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Residential Services

Guidance counselling

Every student receive guidance counselling from our adviser or teachers to plan development path, look for volunteer activities, and assist with university applications.

Dorm Parents

We have dorm parents living in campus to provide support to our students when they need. They supervise students’ daily life, study block, dorm clean schedule, etc.

Medical Insurance

All international students are required to enroll in the Medical Services Plan (MSP) provided by Health Insurance BC. Newly arrived students are eligible for coverage after completing a waiting period of 30-90 days. During this waiting period, students should purchase private health insurance instead. Students with no medical insurance or invalid coverage will not be permitted to attend class.School will help student to purchase temporary medical insurance and enrolled in MSP.


Laundry services are provided for both uniforms, linens and personal clothes. Laundry bags are provided for students to fill with dirty clothes and brought to the laundry room on the set days for the service. Clothes are to be dropped off in the morning before school and available to be picked up in the evenings. It is the students responsibility to ensure they get their clothes washed to have the appropriate clothes for the day.

Internet / WIFI

Students have access to wifi and internet access during the day and weekends. In an effort to help students manage their time effectively and use the internet in a beneficial way, are have an internet schedule as follows: Monday: 7am – 10pm Tuesday: 7am – 10pm Wednesday: 7am – 10pm Thursday: 7am – 10pm Friday: 7am – 11:30pm Saturdays: 7am – 11:30pm Sunday: 7am – 10pm

Mail and Deliveries

Students are welcome to receive mail and deliveries. If a student wishes to have something sent to them, they can use the address as follows:
  • First Name, Last Name
  • C/O St. John’s Academy – Shawnigan Lake
  • 2371 Shawnigan Lake Road
  • Shawnigan Lake, BC
  • Canada, V0R 2W5
  • Please note: any additional charges or duty fees will be the responsibility of the student.