We are now offering International Students, who are 18 years or older, the opportunity to attend our new Over 18 program at Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School (CSS) in Oakville.

This specialized bridge program has been carefully developed to better assist students with improving their English skills or upgrading secondary credits that may be required for graduating and receiving an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School
171 Speers Road, Oakville

Thomas Merton CSS provides a flexible environment that offers a variety of course options for students who are wishing to explore different educational pathways.

Program Details

This is a full school year program, which consists of two semesters. International Students have the option to choose if they want to enrol for a single semester, or for a full school year.

Full School Year September 2018 – June 2019
Semester 1 September 2018 – January 2019
Semester 2 February 2019 – June 2019

2018-2019 Program Schedule

Course Descriptions

To learn more about a specific course we offer, please click here.

Tuition & Fees

Application Fee (new students only)
$300.00 non-refundable

Full School Year
$14,000.00  – Includes Medical Coverage from Ingle Insurance

Single Semester
$7,050.00 – Includes Medical Coverage from Ingle Insurance

All tuition and fees are listed in Canadian dollars. Please visit our Make a Payment page for more payment information.

How to Apply

Current Students
Our current International Students should contact the guidance office at their school to get the transfer process started.

New Students

  1. Fill out an Application Form (requested school = Thomas Merton CSS)
  2. Pay the $300.00 application fee (non-refundable)
  3. Submit your completed Application Form via email to isp@hcdsb.org