St. Michaels University School

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Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA
St. Michaels University School 3400 Richmond Road Victoria, British Columbia Canada V8P 4P5 Tel.: 001 250 519 7342 E-Mail: Website:
Willkommen auf dem Profil der St. Michaels University School - Internatsschule in Kanada An der St. Michaels University School glauben wir, dass wichtige Lektionen - intellektueller und persönlicher Art - die Schüler dazu herausfordern, über ihre Komfortzone hinauszugehen. Wir bieten ein umfassendes akademisches Programm und fördern jeden einzelnen Schüler bei der Erforschung des eigenen Potenzials auf vielen Gebieten. Kunst, Sport, Führungsqualitäten, Musik und Wohltätigkeitsarbeit gehören hier zum Alltag. Wir sind eine internationale, von Begeisterung geprägte Gemeinschaft. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Linda M. Vanderdonck, Admissions Associate at SMUS, will be visiting Germany on the following dates. Please call 001 250 217 6107 or email for an appointment: Dusseldorf Nov. 10 Cologne Nov. 11 Frankfurt Nov. 12 Munich Nov. 13/14 Hamburg Nov. 15/16

About us

At St. Michaels University School, we believe many of the most important lessons — both intellectual and personal — enable students to discover not only who they are as individuals but who they can become. Committed to academic excellence, we offer a range of truly outstanding courses as well as exceptional athletic, performing arts, outdoor education and extracurricular programs.

SMUS graduates attend top universities around the world and in Canada, from Yale to McGill to Oxford. Our alumni are renowned athletes, actors, and entrepreneurs; our students are challenged to meet their full potential in everything they do.


SMUS challenges and engages its students intellectually, in and out of the classroom. All students expand their potential in many areas, especially leadership. One of the first schools in Canada to adopt the Advanced Placement program, we now offer 24 AP subjects that allow our students to pursue their passions to the highest degree.

Our award-winning faculty engages students on a daily basis, constantly integrating new techniques and approaches into their classrooms and taking an interest in each and every student that passes through their doors. Through our Scholar in Residence program, our students learn from guest speakers who are experts in everything from international economics to documentary film. SMUS prepares its students for both post-secondary education and for life in an ever-changing world.

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Located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, SMUS boarders benefit from all Vancouver Island has to offer, from kayaking along the coast to studying botany on Mount Tolmie. Though the SMUS campus is in a quiet, residential neighbourhood, Victoria’s vibrant downtown — and its restaurants, art galleries, theatres and stores — is a short distance away.

Residential life boasts contemporary boarding facilities for students from 20 countries around the world, from Germany to Barbados to Japan. On-campus concerts, intramurals, poetry readings, sports and other events keep boarders entertained when school is not in session, and weekends offer an opportunity to explore downtown, go on trips with fellow boarders, and compete in inter-house games.

With the support of a dedicated faculty, we offer a huge variety of clubs and councils where students contribute to life on campus.

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SMUS offers five areas of leadership development: principles of leadership, service, sustainability, global responsibility and experiential/outdoor education. We believe that leadership is a process of engagement which moves people to understanding and action in an environment inspired by trust. Every student at SMUS is a leader and is involved in the leadership program, through class activities, student conferences, clubs and councils. For further information


Advanced Placement (AP) is an international program offers university-level courses in high school. SMUS offers 24 AP subjects, from Spanish to enivornmental science to microeconomics. These enriching and demanding courses allow for in-depth study and help students prepare for the rigours of post-secondary education. For further information


SMUS offers 15 sports at the varsity level, and focuses on creating opportunities for all students to stay active. Rugby, rowing, basketball, soccer, squash and volleyball are some of our most popular sports. Many of our athletes compete through to the provincial, national and even international levels. For further information

Music and Arts

SMUS boasts outstanding opportunities in music, performance, and visual art. Each year, our school puts on a full-scale musical in a professional theatre, performs 3-6 large concerts and displays student art work in galleries around the city. For further information

Post-Secondary Preparation

SMUS has a dedicated University Counselling Office that guides each student through the process of choosing and applying to universities that meet their personal needs. Every year, universities from around the world, including Oxford and Ivy League schools, visit our campus to meet our students. For further information

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