International Education Information for Parents and Students

Getting a B.C. education creates options. Students with a B.C. graduation diploma find it easier to get into top universities or post-secondary institutions.

Scholarships and Awards

Program Requirements

Strong English skills are required to study B.C. curriculum - this includes reading, writing and speaking skills. Students are most successful when they join program during or before Grade 10.

Find out what students need to complete in order to get a B.C. graduation diploma:

Study in B.C.

High-quality education, mild weather and friendly people are just a few reasons why many students and families are interested in B.C. as an education destination.

To learn more about education and life in B.C. as an international student, visit BC for High School.

Study in Your Own Country

In 2016/17, 46 B.C. Certified Offshore Schools in 8 countries offered the B.C. curriculum in English, allowing you to earn a B.C. Dogwood (Graduation) Diploma from outside of British Columbia. Read on for more information about B.C.’s offshore schools or visit BC for High School.

Plan Your Trip

If you do plan to study in B.C., there are several important details like financing your trip, finding a guardian and getting a study permit that must be taken care of a long time before school starts. Use these resources to help make your plans successful: