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5 Great Reasons to Study in Burnaby, British Columbia

Students from around the globe have chosen to study in Burnaby for its excellent school district and programs, its modern school buildings and facilities, championship sports programs, and beautiful surroundings. Located just 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver by modern rapid transit, Burnaby is a city that connects its students to all the beauty, diversity and excitement that comes from living on the coast – and in one of the most livable regions in the world.

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Moscrop Secondary Robotics

Lights, Cameras, Robotics! How the Robotics Program at Alpha Secondary Creates a Passion for STEM

While only in its third year, the Robotics (Mechatronics) Program at École Alpha Secondary has been a big success with students. Incorporating subjects such as math, physics, and computer engineering with the core competencies of collaboration and critical thinking, ensures that students in the one-year program will have a huge advantage in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields for post-secondary education and careers.

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Cariboo Hill Secondary

Great Things Come from Smaller Schools: Spotlight on Cariboo Hill Secondary 

While Cariboo Hill Secondary is one of the smaller schools in the Burnaby School District with approximately 800 students, this school offers an extensive range of programs that belies its size! From French Immersion, to AP courses, new sports and technology academies, and other personalised learning choices, the students at Cariboo Hill Secondary have an exciting place to learn.

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Cariboo Hill Secondary Computer Lab

Exciting New Academies are Coming Soon to Cariboo Hill

Cariboo Hill Secondary is adding five new academies for Burnaby students. Starting in the Fall of 2018, Cariboo Hill will offer a DigiPen Gaming Academy, a Palo Alto Cyber Security Academy, and Microsoft Office Specialist Certification. Lacrosse and volleyball academies will also be offered, making Cariboo Hill a new hub for personalised learning.

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burnaby mountain high school

Burnaby Mountain: Spotlight on Burnaby’s Secondary Schools

Burnaby Mountain, with a student population of 1500, is located in the North-East region of Burnaby near Simon Fraser University. Mountain has a diverse student population and offers its students a wide range of programs and courses. From challenging academics, to respected performing arts programs, sports academies, and career training certification programs, Mountain has something to offer all of its students.

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Burnaby Central High School

Burnaby Central: Spotlight on Burnaby’s Secondary Schools

Burnaby Central Secondary School’s building and surrounding facilities are a source of pride for its students. And for good reason: the gleaming new $55-million building opened its doors to great fanfare in 2012, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by then-Premier Christy Clark, and Minister of Education George Abbott.

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burnaby south high school

Spotlight on Burnaby’s Secondary Schools: Burnaby South

Burnaby South Secondary School serves students living in the catchment area of Burnaby bordering Boundary Road, the Fraser River, Metrotown, and Byrne Road. It was first established in 1922 with its current building opening in 1993. The school has approximately 1,700 students and has some notable alumni, including former BC Premier Christy Clark.

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Why study in Burnaby?

With superior academic programs and modern facilities, all located within a city of vibrant green spaces, modern shopping malls, safe residential neighbourhoods, and state of the art public transit, choosing an education in Burnaby is the right choice.

Academics

Burnaby School District has one of the largest Advanced Placement (AP) programs in Canada.

Location

Burnaby is located in the centre of Metro Vancouver. Its world-class SkyTrain public transit provides access to downtown Vancouver in just 30 minutes.

Facilities

Burnaby schools feature modern facilities and state of the art technology.

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