International Admission information
Munro Academy is a private university preparatory Christian school located in the heart of beautiful Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. Munro Academy distinctives include award winning and innovative education, integrated Christian worldview, unrivaled student-teacher ratios, dynamic co-curricular activities, a distinguished university placement record, and global service opportunities.
"We Love Cape Breton"
Munro Academy students love living and learning on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia! Known globally for its forested beauty, Cape Breton Island has received accolades as the top island destination in North America (Travel and Leisure Magazine’s “2011 World’s Best Awards”). Munro Academy is located on a beautiful wooded 4 acre campus only minutes from the city of Sydney at the heart of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM). As the intellectual and industrial hub of Cape Breton, the CBRM is home to the Sydney Airport, Cape Breton University, the municipal government and a vibrant international tourism industry. Students enjoy many activities locally including swimming, golfing, surfing, ice- hockey, downhill and cross-country skiing, camping, canoeing and hiking.
Why Choose Munro Academy?
INTERNATIONAL CARE PACKAGE PROGRAM
Munro Academy students benefit from the International Care Package Program! Munro Academy provides students with comprehensive care - including:
ESL STUDENT SUPPORT
Munro Academy international students are fully supported with their English learning! Munro Academy’s ESL Program is designed to prepare students for practical and academic success in high school and university. This immersion program covers all subject areas and focuses on English reading, writing and speaking skills. Our integrated content model of ESL will assist each student with both their subject-related learning and English mastery. A dedicated international student director will ensure that each student is successfully progressing in all areas of English learning.
Munro Academy students each view Munro Academy’s Homestays as their “home away from home”! Living in a Munro Academy homestay is a great experience due to the wonderful and unique focus on hospitality that families from Cape Breton exude. All of our homestay families have been approved by the school and are caring, safe, and traditional Canadian families. Students will improve their English skills more effectively living in this type of supportive immersion environment. All students will have their own living space, 3 well-balanced meals per day, transportation to and from school, and all families live within a short distance from the school.
Munro Academy students are involved in leadership development. They often lead by example - putting into practise the leadership skills they are taught in the classroom, through activities and in their daily interactions with their peers. Cape Breton University has partnered with Munro Academy to offer a Munro Academy - Cape Breton University World Changer Speakers Series that focuses on global impact areas relating to the environment, social justice issues, innovative technology, and local/global community collaboration. Munro Academy students exercise important leadership responsibilities in planning and making this speaker series available to a potential audience of 4,000 High School students in the Cape Breton area.
UNIVERSITY BOUND PROGRAM
Munro Academy international students have the best opportunity for excellent university success through the University Bound Program! Almost 100% of Munro Academy graduates are successful each year in pursuing a variety of programs at excellent universities. In 2016, 100% of our graduates were accepted into the university program of their choice, garnering an average of $16,000 entrance scholarships. Two more local programs that offers graduates excellent opportunities include:
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STEP 1 Return the following documents by fax or e-mail (email@example.com) and send originals by mail:
STEP 2 Munro Academy receives and reviews the above documents, and an admissions acceptance decision is communicated as soon as possible. If successful, your acceptance package will arrive in the mail.
STEP 3 Complete, sign, and return all appropriate documents to Munro Academy as soon as possible by DHL, FedEx, or Purolator.
STEP 4 Acquire your Canadian Student Permit: To study in Canada, students must obtain a student visa from the Canadian Government. Contact your nearest Canadian Consulate or Embassy to arrange an appointment. Bring your acceptance letter and all supporting documents. If you have additional questions, please visit Canadian Immigration online, or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once your student visa is approved, we will communicate next steps for travel and orientation, and welcome you to Munro Academy.
LANGUAGE PLACEMENT TEST
International students entering Munro Academy are required to take a language placement test. The school will make these arrangements for you.
INTERNATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE
Health insurance is important if you are coming to study in Canada. A hospital stay in Canada can cost over $3,000.00 per day and a doctor's visit over $300.00 for a non-Canadian resident. "Visitors to Canada" insurance will cover hospital charges, physicians' fees, prescriptions and more in the case of a covered medical emergency. For more information visit our partner: Ingle International.
INTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS FORMS
Please note, these forms are fillable pdf's* and we would request that you complete them using this capability.
International Homestay Student Profile
Help us to get to know you so we can put you with the Homestay family that is best suited to you. Please complete this fillable pdf form.
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- Or print the completed form and send to one of our addresses below.
School Fees (2019-20)
To be included with application form.
Includes: health insurance
Includes: room, board, transportation from airport and all local transportation.
Included with Tuition Fee
Munro Academy’s ESL Program is designed to prepare students for practical and academic success in high school and university. This immersion program covers all subject areas and focuses on English reading, writing and speaking skills. Our integrated content model of ESL will assist each student with both their subject-related learning and English mastery. A dedicated international student director will ensure that each student is successfully progressing in all areas of English learning.