UNISUS IB World School
UNISUS IB World School is a leading co-ed IB school with boarding, located in the beautiful Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada. With a fully accredited International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP), UNISUS offers inquiry-based programs for students from Canada and around the World.
Our mission is to inspire our students to be globally-minded citizens and critical thinkers ready to make a positive impact in the world. Our program combines experiential learning opportunities in outdoor education, technology and innovation, and entrepreneurship with the IB program to foster critical skills to prepare our students for the future.
The small class sizes creates an intimate personalized learning environment that places the student at the centre of the learning experience. UNISUS offers multiple pathways to graduation from an enriched BC High School Diploma (Dogwood) to a full IB Diploma Programme (IBDP)
UNISUS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) Authorized School, united by the IB’s philosophy and approaches to learning and teaching. Our IB Programmes challenge students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 to excel in their academic and personal lives and focus on developing each student as a whole person.
At UNISUS, we inspire our students to be globally-minded citizens and critical thinkers through Academic Excellence, Student Empowerment and Global Citizenship.
Unisus School is a leading co-ed, IB World School with boarding. With a fully accredited International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP) and Middle Years Progam (MYP) (Candidate) and Primary Years Programme (PYP), UNISUS offers an inquiry-based education for students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12.
The IB develops inquiring, knowledgeable, well-rounded and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through education that builds intercultural understanding and respect.
With a vision to be a leader in global education and prepare students for an ever-changing world, UNISUS commits to supporting students to become globally-minded citizens, and critical thinkers, and empowering them to make a positive change in the world.
Four foundational pillars anchor the school: The IB, Outdoor Education, Technology & Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Small and personalized, UNISUS places the learner at the core of the school experience. The UNISUS IB Diploma Programme (DP) offers students world-class university preparation programs and pathways to fine universities worldwide.
The UNISUS Extra Curricular program takes our students on an enriched and challenging journey of self-discovery, encouraging them to pursue their passions and interests as both an individual and in a team setting.
Students have the opportunity to discover and deepen their talents and interests outside the classroom through a broad range of activities designed to complement and extend the IB curriculum.
Activities offered each term will enrich student's lives by strengthening their creative and analytical thinking, aesthetic sense, physical development, social interaction, and leadership skills.
CREATIVITY: The Arts are an integral element to nurture creativity and the advancement of cognitive function.
We provide a rich offering of visual and performing arts experiences in our extra curricular activities. Here, students develop artistic skills through creative expression.
ACTIVITY: We affirm the development of the intellectual and physical aspirations of each student through a comprehensive athletic program.
Our student-athletes become skilled, goal-oriented, team players.
LEADERSHIP: We challenge students to develop new skills, learn more about themselves, and make a difference in the communities in which they live and learn.
Here we will explore issues in the community, country and world and learn how to make a difference.
Enrichment: Our enriched approach to education offers various activities in and out of the classroom that provides focus and encouragement.
Through active engagement students receive the means to enhance social interaction, self-confidence and leadership.
Our boarding program empowers students to gain independence and self-reliance for their academic success and the relationships and community to which they contribute. Boarding students are at the centre of the UNISUS family and community and are privileged to a global and authentically Canadian perspective only achievable through the boarding experience combined with a vibrant day student family.
- State of the arts facility constructed in 2018
- There are three floors:
First floor: Full commercial kitchen and dining facility, and staff residences
Second floor: Male floor
Third Floor: Female floor and commons room
- Activities evenings and weekends
- Capacity holds up to 75 students
- Lake or mountain views in every room
- Private bathrooms and showers in each room
- Safe and secure with digital key fob access and 24/7 dedicated dormitory staff
- Residence is integrated into the life of the school with placement right next to the school building