Presentation on theme: "Peel Academy for International Students Established in 2011 Partnerships with University of Toronto Mississauga and Sheridan College Institute of Technology."— Presentation transcript:
Peel Academy for International Students Established in 2011 Partnerships with University of Toronto Mississauga and Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning Orientation and peer-mentoring programs Superior, custom-designed English language programs Extra-curricular activities that provide additional opportunities to socialize with Canadian students
Clarkson Secondary School Long history of academic success Located 20 minutes from Toronto and the Pearson International Airport Close proximity to its partners: University of Toronto Mississauga and Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Clarkson Secondary School
Peel District School Board Canada’s second largest school board Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon Provides education to 150,000 students in more than 230 schools
Peel District School Board Our 15,000 staff members care deeply about student success 40,000 ESL learners We welcome thousands of students from around the world every year
Peel District School Board We inspire success, confidence and hope in every student.
University of Toronto Mississauga 11,700 students at the Mississauga campus Library, health sciences complex, instructional centre, modern residences, recreation complex and 224 acres of protected green space Degrees in arts, science, commerce and business Courses taught by world- renowned scholars and researchers Strong ties with the City of Mississauga
Sheridan College One of the largest colleges in Canada More than 16,000 full-time students Campuses in Oakville, Brampton and Mississauga Programs in: animation, arts and design, business applied science & technology, applied health & community studies and liberal arts & access.
Academics Can begin studies at any point in high school career Complete high school program Access to non-credit ESL courses during the summer through PDSB’s Continuing Education department
Getting to school Not all students will live walking distance to the academy Located on the Go Transit line Accessible by Mississauga Transit
Extracurriculars Athletics – ex. basketball, table tennis, volleyball Clubs – ex. chess, environmental club, Duke of Edinburgh Club
Accommodations Some students will live with extended family members in the Mississauga area Others will go through Homestay arrangements –Provided by Canada Homestay International (CHI) –Students live with Canadian families near Clarkson Secondary School –Provides students with additional opportunities to practise their English language skills
Program fees In Canadian dollars (for school year): Application fee - $ (non-refundable) High school fee - $13, (up to 8 credits) Health insurance - $1.75/day We will help arrange transportation and accommodations for students living in Canada. There are additional fees for these services.
Accommodation fees Canada Homestay International fees: $ per month $ Initial registration fee $ Refundable security deposit $ Registration each academic year $ Airport transfer (one way) $ Custodianship registration $ Custodian monthly monitoring & reporting fee
Registration details Most students will require a Study or Visitor Visa to enter Canada When applying for a Visa, students must submit: –An acceptance letter –Proof of payment
Summer school One-month program Earn one compulsory English as a Second Language geography credit towards their Canadian high school diploma Visits to local attractions
Contact information Contact us with your questions—we're happy to help! Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (EST), Monday to Friday. International Office Phone: ext toll free at ext Website:
Contact information School Contact To speak with a guidance counsellor or vice-principal, please contact the school at: Phone: Website: clarksonss.peelschools.org clarksonss.peelschools.org
Contact information Homestay Contact Phone: ext. 2023, or toll free at ext Website: