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Camosun College Open House

Thursday, May 1, 8:30am–2:30pm at Interurban campus One day c...

May Provincial Exam Schedule

All provincial exams held in May 2014 are online. Practice e-exams can...

Free Emergency First Aid "C" Course

Wed. April 30, 2014 8:30-4:00...

Scholarship Booklet

The 2013 - 2014 Scholarships and Awards Information Booklet is now a...

SIDES closed for monthly staff meetings

SIDES will be closed on the following dates/times for monthly staff me...


The SIDES staff consists of a group of teachers, counsellors, support staff and technical staff who are committed to providing students with an engaging Distributed Learning experience. Our team is ready to assist students with course content, skills development, and technical support to ensure their successful completion of online and paper-based courses.


As SIDES enters its twenty-fifth year of operation, we are proud to have you back with us for the 2013-2014 school year. We are continuing to refine our programs, to expand our selection of online course offerings and to work on the goals outlined in our Strategic Plan. We look forward to connecting with you soon!

Prospective Students

Welcome to the South Island Distance Education School - a leader in distributed learning since 1988. SIDES is a public, full-service, K-to-12 school, offering distributed learning courses to all students in British Columbia, and is a proud member of School District 63 (Saanich).