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October 15, 2014
Victoria - a Great Place to Study!
Victoria, the capital of the Province of British Columbia, has been called Canada's Pacific Jewel and the City of Gardens. Located on the west coast of Canada, the city is known for its beauty, unspoiled natural setting and moderate climate. Victoria is popular with tourists from around the world. In 2014, it was named one of Canada's Top 10 Destinations by TripAdvisor's 2014 Travellers' Choice Awards, and voted the third friendliest city in the world by readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine.
Government, the arts and advanced learning are major activities in Victoria. The city has two renowned universities and a college, a world-class museum, an IMAX theatre, a symphony, an opera company, professional theatre companies and a major regional art gallery.
In addition, Victoria is home to semi-professional hockey, baseball and lacrosse teams and world-class Olympic athletes in rowing, rugby, field hockey, diving, cycling and triathlons. With a 7,000 seat sports and entertainment venue, Victoria attracts major concerts and other sports-entertainment events.
The people of Victoria love the outdoors and mild winters allow them to pursue a variety of outdoor activities throughout the year, such as golf, rowing, hiking, sailing and cycling.
With a population of 350,000, Victoria offers the benefits of a small centre, with large-city amenities and a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Our city is clean, quiet, and safe - an ideal place to study and experience Canadian culture.
Check out our website to find out more about beautiful Victoria, and our high school programs for international students.
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Victoria International High School Programs
September 25, 2014
Prepare for Success in High School
Victoria International High School Programs is now accepting applications for the Uplands Academic Transition Program (ATP). Our next intakes will be in January and April, 2015.
This innovative academic program supports international students with their transition into the Canadian high school environment. Based on the B.C. public school curriculum, ATP provides instruction in the core subjects of English, mathematics, science, physical education and English as a second language. Students who successfully complete ATP are eligible for course credits and are guaranteed entrance into the Greater Victoria School District.
Visit our website to learn more about this and the other programs we offer here in the beautiful city of Victoria, Canada.