Newcomers Orientation

Maple Hill School strives to be a partner with our students in their individualized education goals.

At Maple Hill School, if you are a newcomer to Metro Vancouver, we are here to assist you with settling life into this beautiful city quickly.

Our Services:

  • Assistance with preparing all the required documents to study legally in Canada.
  • Acquiring health insurance coverage during the course of your study.
  • Help with setting up local bank accounts and acquiring debit and/or credit cards and walking you through the process of making tuition transfer payments.
  • Guided city tours to offer you an immersive experience as you become familiarized with Vancouver through visiting parks, scenic spots, and local communities.
  • Newcomers Club if you are looking for extra help from obtaining postal services to acquiring drivers’ licenses. Our staff will be more than happy to provide you the assistance you need.
  • Custodianship service is available upon request to provide for the support and care for minor students in Canada.
  • Academic advising support from our counselors who will assist you with creating an individualized course plan based on your needs.

Welcome BC’s website also offers helpful resources for newcomers: