February 24, 2016
Cowichan School District International Student Program
The Cowichan International Student Program is increasingly recognized for its unique customized curriculum that promotes integration, resulting in students that excel… in their studies here.. and beyond.
The Cowichan School District (map) is perfectly located on Southern Vancouver Island between British Columbia’s capital city of Victoria (vic shots) an hour South which is a world class tourist destination known for highly acclaimed museums, hotels, restaurants, shopping and cultural events …and Nanaimo less than an hour North.
The Cowichan valley is nicknamed “the warm land” because it has the highest average temperatures in Canada. With warm summers and mild winters this area contains fertile farmlands, vineyards, orchards and scenic beaches scattered along absolutely beautiful coastal shorelines of the Pacific Ocean. It is a place of incredible beauty and timeless traditions, rich in history and culture with a vast array of galleries, museums, theatres and attractions. This unique area is world renowned for its charming communities, local cuisine and variety of activities. A perfect mix of urban and rural with all the amenities of the city, without living in one.
The Cowichan International program offers a safe, friendly environment where opportunities for unique Canadian experiences are everywhere….Our schools are bright, modern and well equipped with latest technologies laboratories, art and dance studios and world-class sports facilities.
We have many wonderful host families who are welcoming and caring, most of whom have formed lasting friendships with our students and their families long after the conclusion of their stay.
This beautiful valley is the home of our international student program where we provide outstanding service, individual attention to student programs and a truly international experience.