School district advantages for international students thinking of studying in Canada include:

  • lots of focused international student support, including peer counselling, orientation, international student advisors and even interpreters available who can provide students with help in their own language if needed

  • a wide range of programs and school sizes available to international students

  • courses taught by experienced and provincially-certified teachers

  • a combination of classes and field trips means international students develop language skills and discover Canadian culture

  • homestay placement with local families

  • participation in information sessions with local colleges and universities, so international students will have the opportunity to learn about post-secondary education options in Canada

  • scholarships and awards that are available for international students who excel in the school district each year