Host Family Program

Did You Know?

  • Students admitted to Luther College are not required to be Lutheran or Christian. By welcoming students of all faiths and religious backgrounds, Luther College enjoys a richly diverse student body.

  • Luther graduates have gone on to universities such as Harvard, Oxford, Pennsylvania State, McGill, Queen’s and other renowned educational institutions throughout Canada, North America and the world.

  • The Tuck Shop for snacks was at the bottom of the south stairs going to what is now the cafeteria. The legendary beans in a cone were considered a healthier & cheaper alternative to what students purchased across the street at the Aintree.

  • Through the A Time To Build capital campaign, we have added 46,897 square feet of space to Luther College High School, including the Semple gymnasium -  the largest high school gym in Regina.

  • Luther students, even though from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, have the opportunity to be part of tightly woven community of students, parents, alumni, teachers and staff. Typically 12% of the school’s student body originates from outside of Canada.

  • The gym officially opened July 8, 1951. The Sunday afternoon celebration, attended by 1,500 people, featured speeches followed by an evening celebration with another 1,500 people in attendance to hear the Luther Choir and the RCMP Band.

  • The International Baccalaureate provides an enriched curriculum that both covers and extends beyond regular Saskatchewan curricula in its depth and detail. It emphasizes the development of the necessary critical skills that university-bound students need to master: reflecting, inquiring, thinking, analyzing and evaluating.

  • The first LIT was held on January 31, 1953. That year it was a one-day tournament involving sixteen teams from Southern Saskatchewan. All preliminary games were played cross court, two games at a time.

Luther College High School Host Family Program

What it is not:  Having students live with you.

Who: We need families like yours to connect with our international students at Luther College High School.  

What: We invite you to consider being a Host Family to a Luther student who is from another country.

Where: You can host in your home, or in and around Regina. For example, you could invite your student to your home for a meal or movie night, go for a walk around Wascana Lake, or do a fun activity together, such a bowling.

When: You can be a Host Family for one or both semesters in the 2017/2018 school year.

How often:  It would be great if you could get together with your student at least once during a semester.

Why:  To give students who live in the dorm a chance to meet a family, experience Canadian culture, and improve their English language skills.

If interested, please contact Darcy Friesen (Host Family Coordinator) at darcy.friesen@luthercollege.edu  or 306-791-9167 or 306-526-1950.