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What to Bring

what to bring featured image-01Personal Documents

It is recommended that you provide as many of the below listed documents as possible before your arrival in Canada. These documents must be provided before you are able to start school:

  • Valid Study Permit
  • Verification of age (Birth Certificate/Passport)
  • Immunization Record
  • Proof of Medical Insurance
  • Halton address where the student will be living
  • Roman Catholic Baptismal Certificate (elementary only)

School Supplies

Depending on the courses you choose, this list may be different.

  • Textbooks are provided
  • Computer or laptop
  • Stationary: 3-ring binders, folders, lined paper
  • Writing Utensils: Pencils, pens, highlighters, correction tape
  • Math Kits: Scientific calculator, protractor, ruler

Seasonal Clothing

If you are well-prepared, winter can be fun! The snow and ice make Ontario beautiful and you will find a variety of winter sports to enjoy. Get outside and enjoy the weather!

  • Coat (Should be thick, heavy and water-resistant for maximum warmth.)
  • Hat (Winter hats, or toques, are often seen as an unofficial Canadian symbol.)
  • Gloves (Keeps your fingers warm!)
  • Scarf (Keeps your neck warm!)
  • Boots (Should be insulated and water-resistant.)
  • Snow Pants (Keeps your legs warm during winter activities like snowboarding.)


  • Cell Phone and phone plan (Make sure your cell phone will work in Canada)
  • Canadian Bank Account (Make sure your bank account will work in Canada)
  • Umbrella (For protection from the rain)
  • Gym Shoes
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