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Orientation for NEW International Students – we look forward to welcoming you!

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Aug 20, 2020 Update:

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 British Columbia on or before August 26, 2020 so that they are able to attend school on September 10, 2020. 


Secondary students will be invited to participate in an online district orientation session on August 31 and an online school orientation on a later date. New secondary students to the VSB International Education program will be expected to complete an online assessment. 


Parents of new elementary students will be invited to attend an online district orientation on September 1. All new elementary students will be assessed at their respective school, details of which will be provided at a later time.


Please be sure the following forms are completed, saved and returned with a copy of your study permit to the VSB International Education office at as soon as possible:


Forms for Secondary students

Vital English Consent Form – due July 27, 2020

Student Information Sheet

Custodianship Agreement


Forms for Elementary students

Student Information Sheet

Letter of Agreement


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