrey Campus
13450-102nd Avenue, Surrey

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Vancouver


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Harbour Centre, 2520 Wosk Conference Room
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Harbour Centre, 2520 Wosk Conference Room
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

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Victoria


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Wilna Thomas Building, Room 101
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Wilna Thomas Building, Room 204
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria

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Manitoba


Winnipeg


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
University Centre, Room 112 Sundown
University of Manitoba
65 Chancellor's Circle, Winnipeg

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 11, 2018
University Centre, Room 112 Sundown
University of Manitoba
65 Chancellor's Circle, Winnipeg

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New Brunswick


Fredericton


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Tilley Hall, Room 124
University of New Brunswick
9 MacAulay Lane, Fredericton

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 220
University of New Brunswick
10 MacKay Drive, Fredericton

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Saint John


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Sir Douglas Hazen Hall, Room 225
University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus
100 Tucker Park Road, Saint John

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus
100 Tucker Park Road, Saint John

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Newfoundland


St. Johns


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Chemistry-Physics Building, Room 4002
Memorial University
300 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's

7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Chemistry-Physics Building, Room 4002
Memorial University
300 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's

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Nova Scotia


Halifax


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Marion McCain Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 2017
Dalhousie University
6135 University Avenue, Halifax

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Marion McCain Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 2017
Dalhousie University
6135 University Avenue, Halifax

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Ontario


Barrie


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

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Muskoka Boardroom
SuiteWorks
92 Caplan Avenue, Barrie

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Guelph


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
MacKinnon Building, Room 235
University of Guelph
87 Trent Lane, Guelph

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 11, 2018
MacKinnon Building, Room 233
University of Guelph
87 Trent Lane, Guelph

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Hamilton


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Ivor Wynne Centre, Room 223
McMaster University
120 Forsyth Avenue North, Hamilton

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Ivor Wynne Centre, Room 201
McMaster University
120 Forsyth Avenue North, Hamilton

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Kingston


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Malting Tower Room
The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning
370 King Street West, Kingston

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Activity Room
The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning
370 King Street West, Kingston

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London


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Somerville House, Room 3315
University of Western Ontario
Western Road, London

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Somerville House, Room 3307
University of Western Ontario
Western Road, London

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North York


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Downsview Room
Holiday Inn Express
30 Norfinch Drive, North York

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Downsview Room
Holiday Inn Express
30 Norfinch Drive, North York

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Oshawa


7:00 pm, Thursday, January 11, 2018
Thornton Road Campus, Room 105
Trent University Durham
55 Thornton Road South, Oshawa

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Room: To be announced
Durham College/UOIT
2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa

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Ottawa


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Lamoureux Hall, Room 219
University of Ottawa
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Ottawa

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Ottawa
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Ottawa

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Peterborough


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Otonabee College, Room 205
Trent University
1 Gzowski Way, Peterborough

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Room: To be announced
Trent University
1 Gzowski Way, Peterborough

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St. Catharines


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Robert SK Welch Hall, Room 303
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Robert SK Welch Hall, Room 203
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines

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Sudbury


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Alphonse Raymond Building, Room E-203
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Classroom Building, Room 301
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury

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Thunder Bay


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Shuniah Building, Room 234
Confederation College
1450 Nakina Drive, Thunder Bay

Next Information Session: October 2018
Date and Time: To be announced
Confederation College
1450 Nakina Drive, Thunder Bay

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Toronto


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (O.I.S.E), Room 2-205
252 Bloor Street West, Toronto

7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (O.I.S.E), Room 2-286
252 Bloor Street West, Toronto

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Waterloo


7:00 pm, Thursday, January 11, 2018
Classrooms and Library Building, Room 2009
St. Jerome's University, on the University of Waterloo Campus
290 Westmount Road North, Waterloo

7:00 pm, Thursday, April 12, 2018
Room: To be announced
Wilfrid Laurier University
190 King Street North , Waterloo

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Windsor


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Vanier Hall, Oak Room
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor

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Quebec


Montreal


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Salon Peel
Best Western Ville-Marie Montreal Hotel & Suites
3407 Peel Street, Montreal

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Room: To be announced
Dawson College
3040 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

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Saskatchewan


Regina


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Research and Innovation Centre, Room 209
University of Regina
University Drive South, Regina

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Regina
University Drive South, Regina

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Saskatoon


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
St. Andrew's College, Room 322
University of Saskatchewan
1121 College Drive, Saskatoon

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
St. Andrew's College, Room 322
University of Saskatchewan
1121 College Drive, Saskatoon

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United States

Atlanta


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Hearst Hall, Room 201
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Room: To be announced
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319

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Boston


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Building 4, Room 145
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Room: To be announced
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

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Chicago


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Addams Hall, Room 311
University of Illinois at Chicago
830 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607

7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Taft Hall, Room 204
University of Illinois at Chicago
830 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607

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Dallas


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Anselm Hall, Room 220
University of Dallas
1845 E Northgate Dr, Irving, TX 75062

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Dallas
1845 E Northgate Dr, Irving, TX 75062

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Denver


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Patrick Henry Hall, Room 101
Colorado Christian University
8787 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Room: To be announced
Colorado Christian University
8787 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

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Detroit


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
University Center, Room 1225
University of Michigan Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Michigan Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

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Houston


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Strake Hall, Room 106
University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

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Los Angeles


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Salazar Hall, Room C358B
California State University - Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Room: To be announced
California State University - Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

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Miami


1:00 pm, Saturday, January 13, 2018
O'Mailia Hall, Room 07
St. Thomas University
16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33054

7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 6, 2018
O'Mailia Hall, Room 03
St. Thomas University
16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33054

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Minneapolis


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Old Main Building, Room 002
Macalester College
90 Macalester St., St. Paul, MN 55105

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Room: To be announced
Macalester College
90 Macalester St., St. Paul, MN 55105

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Manhattan


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Carson Hall, Room 608
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

7:00 pm, Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Carson Hall, Room 608
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

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Philadelphia


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Bartley Hall, Room 2072
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Room: To be announced
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

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Phoenix


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Room 317
University of Phoenix - Main Campus
1625 W Fountainhead Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85282

7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Room 326
University of Phoenix - Main Campus
1625 W Fountainhead Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85282

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Pittsburgh


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Cohon University Center, Dowd Room
Carnegie Mellon University
45032 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Baker Hall, Room 235B
Carnegie Mellon University
45032 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Portland


7:30 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Trillium Lake Room
University Place Hotel & Conference Center
310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland, OR 97201

7:30 pm, Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Room: To be announced
University Place Hotel & Conference Center
310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland, OR 97201

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San Diego


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Convene Room 4
Courtyard San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle
595 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108

7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Convene Room 6
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, January 16, 2018
Humanities Building, Room 208
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Humanities Building, Room 207
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

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Seattle


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018
College Center, Room CC3350
North Seattle Community College
9600 College Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 3, 2018
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, January 16, 2018
Continuing Education Center, Pelican Room
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711

7:00 pm, Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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, February 6, 2018
The Multicultural Student Services Center, Room 209
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Room: To be announced
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

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