The New Brunswick International Student Program (NBISP) welcomes students between the ages of 11 and 18 from all
points of the globe. Our English school system offers an impressive variety of
programs and up-to-date classroom technology. The NBISP is managed through
Atlantic Education International Inc. AEI was created in 1997 by the province of
New Brunswick to deliver real education opportunities to the world community
through the Department of Education.
Visiting students live with a host family, attend
classes with New Brunswick students and participate in extra-curricular and
community activities. Fully immersed in the English language, international
students develop their language skills and create new and lasting friendships.
Become a Host Family – Opportunities exist to host
students in grades 6-12, for varying lengths of time. Financial compensation is paid to homestay
Become a Respite Provider – Opportunities exist to
provide weekend or holiday homestay for students when their host families are
away. Financial compensation is paid for
Become a Volunteer – share your expertise and
passion with international students.
Offer to teach a skill or lead a group in an activity that will enrich
an international student’s experience!
Economic Benefits – research indicates that every
full-time student contributes $25,000 to the community.
Relationship Building – a key to a successful
international experience is establishing strong bonds with family and
peers. As a result of these positive
relationships, more and more students are considering NB a place to live.
Debbie Thomas, AEI District Administrator