Why Study at the DSBN

Ontario's Strategy for K-12 International Education

The DSBN offers the High-quality Ontario Curriculum 

In the Province of Ontario in Canada, it is the Ontario provincial government that administers and oversees the education system. The Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) is ranked in the top 15% of high-school diplomas among developing countries, according to the PISA results (OECD, 2014).  Watch the following short video and learn why studying the Ontario curriculum offered in DSBN Schools, is a wise choice.

Study the Ontario Curriculum in Canada 


 The DSBN offers you an opportunity to: 

  • Immerse yourself in an English environment where classrooms have a high representation of native-English-speakers helping your English proficiency to improve quickly. 
  • Receive a comprehensive level of English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) support at our specialized elementary and secondary schools providing services for international students.
  • Make friends by participating in school clubs, for example, robotics, sports teams, music, or the arts. 
  • Live in smaller, safe communities that have good bus transportation services, up-to-date medical facilities, retail name-brand shopping centres, extensive outdoor recreation venues, and a variety of sports teams. 
  • Top Academic Award


    From Vietnam, Natalie Tran earned the prestigious Governor General's Award at Governor Simcoe Secondary School 2015. Congratulations, Natalie!!

  • Earn the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) widely recognized for admission to universities and colleges in Canada, the USA., and worldwide. Ontario, as a province, has the highest proportion of reputable post-secondary institutions than any other province. When you complete the OSSD at the DSBN, you will have a wide range of post-secondary options and may qualify for substantial scholarships from these institutions. A sample of the programs to which DSBN international students have been accepted are shown below.


Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario 

Health Sciences, Biochemistry, Humanities, Computer Science, General Studies 

University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario 

Life Sciences, Political Science, International Studies 

Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario 

Physics, Photonics  

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario 

Health Sciences  

University or Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario 

Bioinformatics (very competitive), Computer Engineering, Mechatronics  

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario 

Honours Business Management Organizational Studies, Media Production and Theory 


Niagara College, Niagara, Ontario 

Pre-Health Science, Police Foundations, Law and Security, Administration, Culinary Management, Dental Assisting, Office Administration, Journalism 

Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ontario 

Accounting, Computer Systems Development  

Seneca College, Toronto, Ontario 

Flight Services 

Humber College, Toronto, Ontario 

Computer Programming and Analysis, Industrial Design (very competitive)  

George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario 

Fashion Techniques, Pre-Health Science  

SAIT Polytechnic, Calgary, Alberta 

Petroleum Studies