International Learning

International Education Partners

Algonquin College

Algonquin College's International Education Centre (IEC) welcomes students from over 100 countries; visiting faculty; and its partners in education from around the world.

The IEC is a warm and welcoming place where each member of the staff is knowledgeable and experienced to help international students with issues related to their personal needs and academic goals. The IEC is also committed to the development of cross-cultural awareness for students and staff.

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Upper Canada Leger Centre for Education and Training (UCLCET)

The UCLCET administers an International Education Program for the Upper Canada District School Board, one of the largest and oldest school boards in Ontario. International Students with the Upper Canada school system enjoy a vast choice of Academic Program options. The UCLCET is a non-profit corporation that seeks to spearhead innovative projects to support education and well-being.

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Willis College of Business, Health and Technology

Willis College is extensively involved in international education. In cooperation with Lambton College, Willis College has formed a partnership with a Chinese universities group to develop and deliver joint educational programs that are fully recognized by both countries. Willis College is also working to develop and deliver similar programs with several countries in the Middle East and with former Eastern Block countries such as Romania.

Willis College also provides educational services to foreign students at eleven Ontario campuses and in conjunction with Lambton College. Foreign students who need to improve their English language skills will benefit from the partnership Willis College has formed with a national leader in English as a Second Language (ESL) education.

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Upper Canada District School Board

The Upper Canada District School Board has an International Education Program that sees students from around the globe coming to study in Eastern Ontario, including Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute and Carleton Place High School.  Most of the students reside with local host families.  Most attend high schools; however, on occasion, younger students attend elementary schools.  The program provides extra English language supports, both in and after school.  Foreign students often like to participate in local activities and events.  We anticipate the program to grow and are always looking for great host families!  The program covers the expenses of room and board with the host family.  We are also hosting some short term students that may want to experience life in Eastern Ontario from two to six weeks. 

For further information, please contact:
Carmen Cousineau, Director of International Education
Upper Canada District School Board
2 Belmont Street, Cornwall, ON K6H 4Z1
Phone: 613-937-0120, ext. 110, or toll-free 1-877-875-3437, ext. 110
Cell: 613-936-8252
Skype: carmencousineau

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