Explore an incredible West Coast city and the great Canadian outdoors

Learn English in Vancouver

Consistently rated as one of the top three places in the world to live, Vancouver is a stunning, friendly and charming West Coast city. It offers culture, recreation, history, adventure, shopping and entertainment, against the beautiful backdrop of the Pacific Ocean and Coastal Mountain range, which are perfect for outdoor activities.

Students enjoy the world-famous Stanley Park in the middle of the city for strolling along the oceanside sea wall or visiting Granville Island with its marinas and artists’ studios.

EC Vancouver is located in a landmark building in the centre of this incredibly picturesque city, with large, airy classrooms offering lots of natural light.

Facility block

  • 20 modern classrooms

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Interactive whiteboards

  • Student lounge

  • Self-study area

  • Library facilities

  • Student computers

  • Cambridge test centre

  • Kitchen area

Nationality mix at EC Vancouver

Our students come from all over the world, meaning you will communicate with your classmates using English. You will also learn about different cultures, broaden your perspectives and make lasting friendships as you practise and improve your language skills together. Click on the months to see which countries our students come from at different times of the year:

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Activities

Get the best from your destination and make the most of your time. 

As an EC student, you will be invited to a free welcome event and enjoy a varied calendar of social and leisure activities throughout your stay. Some of the many activities available include:

Movie Afternoon

Watch and discuss a movie with other students.

Lynn Canyon and Chinatown Tour

Tour beautiful Lynn Canyon and lively Chinatown.

Soccer

Get active and play football with students and staff.

Yoga

Relax and stretch in a peaceful outdoor space.


Please note: All activities are subject to change without notice and may be offered seasonally.

Academic Extras

Lecture Series

Practise listening and note-taking skills in a real-life setting with a teacher or another native English speaker.

Pronunciation Clinic

Choose from ‘general’ pronunciation clinics for all students and clinics targeted at specific accents.

Conversation Class

Join a group conversation with a teacher or native English speaker to discuss an issue of interest.

Conservation Partners

Long term students meet native English speakers in the Vancouver area.

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