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, August 16, 2017
Kinesiology B Building, Room 130
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Kinesiology B Building, Room 130
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

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Edmonton


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Student Union Building, Room 0-31
8900 114th Street, Edmonton

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Student Union Building, Room 0-31
8900 114th Street, Edmonton

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British Columbia


Burnaby


7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 12, 2017
J.W. Inglis Building (NE1), Room 103
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 16, 2017
Room: To be announced
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

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Coquitlam


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

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Room 4
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

Next Information Session: February 2018
Date and Time: To be announced
Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Road, Kamloops

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Kelowna


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

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
1147 Research Road, Kelowna

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North Vancouver


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

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

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Surrey


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

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

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Vancouver


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Harbour Centre, 1510 Tree Island Industries Conference Room
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 11, 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, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Wilna Thomas Building, Room 102
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Fisher Building, Room 200
Camosun College
1791 Argyle Avenue, Victoria

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Manitoba


Winnipeg


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
University Centre, Room 112 Sundown
University of Manitoba
65 Chancellor's Circle, Winnipeg

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

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New Brunswick


Fredericton


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

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of New Brunswick
9 MacAulay Lane, Fredericton

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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

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

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Room: To be announced
Memorial University
300 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's

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Nova Scotia


Halifax


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Marion McCain Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 1102
Dalhousie University
6135 University Avenue, Halifax

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

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Guelph


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

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Guelph
87 Trent Lane, Guelph

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Hamilton


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Room 1010
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Room 1010
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

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Kingston


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

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Activity Room
The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning
370 King Street West, Kingston

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London


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Somerville House, Room 3305
University of Western Ontario
Western Road, London

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Western Ontario
Western Road, London

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North York


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Downsview Room
Holiday Inn Express
30 Norfinch Drive, North York

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

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Oshawa


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

7:00 pm, Thursday, January 11, 2018
Room: To be announced
Durham College/UOIT
2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa

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Ottawa


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Lamoureux Hall, Room 339
University of Ottawa
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Ottawa

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Lamoureux Hall, Room 339
University of Ottawa
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Ottawa

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Peterborough


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

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Room: To be announced
Trent University
1 Gzowski Way, Peterborough

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St. Catharines


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

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Room: To be announced
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines

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Sudbury


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Classroom Building, Room 301
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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
Shuniah Building, Room C216
Confederation College
1450 Nakina Drive, Thunder Bay

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Toronto


7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Health Sciences Building, Room 100
155 College Street, Toronto

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (O.I.S.E), Room 2-279
252 Bloor Street West, Toronto

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Waterloo


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Dr. Alvin Woods Building, Room 2-101
Wilfrid Laurier University
190 King Street North , Waterloo

7:00 pm, Thursday, January 11, 2018
Room: To be announced
Wilfrid Laurier University
190 King Street North , Waterloo

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Windsor


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

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor

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Quebec


Montreal


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Salon Peel
Best Western Ville-Marie Montreal Hotel & Suites
3407 Peel Street, Montreal

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Room: 3H.10
Dawson College
3040 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

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Saskatchewan


Regina


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

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Dr. William Riddell Centre, Room 286
University of Regina
University Drive South, Regina

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Saskatoon


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

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Saskatchewan
1121 College Drive, Saskatoon

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United States

Atlanta


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Robinson Hall, Room 116
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Room: To be announced
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319

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Boston


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Building 4, Room 145
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Building 1, Room 135
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

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Chicago


7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Adams Hall, Room 311
University of Illinois at Chicago
900 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Illinois at Chicago
900 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607

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Dallas


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Carpenter Hall, Room 220
University of Dallas
2821 Constantin Avenue, Irving, TX 75062

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Carpenter Hall, Room 220
University of Dallas
2821 Constantin Avenue, Irving, TX 75062

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Denver


7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Leprino Hall, Room 102
Colorado Christian University
8787 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Room: To be announced
Colorado Christian University
8787 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

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Detroit


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

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 3, 2017
University Center, Room 1227
University of Michigan Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

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Houston


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 9, 2017
T.P. O'Rourke Hall, Room 106
University of St. Thomas
3813 Yoakum Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Robertson Science Hall, Room 116
University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

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Los Angeles


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Salazar Hall, Room C164B
California State University - Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Room: To be announced
California State University - Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

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Miami


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

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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, August 8, 2017
Carnegie Hall, Room 06A
Macalester College
90 Macalester St., St. Paul, MN 55105

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Old Main Building, Room 009
Macalester College
90 Macalester St., St. Paul, MN 55105

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Manhattan


7:30 pm, Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Carson Hall, Room 509
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

7:30 pm, Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Carson Hall, Room 509
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

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Philadelphia


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Bartley Hall, Room 032
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Bartley Hall, Room 023A
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

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Phoenix


7:00 pm, Thursday, September 14, 2017
Room 317
University of Phoenix - Main Campus
1625 W Fountainhead Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85282

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

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Pittsburgh


7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Baker Hall, Room 237B
Carnegie Mellon University
4909 Frew St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Room: To be announced
Carnegie Mellon University
4909 Frew St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

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Portland


7:30 pm, Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 298
Portland State University
1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201

7:30 pm, Tuesday, October 3, 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, September 12, 2017
Convene Room 4
Courtyard San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle
595 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018
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, Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Humanities Building, Room 384
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

7:00 pm, Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Humanities Building, Room 126
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

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Seattle


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 8, 2017
College Center, Room CC3360
North Seattle Community College
9600 College Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 3, 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, August 22, 2017
Pelican Room
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 16, 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, August 8, 2017
The Multicultural Student Services Center, Room 209
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 27, 2017
The Multicultural Student Services Center, Room 209
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

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