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Index of the plans listed below

Academic year in the U.S.A. United States English 1 year 1 year
Semester in USA United States English 26 weeks 26 weeks
Home Hosting in USA United States English 1 year 1 year
English Courses USA United States English 2 weeks 1 year
Academic year in SA South Africa English 1 year 1 year
Short Term Educational Exchange South Africa English 12 weeks 12 weeks
Home Hosting in SA South Africa English 1 year 1 year
English courses in SA South Africa English 2 weeks 12 weeks
Short Term 6 Weeks in Canada Canada English 6 weeks 6 weeks
6 weeks to 1 year in India India English 2 weeks 1 year

Details for each plan

Academic year in the U.S.A. [Info]
Category Youth Exchange Programs
Activities Study Programs
Grade obtained Graduate
Country United States
Language English
Minimum duration 1 year (see note)
Maximum duration 1 year (see note)
About this plan:
Students of both genders, aged between 15.5 and 17.5 years who have a C+ average at their high school, will be enrolled as a regular student in an American high school, and will receive the warmth and care of a host family environment. Students should have at least three years of English training to be considered for this program.
In this program they will become entirely integrated in to the diverse cultures of the United States and their host community. Students depart in August each year beginning their 10.5 month academic period in the USA. Student counselors provided.
Semester in USA [Info]
Category Youth Exchange Programs
Activities Study Programs
Grade obtained Graduate
Country United States
Language English
Minimum duration 26 weeks
Maximum duration 26 weeks
About this plan:
Students who become participants in this program will find that they are hosted by a caring American family and attend a US High School as a regular student.
As ambassadors of their home countries, students share education, customs and culture with their host community. They gain special understanding of the diversity of the American culture, as well as improving their English language skills. Student Counselors provided.
Home Hosting in USA [Info]
Category Youth Exchange Programs
Activities Hosting Programs
Grade obtained No degree
Country United States
Language English
Minimum duration 1 year (see note)
Maximum duration 1 year (see note)
About this plan:
Hosting an overseas exchange student is one of the most amazing experiences you can give to your family. You can host a student from other country from 6 weeks up to one complete academic year.
This is not just an opportunity for you and your family to learn about other cultures; it's also the best way for a foreign student to learn about the American way of life and its culture. After a few weeks you'll consider the student as your own child, and he/she will feel and become an integral part of your family. Host family counseling provided.
English Courses USA [Info]
Category Youth Exchange Programs
Activities Study Programs
Grade obtained No degree
Country United States
Language English
Minimum duration 2 weeks
Maximum duration 1 year (see note)
About this plan:
Intensive English courses are available for students of all ages, from High School students through to Graduate and Post Graduate levels. We also have some exciting programs for Executives who are short of time and have to improve their skills in this language.
Courses vary in length from two to four week programs, which can be extended according to needs. Some programs offer Twelve week Intensive programs. All of the ELP - English Language Programs are done through Registered institutions and Universities.
Home hosting or campus accommodation alternatives are given to students participating in these programs. Specific TOEFL preparation courses are also available.
Academic year in SA [Info]
Category Youth Exchange Programs
Activities Study Programs
Grade obtained Graduate
Country South Africa
Language English
Minimum duration 1 year (see note)
Maximum duration 1 year (see note)
About this plan:
Students who become participants in this program will find that they are hosted by a caring South African family and attend a South African High School as a regular student.
As ambassadors of their home countries, they share education, customs and culture with their host community. They gain special understanding of the diversity of the South African cultures, as well as improving their English language skills.
Short Term Educational Exchange [Info]
Category Youth Exchange Programs
Activities Study Programs
Grade obtained No degree
Country South Africa
Language English
Minimum duration 12 weeks
Maximum duration 12 weeks
About this plan:
Students participating in this program will live for a period of up to three months with a carefully selected South African host family and will attend some of the best schools in South Africa.
This program is for students between the ages of 14 and 17. For students participating in this program, the learning and development of their English language skills is just part of the experience.
To be deeply immersed in to a new way of life and to be part of this new culture is also a very important part of this program, as well as the ability to adjust and adapt to the unknown, certainly a maturing experience abroad, where the student will gain a great deal of self-assurance during the exchange.
Home Hosting in SA [Info]
Category Youth Exchange Programs
Activities Hosting Programs
Grade obtained No degree
Country South Africa
Language English
Minimum duration 1 year (see note)
Maximum duration 1 year (see note)
About this plan:
Students between the ages of 14 - 17 of both genders who wish to have the home hosting experience with a carefully selected Host Family during the summer vacation period. Students may be required to attend school in their community and may live in smaller towns.
Programs are of four weeks duration (renewable up to 90 days) and students will be provided a counselor to assist them during the course of their stay.
English courses in SA [Info]
Category Youth Exchange Programs
Activities Study Programs
Grade obtained No degree
Country South Africa
Language English
Minimum duration 2 weeks
Maximum duration 12 weeks
About this plan:
Intensive one-on-one classes for high school graduates, University Students and Professionals. They will be home hosted and will have English language training workshops, meetings with professionals in their specific interest areas and communication development skills.
Programs last from 2 weeks to 12 weeks. Very personalized attention by our English professors who are located in a variety of locations throughout the country.
Short Term 6 Weeks in Canada [Info]
Category Youth Exchange Programs
Activities Study Programs
Grade obtained No degree
Country Canada
Language English
Minimum duration 6 weeks
Maximum duration 6 weeks
About this plan:
A high school exchange program for students aged between 14 and 17 who wish to obtain the high school experience in beautiful Vancouver, Canada, for periods not exceeding 6 weeks.
Students will be home hosted and will have school outings to interesting tourist sites located in an around Vancouver during their stay. Students will be sharing this experience with students from all over the world.
This program is only available during the months of January/February each year, so be prepared to enjoy the cool weather!
6 weeks to 1 year in India [Info]
Category Youth Exchange Programs
Activities Study Programs
Grade obtained No degree
Country India
Language English
Minimum duration 2 weeks
Maximum duration 1 year (see note)
About this plan:
This program is available to students between the ages of 15-22 years of age who are really interested to learn of the diversity and fascinating cultural aspects of India and her people.
Programs last from 6 weeks and may be extended to a full year. Under 18\'s will be required to attend school and live in a home hosting environment. Graduated over 18\'s will have to be prepared to become teachers assistants in the sporting, academic, or IT areas, and will be home or school hosted at High Schools throughout this beautiful and exotic country. Student counselor and supervision provided.

Note: 1 academic year = 10.5 calendar months