?> Programs Overview – International Student Education

We encourage you to study with us to reap the benefits of this quality education, and to experience Canadian culture and the lifestyle of beautiful Vancouver Island.

The International Student Education Program in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District is a public school program that gives foreign students the opportunity to:

  • study with Canadian students
  • learn English and standard academic subjects in a supportive environment
  • experience Canadian culture

All schools are accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Province of British Columbia and offer government curriculum.

Students may attend for a semester, an academic year, or to graduate with a British Columbia diploma. To learn more about university entrance opportunities, click here.


Acceptance into our program is not dependent on English proficiency. A student’s English will be assessed before the start of classes, and an individual program is developed for each student depending on English language skills. ESL (English-as-a-Second Language) classes are provided at designated high schools only.

  • Our Pledge to International Students

  • We are dedicated to providing the best quality of education and care available to International Students. We are committed to comprehensive student support, quality homestay placements and ethical business practices. Our goal is student success.