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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

School facilities

Interactive white boards
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Library
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Student lounge
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Study center
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Transport
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WiFi
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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.

  • Languages spoken by staff

Arabic, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Mandarin

  • Teacher Qualifications

All teachers have a level of education normally represented by a degree and they also have a CELTA or equivalent qualification. Some also hold the higher level DELTA qualification, PGCE, or MA in applied linguistics.

  • School holidays

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  • 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/

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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. 

Visit the Canadian Disclosures list for the documents filed with the provincial regulating authority and/or required to be made available prior to enrollment.
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KI Vancouver Designation Certificate

British Council IELTS
Languages Canada
BC Private Training Designated

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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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

 
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

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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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