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 13, 2019
Kinesiology B Building, Room 150
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Kinesiology B Building, Room 150
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

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Edmonton


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Student Union Building, The Marigold Room
8900 114th Street, Edmonton

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Student Union Building, The Juniper Room
8900 114th Street, Edmonton

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British Columbia


Burnaby


7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 10, 2019
J.W. Inglis Building (NE1), Room 320
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Room: To be announced
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

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Coquitlam


7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Green Room
Glen Pine Pavilion
1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Green Room
Glen Pine Pavilion
1260 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

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Kamloops


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Brown Family House of Learning, Room 204
Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Road, Kamloops

7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Room: To be announced
Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Road, Kamloops

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Kelowna


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Fipke Centre, Room 121
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
3247 University Way, Kelowna

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
3247 University Way, Kelowna

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North Vancouver


7:00 pm, Friday, March 1, 2019
Harbourview Room
John Braithwaite Community Centre
145 1st Street West, North Vancouver

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Room: To be announced
John Braithwaite Community Centre
145 1st Street West, North Vancouver

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Surrey


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Room 3040
Simon Fraser University, Surrey Campus
13450-102nd Avenue, Surrey

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
Simon Fraser University, Surrey Campus
13450-102nd Avenue, Surrey

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Vancouver


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Harbour Centre, 2540 Reader's Digest Room
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Room: To be announced
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

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Victoria


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Wilna Thomas Building, Room 103
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Fisher Building, Room 212
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria

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Manitoba


Winnipeg


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 13, 2019
University Centre, Room 112 Sundown
University of Manitoba
65 Chancellor's Circle, Winnipeg

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 9, 2019
University Centre, Room 112 Sundown
University of Manitoba
65 Chancellor's Circle, Winnipeg

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New Brunswick


Fredericton


7:00 pm, Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Marshall D'Avray Hall, Room 222
University of New Brunswick
10 MacKay Drive, Fredericton

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
University of New Brunswick
10 MacKay Drive, Fredericton

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Saint John


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Sir Douglas Hazen Hall, Room 225
University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus
100 Tucker Park Road, Saint John

7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
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, September 10, 2019
Arts and Administration Building, Room A1049
Memorial University
250 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
Memorial University
250 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's

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Nova Scotia


Halifax


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Marion McCain Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 2016
Dalhousie University
6135 University Avenue, Halifax

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Room: To be announced
Dalhousie University
6135 University Avenue, Halifax

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Ontario


Barrie


7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Muskoka Boardroom
SuiteWorks
92 Caplan Avenue, Barrie

7:00 pm, Thursday, October 3, 2019
Room: To be announced
SuiteWorks
92 Caplan Avenue, Barrie

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Guelph


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Alexander Hall, Room 281
University of Guelph
87 Trent Lane, Guelph

7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Room: To be announced
University of Guelph
87 Trent Lane, Guelph

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Hamilton


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Room 1016
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Room: To be announced
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

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Kingston


7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Activity Room
The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning
370 King Street West, Kingston

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Meeting Room #1
Kingston Frontenac Public Library
130 Johnson Street, Kingston

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London


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Somerville House, Room 3305
University of Western Ontario
Western Road, London

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Room: To be announced
University of Western Ontario
Western Road, London

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North York


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Downsview Room
Holiday Inn Express
30 Norfinch Drive, North York

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Room: To be announced
Holiday Inn Express
30 Norfinch Drive, North York

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Oshawa


7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Gordon Willey Building - South Wing - SW109
Durham College/UOIT
2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
Durham College/UOIT
2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa

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Ottawa


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Lamoureux Hall, Room 407
University of Ottawa
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Ottawa

7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Lamoureux Hall, Room 257
University of Ottawa
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Ottawa

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Peterborough


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Otonabee College, Room 221.6
Trent University
2151 East Bank Drive., Peterborough

7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Room: To be announced
Trent University
2151 East Bank Drive., Peterborough

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St. Catharines


7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Robert SK Welch Hall, Room 206
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines

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

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Sudbury


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Classroom Building, Room C-204
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury

