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International Students

The International Students and Admissions Office is now closed for face-to-face support until further notice. If you need any assistance, please contact us at:

Phone: 416-395 8120 


Thank you for your understanding.


Message for International Students and Families

Thank you for choosing the Toronto District School Board as your destination for studies. We hope the following information will help you plan for the 2021-22 school year.

Secondary students will have two options for Fall 2021:

  • Studying online from their home country
  • Studying online or in-person in Toronto

Current students are strongly encouraged to contact the Guidance Counsellors for International Students ( GCIS) for advice prior to June 30, 2021. Please click HERE to find their contact emails.

A survey will be sent out to all incoming new secondary students (September 2021) and parents/custodians very soon. Please make sure you check your email regularly.

New elementary students need to be physically in Toronto to report and register. Online learning will NOT be available if you are not in Toronto. Current elementary students should contact their schools for learning options.

We encourage families and students to visit the following websites for important information before making travel plans to Canada:

If you have any questions, please contact us by email ( or by telephone (416-395-8120)

Thank you.

Summer School for Secondary Students

All new secondary students accepted to the September 2021 intake are required to participate in the 4-week Integrated Summer School and Orientation program , which will be offered virtually.

Reporting Dates: July 19-30, 2021

Program Dates: August 3-27, 2021

Details of the virtual reporting procedures shall be posted soon.


Toronto is a safe and vibrant city to live and study. Every year the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) welcomes students from around the world to experience our leading educational programs from kindergarten to grade twelve. Our self-funded TDSB students come from over sixty different countries, bringing rich cultural practices, languages and traditions to our schools - internationalization of the TDSB schools.

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