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JumpStart Orientation 2023

Information for New Students Arriving at the end of August '24!

Dear new Saanich International Student Program students,

In only two short months you will start arriving for your stay here in beautiful Saanich and we are so excited to welcome you! Below, you will find a few documents that will help you prepare for your big adventure. Please read this information carefully, as it is meant to help you understand our program better and to come with realistic expectations. 

  • SISP Student Arrival Guide - Important and detailed information about preparing for your journey, travelling here, your arrival in Canada and your stay here with us in Saanich.
  • SISP Guide to Healthy Relationships -¬†Guidelines to help you understand what healthy relationships with your host family, school staff and peers look like during your stay in Saanich.
  • SISP Homestay Expectations - A summary of what is expected of you while living with a SISP Host Family.

The entire SISP Team will be here to support you as you adjust to life in Canada, and to make this your best experience yet!