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Thunder Bay


7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Shuniah Building, Room C239
Confederation College
1450 Nakina Drive, Thunder Bay

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Room: To be announced
Confederation College
1450 Nakina Drive, Thunder Bay

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Toronto


7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (O.I.S.E), Room 2-279
252 Bloor Street West, Toronto

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 2, 2019
Room: To be announced
252 Bloor Street West, Toronto

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Waterloo


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Dr. Alvin Woods Building, Room 2-105
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West , Waterloo

7:00 pm, Thursday, January 9, 2020
Room: To be announced
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West , Waterloo

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Windsor


7:00 pm , Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Dillon Hall, Room 367
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor

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Quebec


Montreal


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Salon Peel
Best Western Ville-Marie
3407 Peel Street, Montreal

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Salon Peel
Best Western Ville-Marie
3407 Peel Street, Montreal

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Saskatchewan


Regina


7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Education Building, Room 438
University of Regina
3919 University Drive South, Regina

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
La Cité (Language Institute), Room 133
University of Regina
3727 Sagittaire Lane, Regina

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Saskatoon


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 14, 2019
St. Andrew's College, Room 121
University of Saskatchewan
1121 College Drive, Saskatoon

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
University of Saskatchewan
1121 College Drive, Saskatoon

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United States

Atlanta


7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Robinson Hall, Room 116
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Room: To be announced
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319

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Boston


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Building 4, Room 145
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

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Chicago


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Education, Theatre, Music, and Social Work (ETMSW), Room 2219
University of Illinois at Chicago
1040 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
University of Illinois at Chicago
1040 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612

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Dallas


7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Room: To be announced
University of Dallas
1845 E Northgate Dr, Irving, TX 75062

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
University of Dallas
1845 E Northgate Dr, Irving, TX 75062

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Denver


7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Patrick Henry Hall, Room 103
Colorado Christian University
8787 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
Colorado Christian University
8787 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

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Detroit


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2019
University Center, Room 1225
University of Michigan Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Room: To be announced
University of Michigan Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

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Houston


7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Malloy Hall, Room 012
University of St. Thomas
3815 Mt Vernon St, Houston, TX 77006

7:00 pm, Thursday, January 9, 2020
Room: To be announced
University of St. Thomas
3815 Mt Vernon St, Houston, TX 77006

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Los Angeles


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Salazar Hall, Room 139
California State University - Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
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, August 10, 2019
Blue Lagoon Room
Hampton Inn Miami Airport East
3449 NW 42nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33142

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Room: To be announced
Hampton Inn Miami Airport East
3449 NW 42nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33142

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Minneapolis


7:00 pm, Monday, September 9, 2019
Old Main Hall, Room 001
Macalester College
90 Macalester St., St. Paul, MN 55105

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
Macalester College
90 Macalester St., St. Paul, MN 55105

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Manhattan


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Carson Hall, Room 201
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Room: To be announced
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

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Philadelphia


7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Bartley Hall, Room 02074
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

7:00 pm, Thursday, January 9, 2020
Room: To be announced
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

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Phoenix


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Classroom 104
University of Phoenix - Main Campus
4035 S. Riverpoint Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85040

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Room: To be announced
University of Phoenix - Main Campus
4035 S. Riverpoint Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85040

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Pittsburgh


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Porter Hall, Room 126A
Carnegie Mellon University
5032 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

7:00 pm, Thursday, January 9, 2020
Room: To be announced
Carnegie Mellon University
5032 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Portland


7:30 pm, Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Cramer Hall, Room 324
Portland State University
1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201

7:30 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
Portland State University
1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201

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San Diego


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Convene Room 4
Courtyard San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle
595 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108

7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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


1:00 pm, Saturday, July 13, 2019
Business Building, Room 218
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 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 11, 2019
College Center, Room CC1360
North Seattle Community College
9600 College Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
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, June 11, 2019
Continuing Education Center, Spoonbill Room
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711

7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
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, June 11, 2019
The Multicultural Student Services Center, Room 209
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Room: To be announced
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

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