Quarantine Guide & Accommodations Information for Students Entering Canada
ILSC and Greystone College have been working closely with a group of leading private providers in the language, college, and university sectors. In consultation with medical experts and our provincial and federal governments we have created a safe and supportive plan that will allow students with a valid study permit to enter Canada to pursue their studies. Learn more about our plans, read our Quarantine Guide, and see our Quarantine Accommodations and procedures.
September 23, 2020
Welcome back to our Canadian Campuses!
ILSC Toronto and Montréal Language schools are set to reopen their campuses on September 8th, joining ILSC Vancouver, which has been open since July 13th. Canada’s Greystone College campuses will open for daytime classes from October 5th, and evening classes from October 19th.
August 24, 2020
Metro Melbourne Temporary Move Back Online
ILSC and Greystone College Melbourne will temporarily move back to online classes as of Tuesday July 14, 2020. This decision is being taken by ILSC and Greystone College for the safety of our students and staff.
July 13, 2020
Metro Melbourne Stay at Home restrictions
Yesterday, Premier Andrews re-introduced a 6-week Stay at Home restriction for Metropolitan Melbourne, effective from 11:59pm on Wednesday 8 July as a result of continued community spread of COVID-19. In line with the state government’s guidelines, ILSC and Greystone College Melbourne will continue in-school delivery.
July 7, 2020
ILSC Canada Schools Reopening Updates
We are delighted to share that ILSC Vancouver will reopen its doors from July 13th! We will be following the guidelines developed in cooperation between Languages Canada and the provincial British Columbia government to ensure our students and staff safety. We are planning to open our schools in Toronto and Montreal in August or September.
June 10, 2020
Important Updates for Online Learning at ILSC and Greystone College
Today we have some important updates for online learning at ILSC and Greystone College. In response to demand from our partners for more options, we have extended the availability of online English program for the rest of 2020 and into 2021. To enable more students to join our international classes our AEST timetable will move to an 11am start with lessons finishing at 3pm. The EST timetable with continue to be from 9am to 2pm.
May 21, 2020
ILSC Australian Schools Scheduled to Reopen
Following recent guidance from the Australian government authorities, we are delighted to announce that ILSC and Greystone College Australia will begin a gradual return to the schools. Subject to any changes in risk levels or government guidance, our return to in-school delivery in Australia will follow recommended health and safety protocols and best practices including maintaining social distancing requirements.
May 11, 2020
ILSC & Greystone College online activities launched!
We are delighted to announce that our global online activities are now available for our students. We offer our online activities from all ILSC locations in Canada, Australia and India to accommodate in a different timezone with a great variety; virtual yoga lessons, cooking class, games and even workout. Our students can connect their classmates outside of the online classroom and even make new friends across the globe. Please find the list of online activities and booking information on https://activities.ilsc.com/.
April 30, 2020
Australia: Regional state funding and jobs support plan “welcome relief”
We are excited to announce what the South Australian Government has made available to its international student community. Find out of you are eligible for... -->A $500 emergency cash grant to other international students significantly impacted by the restrictions, currently enrolled in a course, living in South Australia and who meet the criteria.
The PIE News, April 21, 2020
Microsoft 365 free for all ILSC & Greystone College Students
Starting April 17th, all new and existing ILSC & Greystone College students will receive free access to Microsoft 365 applications, such as Teams, Sharepoint and the Office package, to make the online learning even easier! Please find this video for more detail.
Apr 17, 2020
2020 Residential Junior Centre Closure Announcement
In order to prioritize the health and safety of our students and staff and, in consideration of current COVID-19 government restrictions, we have made the difficult decision to close all three of our university residential centres for the 2020 summer season. This decision will impact our Junior Camps at UBC, McGill MacDonald Campus and U of T Chestnut residence only.
Apr 16, 2020
Canada eases immigration rules to allow incoming students to begin studies online
It is great news to hear that Canada has relaxed its immigration rules to allow incoming students to begin their studies online. International students who receive a study permit for Spring 2020 are now permitted to complete 50% of their programs online if restrictions prevent them from travelling from their own countries.
ICEF Monitor, April 14, 2020
Announcing Online Classes for New Students
We are now offering online learning opportunities to future students who currently find themselves unable to travel as a result of the impact of COVID-19. In order to assist students with their planning in these times of uncertainty, ILSC is announcing today that additional online learning programs will be available until September 4th.
Apr 8, 2020
ILSC Education Group - Global School Announcement
In response to ongoing government guidance across Australia and Canada and the need to continue the period of self-isolation and social distancing, we are extending the period of online classes until health authorities and governments advise that it is safe to return to in-school delivery.
Apr 8, 2020
ILSC Online Classes FAQ
For our students who need to have any of their questions answered about ILSC and Greystone College Online Classes, please refer to this FAQ link. This page is frequently updated to help answer many of the questions you may have regarding ILSC and Greystone’s online delivery.
Apr 2, 2020
ILSC Australia – Online classes update
Mar 23, 2020
ILSC Education Group – Canada to continue online classes through April 17, 2020
ILSC and Greystone College Canada are proud to have made the move to online classes in order to continue uninterrupted classes to everyone during the COVID-19 outbreak. In Canada, more than 100 classes have now moved online to provide all of our students with a continuation of their learning experience.
Mar 23, 2020
Canada makes major concession on entry for international students
International students will be exempt from Canada’s travel ban as long as they have a valid study permit or had been approved for a study permit prior to March 18, when the travel restrictions took effect.
The PIE News, March 23, 2020
ILSC Education Group – Australian school announcement
Further to our recent announcements about this week’s move to online course delivery at our Canadian schools, we are announcing today that our Australian ILSC and Greystone Colleges will temporally shift to online classes for a 4-week period beginning March 23, 2020.
Mar 19, 2020
ILSC brings its English Classes Online!
As a result of the current situation we are facing in international education, ILSC and its instructors have collaborated to bring all its English classes online for the next 2 weeks, starting today, March 17, at 9:00am. This will allow all of our current students in Canada to continue their classes online without any interruptions.
Mar 17, 2020
Latest updates on travel restrictions to Canada and ILSC’s move to online learning
Yesterday the Government of Canada announced the closure of its borders to travellers who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents. In light of this and our move to online classes for the next 2 weeks, we’d like to provide you with some additional information.
Mar 17, 2020
Message from the CEO re ILSC Canada School Closures
Further to our announcement of Friday about the temporary closure of our Montreal school, we’d like to advise that our Toronto and Vancouver schools will also close for the same period and move to online classes. The change to online delivery follows Government advisories and is a precaution against the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Mar 15, 2020
Message from the CEO re ILSC Canada and Australia Schools
Over the past few days, the Governments of Australia and Canada have issued updated travel advisories in relation to limiting the spread of COVID-19. All international travelers, including international students, arriving in both Australia and Canada are now being asked to self-isolate for 14 days as a precautionary measure.
Mar 15, 2020
ILSC & Greystone College Montreal School Closure
The Government of Quebec announced today, Friday March 13th, 2020, that they will be closing all educational institutions including language and vocational training schools in the Province for two weeks as a precaution against the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Mar 13, 2020
Message from ILSC regarding the Coronavirus
Mar 13, 2020
Aus aims to be ELT “destination of choice”
The PIE News, Feb 6, 2020
English Australia, Jan 28, 2020
Canada Ranked Best Place to Study Abroad
educations.com, Jan 28, 2020
Top 10 Places in the World to Study Abroad - 2020
educations.com, Jan 28, 2020