Persons entering colleges in Canada, United Kingdom and the United States during the 2008-2009 academic year will soon have the opportunity to receive information aimed at making their transition to the new environment easier.

This is the result of a Pre-Departure Orientation being hosted by the Barbados Community College’s (BCC’s) Counseling and Placement Centre on Friday June 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the College’s Liberal Arts Auditorium.

Personnel from the British High Commission, the Canadian High Commission and the Embassy of the United States will be in attendance to discuss topics such as visa procedures, graduate and undergraduate studies, cultural differences and health and safety concerns relevant to each country. Students currently studying overseas will also be on hand to share their experiences.

Persons interested in attending this event should contact the Counseling and Placement Centre at 426-3278 or 426-2858 ext 5254/5295 or visit the Centre at the Barbados Community College, Howell’s Cross Roads to register.

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