The International Student Education Program in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District is a public school program that gives foreign students the opportunity to: study with Canadian students, learn English and standard academic subjects in a supportive environment, and experience Canadian culture
All schools are accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Province of British Columbia and offer government curriculum. Students may attend for a semester, an academic year, or to graduate with a British Columbia diploma.
School life in Nanaimo offers many extracurricular activities, including athletic teams (soccer, rowing, golfing, basketball, rugby, etc.), clubs (drama, newspaper production, yearbook production, etc.), performing arts (jazz band, tour band, dance club, musical theatre), and social events (dances, school spirit promotions, etc.).