International Student Program


CMSD #82 International Student Program - River Rafting down the Skeena River

Come and Learn with Us!

Do you want to learn in one of the most beautiful and pristine places in British Columbia and have the most unique experience in Canada?

CMSD82 can offer you a student destination that offers a high-quality education while enjoying the local culture, outdoor recreational activities and the safety and friendliness of smaller communities that will enhance your learning and development of the English language.

Our school district is part of the public education school system operated by the Province of British Columbia’s Ministry of Education.  The Ministry of Education ensures that there is consistent delivery of education throughout all sixty provincial school districts.



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Why Study in Coast Mountains School District?

Here are a few reasons to choose our school district for your international experience:

  • High-quality personalized education
  • Safety and the culture and friendliness of a small community
  • Outdoor year-round recreational activities and hands-on environmental educational opportunities
  • English language development

Our International Student Program encompasses Grades 9 to 12, Full-Year (10 months) and One-Semester (5 months) Programs in fully integrated programs with Canadian students.

ELL (English Language Learner) programs are available at all schools to support the needs of international students.






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Seeing Is Believing!!

Watch and enjoy some of the highlights of what you can take part in. 

Take a moment to immerse yourself in our small, yet adventurous community filled with opportunities to learn, connect and have a lot of fun.

Link To Video >> CMSD82 International Student Video Terrace BC and Area





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International Student Expectations

Prior to acceptance in our International Student Program students will be required to complete a language proficiency assessment such as the TOEFL or IELTS. 

The Test of English as a Foreign Language or TOEFL is the most widely respected English-language test in the world, recognized by more than 9,000 colleges, universities and agencies in more than 130 countries, including Australia, Canada, the U.K. and the United States.  Visit their website to learn more at:

The International English Language Testing System or IELTS is a test developed by the world’s leading experts in language assessment on four key English language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking. It is designed to assess the language ability of people who aim to study, work, immigrate and integrate an English-speaking environment. 

Visit their Canadian website to learn more at:

Principals at our middle and secondary schools assist in the daily needs of the visiting students and are committed to providing the best care and support for each individual student.

Middle and/or secondary counsellors are assigned to each student to assist with course selection, developing a graduation plan, and for daily personal support.  Entry times are September and January/February.


Youth Rock ClimbingDo you want to continue your studies after secondary school in British Columbia?

Coast Mountain College is a post-secondary educational institution that serves the residents of northwest British Columbia. Visit  to learn more.

Email us at for more information and/or flexible start dates.




I want to learn more about the International Student Process

You are in the right place! The link below will take you to our process and how to get started right away:

International Student Application pROCESS>>

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