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Night School Classes at Columbia Square are starting on January 26th.

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Starting the week of January 26th, 2015, we will have Night School Classes for English 12, Communications 11 & 12, Biology 12, and PreCalc 10, 11 & 12.

For more information click Night School

The Columbia Square Learning Centre and Virtual School BC are Open.

Students who want to register or re-register for online courses should phone our office at 604-517-6191 and schedule an appointment to meet with a teacher. If students are unable to make an appointment, they can drop in between 10:00 AM and 8:00 PM on Mondays to Thursdays, or drop in on Friday between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Please note that students must bring the proper ID and that students may have to wait to see a teacher if they drop-in with out an appointment. (NO drop-ins from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM or 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM).

If you are an adult, over age 19, and want to register, you will be required to show THREE pieces of ID. ONE piece of ID to prove your status in Canada and TWO pieces of ID to prove your BC residency. Please click here to see what proper ID is required.

If you don't bring the proper ID, we can NOT register you. Please save yourself a trip and check to see if you have the proper ID.

Regular lab hours for tutoring, studying and test writing are 10:00 AM to 8:30 PM (Monday to Thursday) and 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (Friday).

The Columbia Square Adult Learning Centre is located at 1001 Columbia Street in New Westminster. Click on Map for directions.

NWSS students who want to register for online courses should visit their NWSS counselor and then room 183 at NWSS. Room 183 hours are 10:00 AM to 4:15 PM, Monday to Friday.

If you are a High School student from outside New Westminster (not a NWSS student), who wants to register, you should print up an Under Age 19 registration form (click here for the two page form) and fill in the form including parent permission and counsellor permission and bring ONE piece of photo ID (Passport or Driver's licence or High School ID or GO Card ID) to our site.

Online courses have continuous intake, so students may be able to start immediately. See the Course Outlines link on the left, for information about our online courses.

If you have questions about registering for our courses please phone 604-517-6191 or email

Click Frequently Asked Questions to learn more.

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How do we differ from other online schools?

Our students can work at home (24/7) or in our computer lab and get help from certified teachers from 10:00 AM to 8:30 PM (Mon-Thurs). 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Fridays.

Any course you complete with us is acceptable at any secondary or post secondary school in Canada. Graduates from our school receive the same Dogwood Diploma issued by any High School in BC.