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
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, businessapplied science &technology, appliedhealth & 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 2012-13 school year): Application fee - $350.00 (non-refundable)High school fee - $13,250.00 (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: • $975.00 per month • $350.00 - Initial registration fee • $500.00 - Refundable security deposit • $150.00 - Registration each academic year • $100.00 - Airport transfer (one way) • $50.00 - Custodianship registration • $100.00 - 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: 1-905-949-0049 ext. 1252 toll free at 1-800-668-1179 ext. 1252 • Website: www.studyincanada-peel.ca
Contact information School Contact To speak with a guidance counsellor or vice-principal, please contact the school at: • Phone: 1-905-822-6700 • Website: clarksonss.peelschools.org
Contact information Homestay Contact • Phone: 1-416-926-0355 ext. 2023, or toll free at 1-877-441-4443 ext. 2023 • Email: email@example.com • Website: www.canadahomestayinternational.com