English school in Vancouver

Study English in an exhilarating coastal city surrounded by snowcapped mountains and evergreen rainforest

Our Vancouver school

Where else can you ski in the morning and hit the beach in the afternoon? Just half an hour’s drive from downtown Vancouver, the slopes of the North Shore Mountains offer incredible views across the water to the wooded islands beyond. Long stretches of tree-lined shore and soft white sand made National Geographic rank this clean and easy-going city among the world’s top 10 beach towns.

  • Centrally located and close to local bus stops and three Skytrain stations
  • Seamless transfers available to multiple Canadian universities
  • The Vancouver school organizes frequent ski trips and weekends away to cities such as Whistler, Victoria and Seattle
School location
Kaplan International English Vancouver Suite 300, 755 Burrard Street Vancouver British Columbia, V6Z 1X6, Canada
Vancouver
Mamdoh Almutiri Student Testimonial Vancouver
”The people here are friendly and they accept foreigners. There are many things to do and the weather is good, especially in summer. My ‘Kaplan Experience’ was awesome, unforgettable, and the best journey of my life so far.”
Mamdoh Almutiri
Studied in Vancouver
Recommendation rate: 
96%
Average total students: 
370
Number of nationalities: 
40
Average age: 
22–25
Number of classrooms: 
14

School facilities

Interactive white boards
Study Center
Library
Student Lounge
Transport
WiFi

Other information

  • University Placement Service:
    Our University Placement Service (UPS) allows you to benefit from our extensive network of partner universities and colleges. Combined with our wealth of experience, we help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate courses. Discover more
  • Languages spoken by staff:
    Arabic, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Mandarin
  • Teacher Qualifications:
    All teachers have a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) and a recognized ESL teaching certificate.
  • School holidays:
    See our 2018 school closures
  • Designation Certificate:
    Kaplan International Vancouver holds a Designation Certificate, issued by the Private Training Institutions Branch (“the PTIB”) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skill and Training. Kaplan International Vancouver offers programs requiring approval and programs not requiring approval under the Private Training Act of the PTIB. Kaplan International Vancouver offers Class C programs, which are defined as follows:

    Language programs at designated/ interim designated institutions that are longer than six months or for which tuition is at least $4,000. A language program is defined as a program that has as its learning objective that students gain or improve proficiency in a language.

    Student who enroll in a language program which is six months or less in duration, or for which tuition is less than $4,000, in a single instance, may not make a claim against the Student Tuition Protection Fund, which is managed by the PTIB of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. Further, this language program may not have been reviewed or approved by the PTIB.

    For more information about programs that do not require approval by the PTIB, please visit: http://www.privatetraininginstitutions.gov.bc.ca/

Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International English school is accredited by Languages Canada and holds a Designation Certificate from the Private Training Institutions Branch.
Visit the Canadian Disclosures list for the documents filed with the provincial regulating authority and/or required to be made available prior to enrollment.
*Student recommendations are based on Kaplan students surveyed in 2017.

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Kaplan International Vancouver holds a Designation Certificate, issued by the Private Training Institutions Branch (“the PTIB”) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skill and Training. You may view the Certificate here.

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Our Vancouver school has a dedicated social program, designed to help you explore the city and build friendships, through organised events and activities.

Accommodation

Student residences are specially selected apartments, hostels, and dorms that provide a fantastic living experience. Enjoy a more independent lifestyle and the social aspects of living with new friends.
  • Live with fellow students for more independence
  • Most residences are self-catering
  • Socialize and have fun with your new friends
  • Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations
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Ideal for students who want to learn about and immerse themselves in a new culture. Sharing meals with your hosts every day, you'll benefit from speaking English in relaxed, natural situations.
  • Live in a local homestay specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with your host
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
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