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International Students

International Students

The Vancouver School Board's International Education Program gives students from outside of Canada the opportunity to: 

  • Live in the beautiful coastal city of Vancouver, Canada
  • Study in one of our excellent schools offering courses in academics, fine arts, technology, languages, and athletics 
  • Join a culturally rich cross-section of students, instructors and counsellors who contribute to our high quality of education 
  • Graduate with a Grade 12 diploma
  • Enjoy homestay with welcoming local families

The Vancouver School Board accepts applications from qualified international students and offers support to students including orientation for new students, English as a Second Language courses, multilingual district staff, district student excursions and access to Vancouver city’s multilingual medical practitioners.

Students can apply to study for:

  • an academic year
  • several years to graduate from high school
  • short-term study including summer school

Credentials earned in the Vancouver school district are recognized worldwide.

Apply to the Vancouver School Board (VSB) International Education Program to study at a local school 

For detailed information, please contact the international office at or (604) 713-4534

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