One of the missions of the Bishop’s International Office is to support international and new to Canada students on campus in their integration into their new academic environment, including creating opportunities for them to break isolation and create moments of exchange amongst them. Here are the events for the 2023-2024 year:

Upcoming events

Weekly Unwind

When: Every Friday from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: MacKinnon Common Room (Blue Room)

The purpose of this activity is to provide a space where international and New-to-Canada students can come hang out, play some fun games, and have delicious snacks. Basically, to relax and socialize.

International Student Brunch


Our 2nd International Student Brunch will be held on February 18, 2024 at the GAIT, from 11am to 2pm.


On this occasion, up to 250 new international students as well as administrators, faculty, and staff, will attend. During this event, the students are invited to enjoy food and discussion with other international students and members of the Bishop’s University community. After the meal, we will move outside for a tasting of delicious maple sugar on snow.

Past events

International Student Brunch

Our 1st International Student Brunch was held on February 19, 2023 at the GAIT.  

On this occasion, almost 180 international students as well as administrators, faculty, and staff, has attended.  During this event, people were invited to enjoy food and discussion with other international students and members of the Bishop’s University community. After the meal, we had the chance to move outside for a tasting of delicious maple sugar on snow.  Here are some souvenir pictures of the event:

Bishop’s International – 1st Annual International Student Brunch