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At New Westminster Schools we offer outstanding educational programs and services for international students, ranging from single semester to full graduation options. We proudly support our international students to achieve academic success, while providing opportunities to build new and lasting friendships, and to develop a variety of skills that will lead them into their future, through a world-class experience.

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August 1, 2023

We Look Forward to Seeing You Soon

We are looking forward to welcoming our new September students to New Westminster soon! If you have not contacted your host family or sent us your flight arrival information please do so as soon as possible. The first day of orientation will be Monday, August 28th.  Have a nice flight to Canada! more

May 3, 2023

First Annual International Day Thursday, June 1st

On Thursday, June 1st New Westminster Secondary School international students will come together to celebrate their national cultures. Over 20 tables will be set up in the grand commons for NWSS students to see and experience.  We are proud of the cultural diversity and variety of opinions and skills that our international students add to our student body. more

March 13, 2023

Parent-Teacher Conferences Wednesday, April 5th

Registrations for Parent-Teacher conferences will begin on Monday, March 27th at 18:00 and closes on March 30th at 22:00. Appointments can be made at (click more to access the link). Please note there will be no drop-ins on the day of the conferences. Virtual conferences are 2:45 to 4:40 and the in person conferences are 5:45 to 7:15. more

January 17, 2023

Welcome to Canada!

We are looking forward to our new students arriving in Canada and New Westminster in the next few weeks.  New Students should be in touch with their host families, have provided their flight information and have completed their Pre Arrival Learning.  New students should also soon be receiving an email from our program with your class schedule, a counsellor appointment time, the orientation schedule and your Teams log on information.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at  Have a safe trip to Canada.  We look forward to seeing you soon! more

December 13, 2022

Winter Vacation Office Hours

The International office will be open from Monday, December 19th to Thursday, December 22nd from 9:00 to 3:00 PM. Please call 604.517.6285 to contact the office to enter the school. The office will be closed from Friday, December 23rd until Monday, January 2nd and will reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd. more