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International Student Pre-Arrival Information

A downloadable and printable version of the Pre-Arrival handbook can be found here. (PDF, 2MB)

 

 

International Student Webinars

Student Services will be offering several webinar sessions over the summer to prepare new international students for life at Grenfell Campus and the city of Corner Brook. These sessions will be hosted live online on Wednesday, July 9th at 2:30pm and Thursday, July 10th at 8:30am Newfoundland Time. To attend one of these webinar session click here for more information.

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Airport Pickup Program

Grenfell Campus is pleased to offer all NEW international students an airport pickup service. All you have to do is to fill out the airport arrival form at http://grenfell.mun.ca/student-services/international/Pages/airport-pickup.aspx and send a copy of your flight itinerary to international@grenfell.mun.ca.

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Peer Correspondence Program

Peer Correspondence is a great program to help you prepare to come to Grenfell. It allows new students to connect with current international students to talk about living and studying at Grenfell Campus. To get connected with our current students click here: http://www.grenfell.mun.ca/student-services/international/Pages/peer.aspx

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Accommodations

Student Housing is an exciting place to live as it adds to the experience you will have as a newcomer to Grenfell. The move in date for all new students is Sunday, January 4th. If you are planning on arriving earlier than the dates posted above you will have to incur additional expenses to stay in a hotel until your room is ready. You will also need to inform the Student Housing office to let them know of your intended arrival date. Please note: During the Christmas break, the university faculty and staff will be off for Christmas holidays from Wednesday, December 24th to Friday, January 2nd and will be returning to work on Monday, September 5th.

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Care Kit Program

It is important for you to be aware that Student Housing does not provide bedding or linens in rooms. You will need to bring those items with you or purchase them during your first few days here. Therefore, Student Services is offering new international students the option to purchase a CARE KIT package.

Care Kit will include the following items: 1 set of sheets, 1pillow, 1 blanket/comforter, 1 towel, 1 hand towel, 1 wash cloth, 1 plate, 1 glass, 1 mug, 1 bowl, 1fork, 1 knife, 1 teaspoon, 1 soup spoon

If you would like to order a Care Kit, please email international@grenfell.mun.ca. Kits are being offered for $50 Canadian CASH ONLY. Please have your payment available upon arrival to receive your kit. In order to receive a kit upon arrival you will have to pre-order so it is important to do that prior to travelling to Grenfell Campus.

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International Student Orientation

To help you prepare to live in Corner Brook and at Grenfell Campus, there will be some additional orientation activities planned in addition to First Year Orientation. Activities can include campus tours, city tours, stop ‘n shop and bus/boat tours. While we are still in the planning stages of international student orientation please check our website regularly for updated information: http://www.grenfell.mun.ca/student-services/international/Pages/orientation.aspx

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English Placement Test

If you were required to provide proof of English proficiency for admission to Memorial University, you must write the English placement test. This test will determine which English class you will be placed into. Please email Hadija Drummond (hdrummond@grenfell.mun.ca) to register.
Date: Monday, January 5, 2015
Time: 2:00-4:30 pm
Location: AS350

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International Student Handbook

If you would like to review the full version of the international student handbook, please click here for the most recent edition.

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street address:

Grenfell Campus
Memorial University

20 University Drive
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4
Canada

mailing address:

Grenfell Campus
Memorial University

PO Box 2000
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 6P9
Canada

email addresses:

For questions about the university:
info@grenfell.mun.ca

For questions about the website:
webadmin@grenfell.mun.ca

For technical support questions:
helpdesk@grenfell.mun.ca

telephone:

Switchboard: 1-709-637-6200

Student Recruitment: 1-888-637-6269

Registrar: 1-866-381-7022