English Language Centre - University of Victoria


Requirements for International Students

Students must be at least 18 years of age by the first day of the program. They must meet Canadian visa requirements and have medical insurance for the duration of the program. A basic knowledge of English is required. Early registration is encouraged as programs are popular and fill up quickly.

Procedure for Canadian Students

Please complete the application form, enclose fees, and mail or fax to the English Language Centre. When we receive your completed application form and fees, we will send you an official letter of acceptance within 3 business days.

Procedure for International Students

Please view 'Procedure for Canadian Students'.

Academic Year

Type of SystemTrimester
Entrance DatesAny
Notes:University Pathway Program for International Students begins in September. 12 Week "Intensive English" Programs start in January, April and September. 3-6 week "Monthly Language and Culture" Programs begin each month. Our programs are designed to be combined so that students can study for 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, a year or more
Language of InstructionEnglish
Modified on June 03, 2019