About Boarding at SMUS

We believe the combination of the school's academic quality in an urban boarding school environment makes SMUS one of the best boarding school options in Canada.

Key Facts about Boarding

  • Boarding at SMUS is offered in Grades 8 to 12.
  • An urban boarding experience in the safe and friendly city of Victoria, BC.
  • 258 students living in six houses on campus.
  • International community with students from more than 25 countries.
  • Each room has a private washroom and shower, and is occupied by only two students.
  • 6-8 houseparents in each residence to care for students.
  • Specialist academic and personal support, and an on-campus health centre.
  • Shared common rooms with kitchens, pool tables, TVs and other amenities.
  • Overnight campus security and swipe card access to boarding houses.
  • Weekend activities including trips to other cities, games, social outings and nature trips.
  • Magnificent modern, dining hall providing three hot meals a day (plus salad bar, soups, cereals and snacks).
  • SMUS has a limited number of boarding scholarships.