Events and Services

Many IESC events and services are open to family members of international students (spouses, partners and children). Please visit Programs and Services for more information.

Tea and Information Session for Spouses and Partners of International Students

These Tea and Information Sessions take place every Friday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. throughout the academic year and give spouses/partners of international students the opportunity to:

  • Meet other partners of international students
  • Meet the IESC staff
  • Learn about Canadian culture
  • Share their own culture and knowledge
  • Practice English (if applicable)
  • Discuss topics related to international families and living in Canada

Visit our events page for more details.

IESC’s Global Café

Global Café is a weekly drop-in gathering where you can connect with International and Canadian students and meet friends in a casual and relaxed setting. Global Café sessions are held every Thursday during the year from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Coffee, tea, and snacks are provided.

English Conversation Program

The goal of the English Conversation Program is to help participants improve their conversational English in a casual setting. English Conversation Leaders facilitate sessions of English conversation in the Fall and Winter terms.

Job Search Help

We can help you learn how to work and search for a job in Canada. Book an appointment for more information.

Individual Assistance

Confidential, individual appointments are available with an International and Exchange Student Centre staff member for individual consultations on any issue. Book an appointment for more information.