Peel Academy for International Students

Peel Academy for
International Students
• Established in 2011
• Partnerships with University of Toronto Mississauga and
Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced
• 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
• 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
Clarkson Secondary School
Clarkson Secondary School
Clarkson Secondary School
Peel District School Board
• Canada’s second
largest school
• Mississauga,
Brampton and
• 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.
Our Partners
Our Partners
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 worldrenowned scholars and
• 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.
• Can begin studies at
any point in high
school career
• Complete high school
• 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
• Located on the Go Transit line
• Accessible by Mississauga Transit
• Athletics – ex. basketball, table
tennis, volleyball
• Clubs – ex. chess,
environmental club, Duke of
Edinburgh Club
Student life
• 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
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
• Visits to local attractions
Contact information
Contact us with your questions—we're happy to
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:
Contact information
School Contact
To speak with a guidance counsellor or vice-principal,
please contact the school at:
• Phone: 1-905-822-6700
• Website:
Contact information
Homestay Contact
• Phone: 1-416-926-0355 ext. 2023, or toll free at
1-877-441-4443 ext. 2023
• Email:
[email protected]
• Website:
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