International Education Programs

Your Gateway to Success!



January/February 2022 applications close November 30, 2021

- go to the APPLY NOW page -

IMPORTANT - PLEASE REVIEW COVID UPDATES REGULARLY (links below)

  • Starting November 30, three (3) additional vaccines have been added to the list of accepted vaccines required to enter Canada:

  1. Pfizer-BioNTech

  2. Moderna

  3. AstraZeneca

  4. Janssen/Johnson & Johnson

  5. Sinopharm (also referred to as Covilo) -- NEW

  6. Sinovac (also referred to as Coronavac) -- NEW

  7. COVAXIN -- NEW

  • Fully vaccinated travellers must provide a negative pre-entry molecular test

  • Effective January 15, 2022, international students, over the age of 18, entering Canada must be fully vaccinated

Why choose the YCDSB for your International Education?

  • York Catholic District School Board continues to be one of the top-performing school boards in provincial EQAO and OSSLT testing. Student results are higher than provincial average in all areas.

  • York Catholic District School Board offers both the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and the Advanced Placement Program.

  • York Catholic District School Board also offers all courses at the academic and applied levels as well as Regional Arts, HPA and STEM programs.

  • We welcome students from all countries to be a part of our growing board.

CHECK OUT OUR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT HANDBOOK BELOW...

The York Catholic District School Board offers students an excellent education in a safe and caring environment.

About the YCDSB

  • With 85 Elementary and 16 Secondary schools across the Region’s nine municipalities, the YCDSB works to support and inspire our approximately 53,000 students and their families through an innovative curriculum of Catholic Education rooted in Gospel values.

About Programs

  • Our Programs include all courses offered at elementary and secondary schools. Through our programs, students develop into caring, compassionate, and resilient members of society.

About York Region

  • York Region consists of Markham, Newmarket, Aurora, Richmond Hill, King, Vaughan, Georgina, East Gwillimbury, and Whitchurch-Stouffville.

International Student Testimonials

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