Setagaya Gakuen Hosting

Setagaya Gakuen Hosting

GNS will be offering our annual Setagaya Gakuen Summer Language School for Grade 10 students from Tokyo from July 20 to August 6, 2018. We are looking for families to host male students for four, four-night periods.

Please consider accepting students into your home. If you are interested, please complete the Hosting Application form. Once the application has been received, you will receive an email from the Homestay Coordinator. If you have not received one within 24 hours, please send an email directly to

Approximately 225 Japanese boys in Grade 10 need to be hosted. They will arrive in two large groups. Half of the students are hosted for four nights at the University of Victoria housing and half of the students are hosted by families. After four nights, the two groups switch. The groups need billeting on the following nights::

  • Group 1A: July 20 to 24 inclusive (Depart morning of July 24)
  • Group 1B: July 24 to July 28 inclusive (Depart morning of July 28)
  • Group 2A: July 29 to August 2 inclusive (Depart morning of August 2)
  • Group 2B: August 2 to 6 inclusive (Depart morning of August 6)

For more information, please contact


Ms. Hitomi Harama
Homestay Coordinator