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Ever wondered what it’s like to earn your Ontario Secondary School Diploma online? Meet Laura Kohlsmith. She’s a recent graduate who completed almost all of her 30 OSSD credits at VHS, earned the Ontario Scholar Certificate, and is now deep into her studies at York University. Let’s learn more about her tips and tricks for … Read More

As the summer draws to a close, we’re eagerly anticipating the new students that we’ll get to meet in the fall. We know that our graduates heading to university and college are feeling the same way about the new connections they’ll make and adventures they’ll have on campuses across the globe. We’d love to introduce … Read More

Calling all artists! Do you have a passion for photography? A thirst for theatre? An appetite for animation? Apply for the Julie O’Rourke Memorial Scholarship today! Created in honour of a beloved former VHS staff member, the Julie O’Rourke Memorial Scholarship is designed to offset expenses for a student pursuing post-secondary studies in a fine … Read More

At Virtual High School, we know just how quickly costs can add up when you venture off to college or university! Launched in 2021, the Sommerville Scholarship was created to help alleviate some of those financial concerns for students choosing to pursue programs in the areas of history, geography, politics, or economics. Named for one … Read More

It’s an exciting time of year for Virtual High School students as they accept their offers of admission from post-secondary institutions all over Canada and around the world. Let’s take a look at Lev Rudovskiy’s journey from high school to Toronto Metropolitan University! Four years ago, Lev took a giant leap in moving to Canada … Read More

Named after a beloved teacher and course developer at Virtual High School, the John Smallwood Bursary is awarded to a deserving Canadian student of any age based on financial need and academic goals. Given twelves times per calendar year, the bursary covers the full tuition cost of a standard VHS course. This month we’re checking … Read More

Yoav Eldan is no stranger to the natural beauty all over the world. Born in Spain, Yoav has already lived in several countries throughout his young life as a result of his father’s former position as the Consul General of Israel. In fact, Yoav spent a great deal of his childhood living in China where … Read More

Now that the colder weather is upon us in Ontario, we’re already reminiscing about warmer, sunnier times when we could do our favourite things with our favourite people. Golf is one of the sports that became extremely popular over the past two summers with COVID-19 restrictions in place, as many of our VHS staff members … Read More

It’s no secret that we LOVE food at Virtual High School. Luckily, our administrative building is situated in the beautiful town of Bayfield, Ontario, where we have access to amazing restaurants and even better hospitality. This month, we were fortunate enough to get the opportunity to interview Andrew McIntosh, the co-owner and head chef at … Read More

We can all agree that one of the greatest advantages of globe-trotting is getting the opportunity to experience different cuisines. While we can’t do much about the travel restrictions in the world right now, we CAN introduce you to Sahil Omair, one of our favourite up-and-coming chefs! Born in Canada, raised in Dubai, and currently … Read More