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, February 15, 2017
Kinesiology B Building, Room 87
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

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

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Edmonton


7:00 pm, Thursday, February 16, 2017
Student Union Building, Room 0-31
8900 114th Street, Edmonton

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

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British Columbia


Burnaby


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
J.W. Inglis Building (NE1), Room 103
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

7:00 pm, Tuesday, May 9, 2017
J.W. Inglis Building (NE1), Room 403
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
Room: To be announced
Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Road, Kamloops

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Kelowna


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Fipke Centre, Room 124
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
3247 University Way, Kelowna

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Fipke Centre, Room 250
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
3247 University Way, 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, January 11, 2017
Room 3260
Simon Fraser University, Surrey Campus
13450-102nd Avenue, Surrey

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

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Vancouver


7:00 pm, Thursday, February 16, 2017
Harbour Centre, 2290 West Fraser Timber Conference Room
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

7:00 pm, Thursday, April 13, 2017
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 11, 2017
Wilna Thomas Building, Room 101
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria

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

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Manitoba


Winnipeg


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
University Centre, Room 112 Sundown
University of Manitoba
65 Chancellor's Circle, Winnipeg

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 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, January 11, 2017
Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 331
University of New Brunswick
9 MacAulay Lane, Fredericton

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Tilley Hall, Room 404
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, January 11, 2017
Chemistry-Physics Building, Room 4002
Memorial University
300 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's

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

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Nova Scotia


Halifax


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

7:00 pm, Thursday, April 13, 2017
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, January 11, 2017
Simcoe Boardroom
SuiteWorks
92 Caplan Avenue, Barrie

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

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Guelph


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
MacKinnon Building, Room 232
University of Guelph
87 Trent Lane, Guelph

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Room: To be announced
University of Guelph
87 Trent Lane, Guelph

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Hamilton


7:00 pm, Thursday, February 16, 2017
Burke Science Building, Room 117
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

7:00 pm, Thursday, April 13, 2017
Burke Science Building, Room 104
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, April 25, 2017
Activity Room
The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning
370 King Street West, Kingston

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London


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Physics & Astronomy Building, Room 36
University of Western Ontario
Western Road, London

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

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North York


7:00 pm, Thursday, January 12, 2017
Downsview Room
Holiday Inn Express
30 Norfinch Drive, North York

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 25, 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
Room: To be announced
Durham College/UOIT
2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa

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Ottawa


7:00 pm, Thursday, February 16, 2017
Fauteux Hall, Room 361
University of Ottawa
57 Louis-Pasteur Private, Ottawa

7:00 pm, Thursday, April 13, 2017
Room: To be announced
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
Room: To be announced
Trent University
1 Gzowski Way, Peterborough

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St. Catharines


7:00 pm, Thursday, January 12, 2017
Robert SK Welch Hall, Room 203
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines

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

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Sudbury


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Classroom Building, Room 102
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Classroom Building, Room 104
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, March 14, 2017
Health Sciences Building, Room 100
155 College Street, Toronto

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Bahen Centre for Information Technology, Room 1230
40 St. George Street, Toronto

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Waterloo


7:00 pm, Thursday, January 12, 2017
Bricker Academic Building, Room 110
Wilfrid Laurier University
22 Bricker Avenue , Waterloo

7:00 pm, Thursday, April 13, 2017
Dr. Alvin Woods Building, Room 3-103
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West , 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
Room: To be announced
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor

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Quebec


Montreal


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Room: 3H.10
Dawson College
3040 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 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, January 11, 2017
St. Andrew's College, Room 322
University of Saskatchewan
1121 College Drive, Saskatoon

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

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United States

Atlanta


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Robinson Hall, Room 116
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319

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

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Boston


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Building 1, Room 132
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 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
Room: To be announced
University of Illinois at Chicago
830 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607

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Dallas


7:00 pm, Monday, February 13, 2017
Carpenter Hall, Room 240
University of Dallas
2821 Constantin Avenue, Irving, TX 75062

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 5, 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
Room: To be announced
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
Room: To be announced
University of Michigan Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

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Houston


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
T.P. O'Rourke Hall, Room 106
University of St. Thomas
3813 Yoakum Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006

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

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Los Angeles


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Salazar Hall, Room C135
California State University - Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Salazar Hall, Room C135
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

7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Room: To be announced
St. Thomas University
16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33054

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Minneapolis


7:00 pm, Friday, February 17, 2017
Old Main Building, Room 010
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105

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

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Manhattan


7:00 pm, Thursday, March 23, 2017
Nugent Building, Room 505
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Carson Hall, Room 608
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

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Philadelphia


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Tolentine Hall, Room 213
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Bartley Hall, Room 2045
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: To be announced
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
Room: To be announced
Carnegie Mellon University
5032 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Portland


7:30 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Coos Bay Room
University Place at Portland State University
310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland, OR 97201

7:30 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 327
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
Room: To be announced
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 17, 2017
Humanities Building, Room 114
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

7:00 pm, Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Room: To be announced
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

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Seattle


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
College Center, Room CC3449
North Seattle Community College
9600 College Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

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

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St. Petersburg


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Continuing Education Center, Pelican Room
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 25, 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, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The Multicultural Student Services Center, Room 209
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

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

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