NOW ACCEPTING 2018-19 HOST FIRST APPLICATIONS!
Host August to November 2018, Go Abroad February to April/ May 2019
This timeline falls within one school year and two calendar years and involves hosting your partner in the fall then visiting them in the winter/spring.
|September to April||Students complete the application process with the required school approval, fees and Vulnerable Sector Checks and submit to the ISE office by April 2.|
|April to May||Throughout April, successful applicants are matched with a student of similar age and interests. In early May, students receive information about a proposed partner and submit acceptances by May 15.|
|Mid/Late May to
|One week after acceptance, students begin communication with their exchange partner and family. Throughout June, regional Pre-Arrival Meetings are held to prepare for the hosting period. The first of two payments is due on July 16.|
|Late August to
|Visiting students arrive in Ontario late August. (Ontario students must be able to greet them upon their arrival- exact date T.B.A). On November 1st, the 9 week visiting students return home and in mid-November the 12 week visiting students return home. The final payment is due on November 30.|
|January||Throughout January, regional Pre-Departure Meetings are held to prepare for the period abroad.|
|February to April/May||Ontario students depart early to mid February to visit their partner. Ontario students spend 9 weeks with their partner, returning home early April, or 12 weeks with their partner, returning home early May.|