Welcome to Richmond International Education
Part of the Richmond School District in British Columbia, Canada
Richmond provides world class education options for students ages 5 to 18 with programs designed to support their personal and educational goals. Each year, we welcome hundreds of international students to our short- and long-term study programs.
Students come to develop English language proficiency, immerse in Canadian culture, and learn in a welcoming community on Canada’s beautiful west coast.

Why Study in Richmond?


  • Best of city and country: safe, welcoming community with lots of activities
  • 22 minutes from downtown Vancouver
  • Close to world-class universities
  • Close to outdoor activities and the spectacular nature of Canada’s west coast




  • Over 100 academic and elective course options
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP) courses
  • Excellent graduation and university acceptance rate

Student Support

  • In-house homestay program and custodianship
  • Academic advisors and counsellors at school
  • English Language Learning (ELL) support for students of all English language abilities



  • Access to both nature and urban culture
  • Multiple community centres, outdoor activities, restaurants and shopping


Learn More about Richmond

Richmond offers both long- and short-term study options for students wishing to benefit from a Canadian English education.
A global city that offers endless possibilities for students from around the world.
Studying in Canada
Over 90% of Canadians attend public schools because of the strong education standard found across the country, which consistently places Canada and British Columbia in the top PISA rankings around the world.