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International Education Orientation

International Student Orientation Week provides new international students to the district with a comprehensive overview of the International Student Program.

Orientation is Mandatory

Orientation is mandatory for all new international students and provides a vital opportunity for students to prepare for their school program.

Elementary and Secondary Students will:

  • have an English language assessment,
  • receive information about the district, community, medical insurance, and program of studies.
  • be provided with a school tour,
  • meet staff and students from their school,
  • optionally participate in activity/excursions provided free of charge by the International Office.

Secondary school students will:

  • also meet their school counsellor and choose their courses.

When is Orientation?

  • Orientation is usually the week before schools and is available Monday to Friday.

January 2018 Intake – Elementary

February 2018 Intake – Secondary

September 2018 Intake

  • New Elementary Student Orientation Schedule (Will be available soon)
  • New Secondary Student Orientation Schedule (Will be available soon)

Pre-Departure Booklet

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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