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, January 10, 2017
Kinesiology A Building, Room 160
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Kinesiology B Building, Room 87
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

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Edmonton


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

7:00 pm, Thursday, February 16, 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
Room: To be announced
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

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Coquitlam


7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Green Room
Glen Pine Pavilion
1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam

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

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Kamloops


7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Brown Family House of Learning, Room 204
Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Road, Kamloops

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Brown Family House of Learning, Room 204
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
Room: To be announced
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
3247 University Way, Kelowna

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North Vancouver


7:00 pm, Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Anchor Room
John Braithwaite Community Centre
145 1st Street West, North Vancouver

7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 21, 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, Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Harbour Centre, 2520 Wosk Conference Room
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus
515 West Hastings Street, 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

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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
Room: To be announced
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, Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Sir Douglas Hazen Hall, Room 225
University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus
100 Tucker Park Road, 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

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Newfoundland


St. John's


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, Thursday, January 12, 2017
Marion McCain Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 2016
Dalhousie University
6135 University Avenue, Halifax

7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 7, 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, 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, Tuesday, January 10, 2017
MacKinnon Building, Room 225
University of Guelph
87 Trent Lane, Guelph

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

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Hamilton


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Burke Science Building, Room 138
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

7:00 pm, Thursday, February 16, 2017
Room: To be announced
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
Room: To be announced
The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning
370 King Street West, Kingston

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London


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Physics & Astronomy Building, Room 36
University of Western Ontario
Western Road, London

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Physics & Astronomy Building, Room 36
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, Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Lamoureux Hall, Room 339
University of Ottawa
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Ottawa

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

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Peterborough


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Peter Gzowski College, Room 105
Trent University
1 Gzowski Way, Peterborough

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Peter Gzowski College, Room 111
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
Room: To be announced
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
Room: To be announced
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury

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Thunder Bay


7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Shuniah Building, Room C214
Confederation College
1450 Nakina Drive, Thunder Bay

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Room: To be announced
Confederation College
1450 Nakina Drive, Thunder Bay

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Toronto


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Bahen Centre for Information Technology, Room B024
40 St. George Street, Toronto

7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Ramsay Wright Laboratories, Room 142
25 Harbord 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, Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Room: 3H.6
Dawson College
3040 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Room: To be announced
Dawson College
3040 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

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Saskatchewan


Regina


7:00 pm, Thursday, October 13, 2016
Dr. William Riddell Centre, Room 286
University of Regina
University Drive South, Regina

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Dr. William Riddell Centre, Room 286
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, Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Robinson Hall, Room 116
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Goslin Hall, Room 108
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319

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Boston


7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Building 8, Room 205
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Building 4, Room 145
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

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Chicago


7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Addams Hall, Room 306
University of Illinois at Chicago
830 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Addams Hall, Room 306
University of Illinois at Chicago
830 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607

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Dallas


7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Carpenter Hall, Room 220
University of Dallas
2821 Constantin Avenue, Irving, TX 75062

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Carpenter Hall, Room 220
University of Dallas
2821 Constantin Avenue, Irving, TX 75062

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Denver


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Leprino Hall, Room 305
Colorado Christian University
8787 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Room: To be announced
Colorado Christian University
8787 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

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Detroit


7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 4, 2016
University Center, Room 1227
University of Michigan Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

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

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Houston


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 10, 2017
T.P. O'Rourke Hall, Room 106
University of St. Thomas
3813 Yoakum Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 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, Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Salazar Hall, Room C164A
California State University - Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Room: To be announced
California State University - Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

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Miami


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 30, 2016
O'Mailia Hall, Room 010
St. Thomas University
16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33054

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
O'Mailia Hall, Room 010
St. Thomas University
16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33054

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Minneapolis


7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Old Main Building, Room 009
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Old Main Building, Room 009
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105

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Manhattan


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Nugent Building, Room 249
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

7:00 pm, Wednesday February 15, 2017
Room: To be announced
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

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Philadelphia


7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Bartley Hall, Room 032
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Tolentine Hall, Room 213
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

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Phoenix


7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Suns Meeting Room
Holiday Inn Express Downtown
620 N. 6th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Suns Meeting Room
Holiday Inn Express Downtown
620 N. 6th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004

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Pittsburgh


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Cohon Center, Dowd Room
Carnegie Mellon University
5032 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

7:00 pm, Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Room: To be announced
Carnegie Mellon University
5032 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Portland


7:30 pm, Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Astoria Room
University Place at Portland State University
310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland, OR, 97201

7:30 pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Willamette Falls Ballroom
University Place at Portland State University
310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland, OR 97201

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San Diego


7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Convene Room 3
Courtyard San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle
595 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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, July 12, 2016
Burk Hall, Room 225
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Humanities Building, Room 114
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

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Seattle


7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 4, 2016
College Center, Room CC3350
North Seattle Community College
9600 College Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
College Center, Room CC3449
North Seattle Community College
9600 College Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

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St. Petersburg


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Continuing Education Center, Pelican Room
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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

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Washington, D.C.


7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 4, 2016
The Multicultural Student Services Center, Room 209
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
The Multicultural Student Services Center, Room 209
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

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