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, August 14, 2018
Kinesiology B Building, Room 130
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Kinesiology B Building, Room 87/88
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

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Edmonton


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Student Union Building, The Juniper Room
8900 114th Street, Edmonton

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Student Union Building, The Marigold Room
8900 114th Street, Edmonton

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British Columbia


Burnaby


7:00 pm, Tuesday, May 8, 2018
J.W. Inglis Building (NE1), Room 401
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 12, 2018
J.W. Inglis Building (NE1), Room 103
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

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Coquitlam


7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 6, 2018
The Studio
Glen Pine Pavilion
1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Room 4
Pinetree Community Centre
1260 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

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Kamloops


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Brown Family House of Learning, Room 204
Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Road, Kamloops

7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Room: To be announced
Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Road, Kamloops

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Kelowna


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Arts Building, Room 102
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
1147 Research Road, Kelowna

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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 10, 2018
Meeting Room 2
John Braithwaite Community Centre
145 1st Street West, North Vancouver

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Harbourview Room
John Braithwaite Community Centre
145 1st Street West, North Vancouver

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Surrey


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Room 5320
Simon Fraser University, Surrey Campus
13450-102nd Avenue, Surrey

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Room: To be announced
Simon Fraser University, Surrey Campus
13450-102nd Avenue, Surrey

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Vancouver


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Harbour Centre, 2520 Wosk Conference Room
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 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, Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Wilna Thomas Building, Room 204
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Wilna Thomas Building, Room 226
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria

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Manitoba


Winnipeg


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 14, 2018
University Centre, Room 112 Sundown
University of Manitoba
65 Chancellor's Circle, Winnipeg

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2018
University Centre, Room 224 St. Anne
University of Manitoba
65 Chancellor's Circle, Winnipeg

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New Brunswick


Fredericton


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Tilley Hall, Room 124
University of New Brunswick
10 MacKay Drive, Fredericton

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Room: To be announced
University of New Brunswick
10 MacKay Drive, Fredericton

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Saint John


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

7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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 14, 2018
Chemistry-Physics Building, Room 2026
Memorial University
300 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Room: To be announced
Memorial University
300 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's

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Nova Scotia


Halifax


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Marion McCain Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 2017
Dalhousie University
6135 University Avenue, Halifax

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Marion McCain Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 2021
Dalhousie University
6135 University Avenue, Halifax

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Ontario


Barrie


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

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Room: To be announced
SuiteWorks
92 Caplan Avenue, Barrie

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Guelph


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 14, 2018
MacKinnon Building, Room 304
University of Guelph
87 Trent Lane, Guelph

7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Room: To be announced
University of Guelph
87 Trent Lane, Guelph

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Hamilton


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Chester New Hall, Room 106
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Room: To be announced
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

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Kingston


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

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Activity Room
The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning
370 King Street West, Kingston

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London


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Health Sciences Building, Room 11
University of Western Ontario
Western Road, London

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Room: To be announced
University of Western Ontario
Western Road, London

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North York


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Downsview Room
Holiday Inn Express
30 Norfinch Drive, North York

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Room: To be announced
Holiday Inn Express
30 Norfinch Drive, North York

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Oshawa


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Gordon Willey Building - South Wing - SW109
Durham College/UOIT
2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Room: To be announced
Durham College/UOIT
2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa

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Ottawa


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Lamoureux Hall, Room 220
University of Ottawa
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Ottawa

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Lamoureux Hall, Room 223
University of Ottawa
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Ottawa

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Peterborough


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Gzowski College, Room 105
Trent University
1 Gzowski Way, Peterborough

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Room: To be announced
Trent University
1 Gzowski Way, Peterborough

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St. Catharines


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Robert SK Welch Hall, Room 203
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines

7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Room: To be announced
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines

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Sudbury


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Classroom Building, Room 301
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Room: To be announced
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

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Shuniah Building, Room C233
Confederation College
1450 Nakina Drive, Thunder Bay

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Toronto


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (O.I.S.E), Room 8-180
252 Bloor Street West, Toronto

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Room: To be announced
252 Bloor Street West, Toronto

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Waterloo


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Dr. Alvin Woods Building, Room 2-105
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West , Waterloo

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Room: To be announced
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West , Waterloo

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Windsor


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Dillon Hall, Room 253
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor

7:00 pm , Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Room: To be announced
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor

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Quebec


Montreal


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Salon Peel
Best Western Ville-Marie
3407 Peel Street, Montreal

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Room: To be announced
Dawson College
3040 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

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Saskatchewan


Regina


7:00 pm, Thursday, June 7, 2018
Research and Innovation Centre, Room 208
University of Regina
University Drive South, Regina

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Regina
University Drive South, Regina

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Saskatoon


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 14, 2018
St. Andrew's College, Room 322
University of Saskatchewan
1121 College Drive, Saskatoon

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Room: To be announced
University of Saskatchewan
1121 College Drive, Saskatoon

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United States

Atlanta


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Robinson Hall, Room 116
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 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, June 19, 2018
Building 4, Room 145
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Building 8, Room 205
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

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Chicago


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Taft Hall, Room 207
University of Illinois at Chicago
830 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Illinois at Chicago
830 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607

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Dallas


7:00 pm, Thursday, June 14, 2018
Anselm Hall, Room 220
University of Dallas
1845 E Northgate Dr, Irving, TX 75062

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Dallas
1845 E Northgate Dr, Irving, TX 75062

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Denver


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Patrick Henry Hall, Room 101
Colorado Christian University
8787 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 11, 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 12, 2018
University Center, Room 1225
University of Michigan Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Room: To be announced
University of Michigan Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

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Houston


7:00 pm, Wednesday June 13, 2018
O'Rourke Hall, Room 106
University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

7:00 pm, Wednesday September 12, 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, June 12, 2018
Salazar Hall, Room 243A
California State University - Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 11, 2018
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, June 12, 2018
O'Mailia Hall, Room 07
St. Thomas University
16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33054

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Room: To be announced
St. Thomas University
16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33054

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Minneapolis


7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Neill Hall, Room 110
Macalester College
90 Macalester St., St. Paul, MN 55105

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Old Main Hall, Room 001
Macalester College
90 Macalester St., St. Paul, MN 55105

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Manhattan


7:00 pm, Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Carson Hall, Room 606
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

7:30 pm, Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Carson Hall, Room 608
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

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Philadelphia


7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Bartley Hall, Room 032
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Bartley Hall, Room 023A
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

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Phoenix


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Room 415
University of Phoenix - Main Campus
1625 W Fountainhead Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85282

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 8, 2019
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, June 13, 2018
Cohon University Center, Dowd Room
Carnegie Mellon University
5032 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Room: To be announced
Carnegie Mellon University
5032 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Portland


7:30 pm, Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 294
Portland State University
1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201

7:30 pm, Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Academic and Student Recreation Center, Room 240
Portland State University
1800 SW 6th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201

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San Diego


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Convene Room 4
Courtyard San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle
595 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 11, 2018
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, August 14, 2018
Health and Social Sciences Building, Room 213
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Room: To be announced
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

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Seattle


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
College Center, Room CC3350
North Seattle Community College
9600 College Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 11, 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, May 1, 2018
Continuing Education Center, Pelican Room
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 2, 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, Wednesday, June 13, 2018
The Multicultural Student Services Center, Room 209
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The Multicultural Student Services Center, Room 209
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

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