We ask students to write a letter introducing themselves to their host family
and to send them their flight schedule and arrival date. Flight numbers and
arrival time at Toronto
airport from their home country should be included.
Students in home placement should arrive the day before the program begins and
leave the day after the program ends. Extensions can be discussed with the host
family in Toronto .
For detailed home placement application, arrival and departure dates, please
accommodation offers you the opportunity to learn about Canadian culture and its
customs and values in a secure and friendly environment. By living with a
Canadian family you will improve your English and get a thorough understanding
of Canadian life. Moreover, your host family is a priceless source
of information about the new environment. Homestay is suitable for stays
ranging from a few weeks to many months and it is competitively priced compared
with other accommodation options.
in a native-speaking household gives international students a more protected
environment, a quicker way to learn about North American culture, and an
out-of-school method to improve their English communication skills.
Who are our Homestay families?
Our families enjoy hosting and are eager to welcome guests into
their home. They have been carefully selected before they are permitted to host.
English is always the primary language of the home, so you will be able to
practice and improve your language skills.
Homestay provides you with:
- Single room accommodation that includes mattress, bed, desk,
and luggage storage facilities
- A private or shared bathroom
- Shared kitchen and living area
- Shared laundry facilities with the host family
- Three meals a day, seven days per week
- 24-hour emergency contact
- Local activities with host family
- All your utilities costs are covered, except for telephone and
internet (Some host families may provide telephone or internet for free)
Homestay Placement fee: CDN$100.00 (one time charge)
Rate Per Day
Three Meal Plan
Two Meal Plan
meal plan program includes three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) every day.
Two-Meal program includes two meals (dinner and breakfast) every day.
Please fill out the
Homestay and return it to school. We will quickly help students find
the host family that best suits their needs and provide students
with detailed information about
their homestay arrangements.
All students in home placement will be met at the Toronto International Airport ,
by school staff or their host family. Students must advise Birmingham
of their arrival times and flight numbers. All other students must arrange for
their own transportation upon arrival in Toronto
Banking and Medical Insurance
As soon as new,
international students arrive at our College, we will make arrangements for them
to set up their first bank account in Canada .
There are four major Canada
banks located within walking distance of our school.
We will also help
students arrange for their purchase of medical insurance coverage, within a week
of their arrival.
We are always
willing to be the first stop for help, if international students
experience problems or issues
with their bank or insurance company.