Langara PLUS features different categories of activities offered through Langara College.

Here is a sample of activities we offer:

International Education Social and Cultural Activities

  • Welcome i-Café – Meet students, learn about different cultures, play games, and enjoy free coffee and cookies
  • Cultural celebrations – Learn about different cultures and meet people from around the world (Diwali, Lunar New Year, Nowruz, etc.)
  • i-Eat – Try food from different parts of the world at local restaurants and meet other students
  • Canadian dinners – Meet a Canadian family and enjoy a holiday dinner at their home with other international students

Recreational Activities

  • Drop-in sports (eg: Badminton, Basketball, Soccer) – Join other students in a variety of sports at the Langara gym  (must have proof of attendance)
  • Langara Falcons game – Cheer on the Langara Falcons as they compete against other colleges (must have proof of attendance)
  • i-Go activities (eg: Skating, Bowling, Aquarium, Indoor rock-climbing, hiking) – Meet other students as you venture out and participate in some fun activities around Vancouver

Lifestyle Workshops

  • BC Medical Service Plan - information on how to apply for BC Medical Insurance and private interim health insurance
  • Co-op work permit - how to set up a CIC account, eligibility requirements, etc.
  • Study permit - how to extend your study permit, other important information on study permit expiry or refusal
  • Fraud Awareness  - information on how to protect yourself from scams and fraud
  • Post Grad Work permit - information on how, when, where to apply for PGWP
  • Co-op and Career Development Workshops
  • and more!

Counselling Study Skills Workshops (open to UT and Career program participants only/ LEAP level 5 or more) 

  • Time Management – Learn tips on managing your time for the semester and how to budget time for classes, studying and leisure activities
  • Stress Management – Learn about the factors that cause stress, and about how you can reduce and manage the stress in your life
  • Note-Taking – Learn a variety of strategies for taking good notes
  • Final Exams & Test-taking – Learn how to deal with stress and exam anxiety and well as specific techniques for taking tests
  • and more!

LEAP Study Skills and Success Workshops - Learn special study skills to help you be successful in your LEAP classes 

(open to all LEAP students)

  • Going to the Bank
  • Intercultural Teams
  • Communication Strategies
  • Talking About Problems
  • Hanging Out
  • and more!

All workshops and events need to be recorded in your Langara PLUS passport. You collect points for each activity/workshop you attend. If you have any questions, please see the International Education front desk.