English school in

Vancouver

kaplan english school in vancouver

Study English in Vancouver

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.

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  • Centrally located and close to local bus stops and three Skytrain stations
  • University Pathways with seamless transfers to many Canadian colleges and universities via our English for Academic Pathways.
  • The Vancouver school organizes frequent ski trips and weekends away to cities such as Whistler, Victoria and Seattle
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About our Vancouver English school

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  • 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. Learn more.

  • School holidays

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  • Designation Certificate

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

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

For Disclosures: Please see https://www.kaplaninternational.com/kaplan-canadian-disclosures for the student policy documents which must be provided prior to the program start date.

  • Minimum age  

16+  

  • Entry level   

From Beginner to Intermediate depending on course  

  • Courses  

General English, Business English, Semi-Intensive, Intensive, TOELF Exam Preparation, Cambridge Exam Preparation, IELTS Exam Preparation 

  • Class size   

Average 12, maximum 15 students   

  • Course length    

From 1 to 52 weeks. The longer you study, the more you’ll progress! 

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Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International Languages school is accredited by Languages Canada and holds a Designation Certificate, issued by the Private Training Institutions Branch (“the PTIB”) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. 


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Student accommodation in Vancouver

Homestay

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  • Share meals with your hosts every day
  • Speak English in a relaxed, natural setting
  • A range of options including twin rooms, en-suite and private bathrooms
 
Homestay

Ideal for students who want to discover local culture and customs with a friendly host, in a home environment. 

  • Share meals with your hosts every day
  • Speak English in a relaxed, natural setting
  • A range of options including twin rooms, en-suite and private bathrooms

Viva Tower Apartments (Single room)

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  • Private and shared rooms

  • Shared living space and kitchen with utilities included

  • Free WiFi

  • Onsite gym

  • Nearby transport links

 
Viva Tower Apartments (Single room)

VIVA Tower is located between vibrant Davie Village and the bustling Granville Street Entertainment District. The residence is surrounded by the countless comforts and amenities of downtown living and is within walking distance of public transport. The building offers fully furnished private and shared rooms adjoined to a living space and kitchen.



The residence benefits from free WiFi and Netflix, a fitness center, concierge and weekly housekeeping (common area only). Utilities are included in the price.

Other rooms available: twin rooms

  • Private and shared rooms

  • Shared living space and kitchen with utilities included

  • Free WiFi

  • Onsite gym

  • Nearby transport links

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King Edward Townhouses

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  • Fully furnished private and shared rooms
  • Free WiFi, bi-weekly cleaning and multifunctional social lounge
  • Close to the buzzing areas of Cambie Village and Queen Elizabeth Park
  • Utilities included in price
 
King Edward Townhouses

The King Edward Townhouses are located in the heart of Vancouver, with a super cool neighborhood vibe. The residence brings students close to the buzzing areas of Cambie Village and Queen Elizabeth Park so students never miss out on any of the action. Transportation to downtown Vancouver is quick and easy, with the King Edward SkyTrain Station just steps away. Student units offer fully furnished private and shared rooms adjoined to a living space and kitchen shared with other Kaplan students. The residence benefits from free WiFi, bi-weekly cleaning (common areas only) and students are welcome to use the multifunctional social lounge at their leisure. Utilities are included in the price.

  • Fully furnished private and shared rooms
  • Free WiFi, bi-weekly cleaning and multifunctional social lounge
  • Close to the buzzing areas of Cambie Village and Queen Elizabeth Park
  • Utilities included in price
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Social Activities

What to do in Vancouver

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

 
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Frequently asked questions about studying English in Vancouver

Why learn English at our Vancouver school?

Our English school in Vancouver not only provides expert language tuition from accredited teachers, but it also offers a central base from which you can explore this fascinating city. Located just 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver, you’ll be able to easily discover some of the city’s most interesting attractions and landmarks in between and after classes! 

But one of the biggest perks of studying in Vancouver is its diverse landscapes and numerous nearby national parks. We offer our students the chance to embark on exciting outdoor adventures, with organized ski trips, mountain hikes, as well as weekends away exploring other cities such as Whistler, Victoria and Seattle. Your study abroad experience in Vancouver will be unforgettable! 

How much does it cost to learn English in Vancouver?

The cost of your trip depends entirely on the course you choose and where you stay. For a more accurate estimate of how much learning in Vancouver will cost, please use our quote tool. At Kaplan, we do our best to provide a range of courses and accommodation options that suit most budgets, but this is not always possible. 

Alternatively, you can also talk to one of our advisors who can help you create a custom package that suits your budget. 

Will I need a visa to study in Vancouver?

Depending on your nationality, you may need a visa to study in Vancouver. Please contact one of our advisors to find out more. 

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