Get Your High School Diploma in Ottawa, Canada!
- B average (approximately 70%) in the student’s last two years of school
- Letter of recommendation from a teacher or principal. Use form provided
High school students require the following levels of English before they can be admitted into the program. We highly recommend that students study English before coming to Canada and achieve an intermediate level or more. Students with a low level in English will require much more time to reach their academic goals.
- Grade 9 – High Beginner
- Grade 10 – Intermediate
- Grade 11 – High intermediate
- Grade 12 – Advanced
- Have a custodian in Ottawa (if under 18 years of age)
- Live with a family (students may not live on their own)
- May 31st for the September entry
- November 30th for the February entry
Note: Applications will be considereed after the deadline according to circumstances. Please contact us.
English Levels Defined
ESLAO – BEGINNER
- Understand, read and retell simple stories
- Give and respond to straightforward directions and instructions
- Write assertive, negative and interrogative sentences
- Write a short structured composition following a model
ESLBO – HIGH BEGINNER
- Maintain face-to-face conversations on familiar topics
- Use short sentences to give opinions
- Skim a paragraph to find main ideas and scan text to find specific information.
- Write simple and compound sentences in answering written questions
- Write a short composition following a teacher’s outline
ESLCO – INTERMEDIATE
- Take part in conversations on a range of subjects
- Take notes from a passage using a graphic organizer in preparation for writing
- Identify a writer’s or character’s point of view
- Use a variety of simple, compound and complex sentences with some accuracy
- Write short expository paragraphs in response to a reading
ESLDO – HIGH INTERMEDIATE
- Discuss or explain ideas or issues
- Identify and explain literary elements (theme character, plot and setting)
- Identify facts and opinions
- Write a passage of 3 or more paragraphs to develop a central idea
ESLEO – ADVANCED
- Express, support and elaborate a point of view
- Analyze literary elements (themes, character, plot, setting)
- Infer meaning of unfamiliar works from context
- Write a coherent response to literature which analyses, interprets and evaluates information and ideas
High School Tuition
All requests for refunds must be made in writing and sent to NSL Mondial
- Full refund of tuition fee, less the application fee will be given if immigration Canada does not approve the study permit. To obtain a refund, a written requestion is required including the letter of refusal from Immigration Canada and the original letter of acceptance.
- Two-thirds of the tuition fee will be refunded if a student withdraws before the commencement of the program.
- One-half of the tuition fee will be refunded if the student withdraws after the commencement of the program, but before 30 calendar days have elapsed.
- No refund will be given to the student who:
- withdraws 30 days or more after the commencement of the program
- is dismissed from the program because of a breach of law, policy or regulation as determined by the government of Canada, the Police, School Board and/or NSL Mondial.
Homestay Cancellation and Refund Policy
- If the fees are not clearly itemized on the invoice, NSL Mondial will apply a standard non-refundable fee of $250 for homestay registration and $250 for custodianship registration.
- Cancellation prior to arrival
- Students who cancel 30 days or more before arrivals will be given a full refund less the non-refundable homestay Registration fee and Custodianship Registration Fee.
- Students who cancel 29 days or less before arrival will receive a full refund minus the non-refundable Homestay registration feee, custodianship registration fee, one month’s homestay fee and a $250 cancellation fee.
- If Immigration Canada does not approve the student’s visa or study permit, no cancellation fee will be charged. The student will be given a full refund minus the non-refundable Homestay registration fee and Custodianship registration fee. To obtain a refund, a written request is required and must include the letter of refusal issued by Immigration Canada.
- Cancellation prior to arrival
All requests for refunds must be made in writing and sent to NSL Mondial.
Contact us for updated forms
International students studying for 6 months or more, usually require a Study Permit issued from Immigration Canada. These permits can be renewed if the student prolongs his studies.
How to apply to the Canadian Consulate for a Study Permit
Please refer to the following link to get full information on what is required. Study Permit – How to apply
A custodian is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who is assigned by the parents to provide care and supervision for their minor child while he/she studies in Canada.
The parents of a minor, must supply a notarized declaration with one page signed by the parents or legal guardians in the country of origin and the other page signed by the custodian in Canada. This documents states that the custodian is authorized to act in place of the parent.
In order to notarize a document, both parties (parents and custodian) must present themselves in front of a notary public or lawyer to have him/her certify that the signature on the document is authentic and legitimate by affixing a notary’s stamp and signature
A photocopy or scan must be taken and forwarded to NSL Mondial. The originals will be required when applying for a study permit.
An original copy of the parents’ documents authorizing the custodianship must be given to NSL Mondial upon arrival in Canada. This document is required to fulfill the custodians duties such as getting access to school reports and seeking medical attention if required.
All students must have their immunization records up-to-date and certified by the Ottawa Public Health Department before they can attend school.
Send copies of original immunization records to NSL Mondial. If the original record is not available, ask your doctor to complete and sign the immunization record form at this link.
Once complete, scan and email it to NSL Mondial and we will send it to the Ottawa Public Health Department to review.
If additional immunizations are required, an immunization requirement form will be sent to you indicating which immunizations are required or need updating. Please return the completed form showing any additional immunizations given by your doctor to NSL Mondial.
When all of the required immunizations are complete, a Certificate of immunization will be issued by the Ottawa Public Health Department and sent the student’s school.
- School entry might be delayed if immunizations have not been certified before school starts.
- It is recommended that immunizations be completed in your home country if possible. Clinic in Ottawa charge between $40 to $100 for this service.
International students must have medical insurance.
Medical, hospital and dental care in Canada is very expensive which is why international students must have private health coverage.
The insurance provider is Ingle International. The cost of medical insurance for one year is $600.
Please visit Ingle International website for more information.
Arrival - Orientation and Assessment
Students should plany to arrive in Ottawa 10 to 14 days before the first day of school for the September start date and at least 7 days in advance for the February intake.
After arrival in Ottawa, all international students are assessed for Math and English language ability
Please let us know of the student’s arrival date so we can make an appointment.
All new international students are required to attend an orientation.
The orientation will be done during the assessment.
School registration at the assigned school will take place after the assessment and orientation and after proof of the mandatory immunizations have been submitted and approved by the Health Department. The appointment will be made on the assessment day.
Academic Support Services
Each student is assigned an Academic Advisor who provides ongoing support with course registration, university applications, academic issues, TOEFL or CAEL preparation. Students can communicate with the Academic Advisor in person, by phone or email.
School Guidance Department
Guidane and Counselling services in each high school provide students with three different levels of counselling – educational, career and personal.