International Students

Pick Your Program: Western School Division

Western School DivisionGeneral Offerings

  • Early Years
  • Middle Years
  • Senior Years
  • Technical/Vocational Program
  • ESL Program
  • FSL Program

Key Information


City of Morden. (One hour south-west of Winnipeg.)

Accommodation Options:

Health Insurance Requirement:
Health Insurance is required for admission. Our current plan is with Guard Me Insurance Plan.

Student Population:
Morden Collegiate has approximately 580 students. Ecole Morden Middle School has approximately 525 students. We typically have about 8 to 15 international students between the two schools. We are prepared to accept up to 20 students in total. Research has shown that small schools promote student success. Our schools are ideal for promoting student academic and social success.

Study Periods:
Our intake is typically in September or the end of January. We welcome students for one or two semesters.

Institutional Profile

Western School Division, serving Morden, MB and surrounding area, is the ideal setting for a first-class educational experience. Some of the factors that will make the international student's experience in Morden second to none include, but are not limited to:

  • English as a Additional Language Program
  • State-of-the-art computer technology, including high speed internet access.
  • Excellent library
  • Home Stay Facilitator dedicated to making the home stay a good experience
  • Comprehensive academic program; strong choral, band, fine arts programs;
  • School sports teams participate in regional and provincial leagues
  • School clubs such as HASTA (Highly Aware Students Taking Action) promote global awareness
  • Close proximity to the Morden Research Station - a branch of the Canadian Federal Government's agriculture research program.
  • The Town of Morden was named by Harrowsmith Magazine as one of the top ten rural communities in Canada in 2004,
  • The Morden District Museum has the largest and most interesting marine reptile collection in Canada and one of the largest in the world
  • A strong art program. One of our former Mexican students is proud to have her work on display at the main office of the Manitoba Association of School Trustees in Winnipeg
  • Morden is a safe and clean community.
  • Morden is the best of both worlds: small town living with quick access at a safe distance from a large urban setting.
  • All services are available locally
  • Parents of our international students have come to visit Morden and have fallen in love with this community
  • Class size in Gr. 5-8 varies between 22-28; High school classes vary from 13 - 28.
  • Morden Collegiate was built in 1963 and had a new wing added in the mid-1970's. Ecole Morden Middle School received a major facelift in 1995. Both schools are clean, bright, and spacious.
  • Our teachers are dedicated and committed to students achieving success.

Program Details

  • Morden Collegiate offers the Manitoba high school curriculum.
  • International students may enrol in an English as a Second Language program.
  • Morden Collegiate is a member of the Red River Technology and Vocational Area (RRTVA) which offers a wide-range of vocational and technology programs. Eg. Welding, Information Technology, Culinary Arts, Power Mechanics, Health Care Aide, etc.
  • Morden Collegiate has advanced placements courses in English and Calculus.
  • The majority of Morden Collegiate graduates attend university or college after graduating.

Tuition and Fees

Western School Division's tuition fees for international students are:

  • $11,000 for a full-year (ten months) school year or $5,500 per semester.
  • $700/month per month or the home stay

Contact Information

Western School Division Central Office
Unit 4, 75 Thornhill St
Morden, Manitoba
R6M 1P2
Phone: +1-204-822-4448

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