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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Clarkson Secondary School

  4. Clarkson Secondary School

  5. Clarkson Secondary School

  6. Clarkson Secondary School

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Peel District School Board We inspire success, confidence and hope in every student.

  10. Our Partners

  11. Our Partners

  12. 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

  13. 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.

  14. 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

  15. Getting to school • Not all students will live walking distance to the academy • Located on the Go Transit line • Accessible by Mississauga Transit

  16. Extracurriculars • Athletics – ex. basketball, table tennis, volleyball • Clubs – ex. chess, environmental club, Duke of Edinburgh Club

  17. Student life

  18. 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

  19. 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.

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. Contact information Homestay Contact • Phone: 1-416-926-0355 ext. 2023, or toll free at 1-877-441-4443 ext. 2023 • Email: pdsb@canadahomestayinternational.com • Website: www.canadahomestayinternational.com