The Islands

Ranked North America’s top islands to visit. There are diverse ecosystems from rainforest coastlines to rural landscapes and beaches.
BC’s Capital City, Victoria, is located on Vancouver Island.

Greater Victoria School District

Improve your English, learn about Canadian culture, make friends and ready yourself for success as a student in our programs. Victoria International High School Programs offers the highest quality learning experience in a safe, beautiful, culturally diverse and accepting environment. We are certain you will have the time of your life and the education and experience you gain will last a lifetime.

Comox Valley School District

Small, friendly city – close to Vancouver and Victoria. Nestled between the ocean and Mt. Washington ski resort. Come for English immersion; university preparation; fine arts and athletics; Canadian culture; outdoor beauty. Specialty academies include: International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, hospitality and tourism, outdoor recreation, golf, ice hockey. Honours courses in English, mathematics and social studies are also featured.

Cowichan Valley School District

The Cowichan Valley is a beautiful part of the province with a variety of schools to serve student needs. Students will receive strong ESL support, participate in a wide range of activities and events, and are carefully placed with host families.

Saanich School District

In Saanich, you will experience a true sense of satisfaction and accomplishment by being motivated to excel in school and to tap into your potential. Students feel a sense of accomplishment, personnel fulfillment and a boost in self-confidence.

Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District

Nanaimo and Ladysmith are two beautiful seaside communities located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, only 20 minutes by air from Vancouver.  Choose one of 7 high schools to study in and participate in courses based on your academic interests or extracurricular interests and live with English speaking Canadian families.

Sooke School District

Near Victoria, urban and seaside village schools have programs that will challenge and support you. Friendly and supportive homestay families and interesting travel opportunities that encourage exploration of beautiful British Columbia’s wonderful west coast.

Gulf Islands School District

With a commitment to diversity and an enrolment cap, our international students are guaranteed a quality Canadian educational experience in one of the most unique and beautiful communities in Canada. Our international program focuses on language development and academic programs, with specialities in the visual and performing arts, technology, leadership and athletics.

Campbell River School District

Campbell River is a welcoming seaside community on the east coast of Vancouver Island, framed by snow-capped mountains, west coast forests and stunning ocean views. International students are fully immersed in an English-speaking community and culture. With low numbers of international students and excellent English Language instruction, all students receive a high level of personal care and support.

Pacific Rim School District

The Pacific Rim School District provides challenging and rewarding educational programs for all International Students. Our student selection process emphasizes diversity and includes an enrolment cap that ensures a quality experience for all participants. We offer a high-quality education in modern facilities in a world-class setting.

Qualicum School District

Qualicum School District provides international students the opportunity to study in a Canadian school and enjoy the wonderful quality of life on Vancouver Island. We have a strong ESL program along with athletic, arts and cultural experiences.

Vancouver Island West

Learning on the Edge of Canada – Immerse yourself in pristine wilderness, explore with our unrivaled outdoor program, and learn rich traditional cultures from our Indigenous people. Our boutique International program offers students an unrivaled education that is life changing.