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New International Students for Quarter 3 – we look forward to welcoming you!

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Dec 8, 2020:

All travelers to British Columbia, including new elementary and secondary students, must follow a 14-day self-isolation plan upon arrival, as required by the Government of Canada.  Thus, all new international students should plan to arrive in Vancouver on or before January 20, 2021 so that they are able to attend school on February 4, 2021, the start of Quarter 3.


Secondary students will be invited to participate in an online district orientation session on January 28, 2021 and an online school orientation during the week of Feb 1. 

New secondary students to the VSB International Education program will be expected to complete an online English and math assessment prior to their arrival or by January 15Completed consent forms to write the assessment must be received by December 18.


Parents of new elementary students will be invited to attend an online district orientation on January 27, 2021. All new elementary students will be assessed at their respective school, details of which will be provided at a later time.


Please be sure to email the International Education office at as soon as you arrive. Thank you for completing, saving and returning the following forms, along with a copy of your study permit to the VSB International Education office at as soon as possible:

Forms for Secondary students

Forms for Elementary students

Safe travels!

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