What is the Long Term program?
Cowichan Valley International’s Long Term program is for students who wish to return home after one semester (5 months) or one year (10 months) to continue their high school studies in their home country. The Long Term program invites international students to experience and embrace Canadian culture.
Benefits of Long Term
The Long Term program focuses on improving English skills, making Canadian friends and living a genuine Canadian experience!Students will take courses with Canadian students, and may also take ESL (English As Secondary Language) courses with our highly qualified ESL teaching staff. Students participating in any of our programs have access to ESL instruction, either as a mandatory course or as an optional support program. As well, the Cowichan Valley program encourages all of our international students to participate in many extra-curricular activities.
Why Study Cowichan’s Long Term progam?
The Cowichan Valley International Student Program encourages balancing academics with extra-curricular activities. We believe that students will gain as much benefit from participating extra-curricular activities as from classroom study.The Cowichan Valley Long Term program organizes in-depth orientation activities at the beginning of each semester. As well, we organize and pay for a number of social events for international students throughout the year.