Welcome international students…
- Bienvenidos estudiantes internacionales! (Spanish)
- Huānyíng guójì xuéshēng! (Chinese – phonetic)
- Accueillir les étudiants internationaux! (French)
- Willkommen internationale Studierende! (German)
- Chào đón sinh viên quốc tế! (Vietnamese)
- Bem-vindo aos estudantes internacionais! (Portuguese)
- Üdvözöljük a nemzetközi diákok! (Hungarian)
- Velkommen internationale studerende! (Danish)
Velkommen internasjonal stude (Norwegian)
Huron County, Ontario has quickly become a popular destination for international students. With interesting and challenging learning opportunities, safe, welcoming school communities, and a rural lifestyle, Huron County is a destination of choice for students from all over the world.
Studying in Huron County
There are a variety of learning opportunities for international students here in Huron County.
Avon-Maitland District School Board The Avon-Maitland District School Board (AMDSB) welcomes international students from countries all over the world to the publicly funded school system in Huron County.
AMDSB covers the counties of both Huron and Perth. A full service, public, English school district in southwestern Ontario, the AMDSB’s Education Centre is located at 62 Chalk Street North, in Seaforth.
AMDSB offers academic programs for elementary and secondary learners, in-school ESL learning program, iCASE (International Canadian Academy of Sports Excellence) Baseball Academy, and an English Language summer camp.
AMDSB is a highly respected, recognized leader in English as a Second Language instruction. The ESL program is designed for international students who want to increase their English-language skills.
- Visit the AMDSB international studies website at www.yourschoolsincanada.com for more information.
- Check out their international studies video on YouTube at www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZIiBIejziw .
The Virtual High School Since 2002, the Virtual High School in Bayfield, Ontario has been providing online high school courses to both Ontario students and international students. As a private school issuing Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) credits, Virtual High School has grown to be the largest private high school in Canada. For more information, call 1.416.800.1186 or 1.866.679.9377 x 301.
Lingen Lodge Lingen Lodge Language and Preparatory School located in Bayfield, Ontario offers a unique program, in partnership with the Virtual High School, whereby a student can study for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) while learning to speak English. As well, students boarding at Lingen Lodge may receive a personalized ESL immersion program to further enhance their learning experience. For more information, contact Lingen Lodge Language and Preparatory School, Cameron Street, Bayfield by phoning 519.565.4515 or visiting their website.
Staying after graduation
If you are interested in staying in Canada after your graduation from high school, please take a look at the websites below:
- Citizenship and Immigration Canada: Working After Graduation
- Applying for Permanent Residence: Canadian Experience Class
- Citizenship and Immigrant Canada for advice on how to apply for a study permit in Canada.
- Study in Ontario to learn about study options for international students
- Education and Training for Newcomers – Service Canada: Services for Newcomers
- Education – Settlement.org
- Welcome to Canada: Education – Citizenship and Immigration Canada