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Review this page for a list of required forms and steps to start the application process to the Burnaby School District ‘International Education’ program.

Application Process

Prior to filling out the online application, please

  1. Review Program Fees, and other information details available in this section.
  2. Obtain the last two years of school reports both in the native language and in English.
  3. Make a copy of the student’s passport page showing name, date of birth.
  4. Print out the Required Documents.
  5. Review, sign, scan and upload on the online system.

Required Documents

For a complete list of the required documents click here.

Current News About Intake Periods

Click on any of these tabs to view details for each Intake Period. ⇓

Applications OPEN for September 2021

We are open for September 2021 for Elementary and Secondary schools.
Currently we are taking a little bit longer to process applications. Thank you for your patience.

*** Important ***

The following schools are not accepting Grade 8 students.

  •  Alpha Secondary
  •  Burnaby Central Secondary
  •  Burnaby South Secondary
  •  Moscrop Secondary 

Applications open for February 2021 – Secondary

We are open for February 2021.

Currently, we are taking a little bit longer to process applications. Thank you for your patience.

Please note that space will be more limited than usual.

*** Important ***

Due to Study Permit processing times and VACs in some countries being closed, please do not apply for February intake if you are concerned about arriving on time. While we allow students to arrive after the start of their program, there is NO REFUND if you arrive late or fully miss Quarter 3 courses, which run from February to mid-April. We recommend you apply for September 2021 intake instead. Also, we don’t recommend that students coming for a short term high school cultural experience apply for February intake as due to Covid safety regulations, course selection is limited and at this time it is anticipated there will be no school sports, school activities, excursions, or school clubs.

* The following schools are not accepting Grade 8 students.

  •  Alpha Secondary
  •  Burnaby Central Secondary
  •  Burnaby South Secondary
  •  Moscrop Secondary 

* For students entering grade 11 who will be on the graduation program, we recommend you apply for a school that runs on a semester system.

The following three are SEMESTER schools:

Please be sure to have all of the required documents completed and uploaded for your application as we will be automatically declining incomplete applications.

Prior to filling out the online application, please print out the Required Documents. Review, sign, scan and upload on the online system.

* LANGARA HOMESTAY *

Langara Homestay is almost full for the February 2021 intake, please note the application deadline for Langara is October 30th.

Please email us at international@burnabyschools.ca for other homestay options if required.

Get more News about Intake Periods and Other Details by visiting our News or Events sections!

Age Requirements to Apply

Please note we do not accept applications from students who turn 18 years of age before December 31st of the calendar year in which they want to start. While our age limit is 17 years, we strongly recommend students wishing to graduate start at a younger age in order to have a better chance at success.

Students who turn 18 years of age before December 31st and are interested in earning an Adult High School Diploma can apply to study at our Adult High School. For more information about this, please contact burnabycce@burnabyschools.ca

    Need to Find An Agent?

    Please email us at international@burnabyschools.ca telling us where you live, and we will give you the name of a Burnaby representative in your area.

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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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