Columbia International College's Director has more than 25 years of experience in the educational field, which allows him to create training programs that are fully relevant to students around the world. Students are not only full-fledged to enter the chosen university, deepening academic and linguistic knowledge, but also learn to be citizens of the world, adapt to the conditions of study abroad. Each year the college accepts more than 1300 students who represent 66 countries of the world. The quality of education is eloquently confirmed by the academic successes of graduates: every year 100% are enrolled in selected prestigious world universities, and 70% are chosen by the most top institutions in Canada:
Columbia International College's training programs are aligned with Ontario's education system - a single ASEP. It implies individual development of the curriculum for each student and has the goal of comprehensively, fully revealing its potential and develop personal abilities and talents. There is a Personal Success Plan (PSP) - it defines for each student:
Progress and achievements of each student are carefully monitored throughout the academic year, and as necessary, the PSP is promptly adjusted.
For effective work with foreign students for more than 30 years, a special program Total Care Education System. She comprehensively develops each student from an academic, sporting, creative and psychological point of view, brings up self-reliance, the ability to work independently and in a team.
Upon successful completion of the course, the graduates of the school receive a prestigious OSSD diploma - it allows you to enter the chosen university without exams, ensuring an excellent level of student preparation and a high level of academic knowledge.
Please note: if two students from the same family come to study and plan Simultaneous training, the second can receive a discount on training at a rate of 25%.
Students of junior and middle classes are under special attention and care of the teacher: they are given special attention, since it is at this stage that basic, fundamental knowledge on basic school subjects is laid. Teachers closely monitor the success and achievement of each student, adjusting the curriculum and the program as necessary to fully prepare students for further education in the upper grades, to receive the OSSD diploma and to enter the university for the chosen specialty.
This is a special program for senior pupils (9-12), designed to deepen and update the knowledge gained and complete preparation for entering the university for the chosen specialty. Students perfect general language skills, improve knowledge of basic school subjects and profile disciplines, and acquire useful academic skills: the ability to work independently, to search and analyze information, work with sources, prepare and present your own projects and studies. After successful completion of the course, students receive a profile diploma from the province of Ontario - OSSD, confirming the mastery of the bulk of the material in the secondary school.
It also provides a large number of practical career guidance work: this helps students to better understand what profession they plan to implement, which university and which program is better to do. Features and advantages of this or that direction, high school, faculty, their requirements to entrants are considered.
Combined summer vacation courses are available to students from all over the world. This is a great way to not only significantly improve the level of knowledge of the English language, but also the opportunity to have fun and interesting time in the intercultural environment of students. For the participants of the summer program, a lot of leisure and entertainment activities are provided, great attention is paid to sports, a lot of various excursions are prepared. Children will be able to see the main sights and monuments of the country, visit unique natural places (national parks, Great Lakes, Niagara Falls), engage in ecotourism, develop leadership skills, and speech and communication skills.
Available summer program options:
The cost of the programs already includes:
The cost of the courses is not included and is paid additionally:
The program is designed for 1 academic year and fully prepares students to successfully enter the English-speaking universities of the United States, Canada, Britain, New Zealand and Australia.
Students from Russia who graduated from the 11th form of secondary school can apply in January or June (program for 7 months) or in August (program for 10 months). The full course includes 2 terms:
Additionally, students can be trained during the additional summer term from mid-May to June.
Students are studying a fairly wide range of subjects and educational disciplines:
On the campus of Columbia International College there are 3 comfortable common residences: Oak Hall, Liden Hall and Pine. The student can choose independently which one he wants to live in - they are all well equipped and equipped, offer comfortable and safe conditions.
The rooms are designed for 1-4 people, the amenities can be on the floor or in the rooms, each The room is equipped with internet access and a telephone. Also on the territory there is a spacious pool, laundry, cozy cafeterias (open all year round, including holidays and big holidays).
Cost (indicated for 1 trimester):Room for 3 people, separate bathroom = 2450 $ CAD / from August to December, 2205 $ CAD / from January to mid-May, 735 $ CAD / mid-May to June
Hamilton is a cozy, safe and friendly city in the province of Ontario (the third largest, its population is about half a million people). The city is considered very international: there are representatives of many peoples of the world, as well as many foreign tourists and students come every year. Hamilton is famous for its excellent infrastructure: there are many gardens and parks, libraries and museums, theaters and galleries, sports facilities and stadiums. Also worth noting the close location to the Great Lakes and Niagara Falls - the road to them will be approximately 45 minutes, which makes it easier for tourist trips and excursions.
On weekends, students of Columbia International College expect a rich and rich program of extra-curricular leisure and entertainment. A lot of students devote time to sports - individual and team, attend classes on developing leadership skills, go on interesting excursions and thematic (including ecological) tours. A special course was prepared for pupils of grades 9-10, aimed at strengthening the motivation and actively achieving success in various spheres of life and learning.
The residence area, in addition to residential infrastructure, includes basketball courts, tennis and squash courts, board games, a swimming pool and a cafeteria where it is nice to have a cup of tea or coffee, relax with new friends, and discuss plans for the weekend. [999.1 ]
The programs can be enrolled in January, May or August, and the ESL program starts 6 times a year - you can choose the most convenient time for yourself to start classes.
Please pay attention to additional fees and fees , Not included in the cost of the courses:
Note: if two students from the same family come to study and plan simultaneous training, the second child can receive a 25% discount on training.
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.