To Apply

 

The International Student Program is open to fee paying students in Kindergarten to grade 12 level (ages 5 to 18 years). Normally, International Elementary students aged 5-12 years (grades K-7) will only be considered provided they will live with a parent or guardian.

 

Please contact a local agent in your country for registration. If you need a recommendation for one of our qualified agents then please contact us  international@sd48.bc.ca  for a list of agents we recommend.

 

The following documents are required for applications:

    • a scanned copy of the student's passport photo page
    • original or certified true copies of transcripts from the current and previous two  years of study
    • a letter of recommendation on letterhead from his/her current school identifying the student and the student's strengths.  
    • the student's letter to the host family introducing themselves, interests/hobbies along with goals and desires to study in Canada
    • Parents letter to the host family
    • a recent student photograph
    • immunization form scanned as one pdf or jpeg document
    • course request form for desired school and grade (above)
    • signed Waiver, Participation Guidelines, Off-Site Activities Consent, Course Requests (you will find these pieces in the online application)
    • a photo album of the student. A minimum of 5 photos: with family, friends, holidays, sports activities, etc
 
Application and fee payment deadlines:
 
Whistler Secondary School
 
Due to the high demand of students wishing to attend Whistler Secondary School, the following deadlines will apply:
 
  • January 15 -  completed application and non-refundable application fee due
  • March15 - a minimum installment of 50% of fees due*
  • October 15 - balance of invoiced fees due
 
* if a 50% installment has not been received by this date your student risks forfeiting their spot at Whistler Secondary School
 
Pemberton Secondary, Don Ross Middle School, Howe Sound Secondary
 
  • Applications will be accepted until these schools are full.
  • March 15 - a minimum installment of 50% of fees due
  • October 15 - balance of invoiced fees due