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OHC English, Calgary, Canada

3.7

Rating: 3.7/5.0

What we like about the school

  • Calgary is one of the top destinations our students liked most

OHC English (OHC)

  • The school is ideally located, in the heart of the city's shopping and entertainment district right on the C-Train public transit line.
  • The language school OHC English was founded in Calgary, Canada in 2014.
  • Address: 1212 - 1st St. SE, Unit 116, T2G 2H8 - Calgary, Canada (see on map)
  • Tax registration ID: 849349428RT0001
  • Abbreviated name of school: OHC Calgary

Covid-19 related security measures that are taken by OHC English

Scheduled re-opening Monday 6th July as the borders are planning to open on the June 21st when 2 weeks quarantine will be required, this might change depending on borders opening date.

Accreditations and Quality seals

Languages Canada / CAPLSISP

Facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Movie rental

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in all classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

7

Number of public PC workstations:

8

Facilities for disabled students

  • Disabled toilet

  • Wheelchair access to reception

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students

Course material:

Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 55 C$ per course level.

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 6
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 6

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years

English teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

23
9
7
16
30
10
5

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Calgary International Airport (YYC).

Calgary International, Alta.:
115 C$ pick up
205 C$ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 17 Feb. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 18 May 2020, 01 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020, 12 Oct. 2020, 11 Nov. 2020, 25 Dec. 2020 - 31 Dec. 2020.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Private classes are recuperated or refunded. Same as for nearly all language schools, group classes falling on bank holiday are not refunded and not recuperated.

English Courses

General Language
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 24 36
Price in C$ 350 333 700 665 1050 998 1400 1330 1980 1881 2640 2508 3300 3135 3960 3762 4030 3829 7200 6840 10440 9918
Price in € 215 429 643 857 1212 1616 2020 2424 2467 4407 6389
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 14:20
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 24 36
Price in C$ 320 304 640 608 960 912 1280 1216 1800 1710 2400 2280 3000 2850 3600 3420 3640 3458 6480 6156 9360 8892
Price in € 196 392 588 784 1102 1469 1836 2204 2228 3966 5728
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:20
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 24 36
Price in C$ 370 352 740 703 1110 1055 1480 1406 2100 1995 2800 2660 3500 3325 4200 3990 4290 4076 7680 7296 11160 10602
Price in € 227 453 680 906 1286 1714 2142 2571 2626 4700 6830
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 15:20
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Lesson duration: 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 140.00 C$
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 90 C$. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Comments about courses:Materials fee: 1 to 10 weeks: CAD 55. 11 to 20 weeks: CAD 110. 21 to 30 weeks: CAD 165. 31+ weeks: CAD 180. Notarized custodianship: CAD 110. One-to-One Lessons: 1 to 4 lessons: CAD 90 per lesson. 5 to 9 lessons: CAD 85 per lesson. 10 to 14 lessons: CAD 80 per lesson. 15+ lessons: CAD 75 per lesson.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in C$ 215 430 645 860 1075 1290 1505 1720 2150 2580 215 200
Price in € 139 277 416 554 693 831 970 1108 1385 1662 139 129
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
45 C$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 14 Aug. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 25 C$
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in C$ 230 460 690 920 1150 1380 1610 1840 2300 2760 230 200
Price in € 149 297 445 593 741 889 1038 1186 1482 1778 149 129
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
50 C$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & lunch & dinner, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 14 Aug. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 25 C$
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in C$ 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1600 2000 2400 200 200
Price in € 129 258 387 516 645 773 902 1031 1289 1546 129 129
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
45 C$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & lunch & dinner, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 14 Aug. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 25 C$
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in C$ 185 370 555 740 925 1110 1295 1480 1850 2220 185 200
Price in € 120 239 358 477 596 716 835 954 1192 1431 120 129
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
40 C$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 14 Aug. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 25 C$
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in C$ 250 500 750 1000 1250 1500 1750 2000 2500 3000 250 200
Price in € 162 323 484 645 806 967 1128 1289 1611 1933 162 129
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
60 C$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
7 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 14 Aug. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 25 C$
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in C$ 205 410 615 820 1025 1230 1435 1640 2050 2460 205 200
Price in € 133 265 397 529 661 793 925 1057 1321 1585 133 129
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
50 C$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Twin room.
Distance from school:
7 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 14 Aug. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 25 C$
Special diet supplement: CAD 65 per week. Minor housing supplement (under 18): CAD 75 per week.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Ballet 
Basketball 
Cooking 
Dancing 
Football (soccer) 
Golf 
Horse riding 
Ice Hockey 
Mountainbiking 
Music 
Skiing 
Squash 
Swimming 
Table Tennis 
Tennis 
Volleyball 
Yoga 

Reviews

3.7

Rating: 3.7/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5
Organisation

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0
Facilities

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1
Social activities

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3
Value for money

Rating: 3.3/5.0

3.3
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5
Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0
Other
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What students liked about OHC English, Calgary
Tutorial teaching
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
n/a
Detailed review
City/place
5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0
School organization
5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0
Additional information
Other comments: You must be serious about the fact that you can only speak English at school.
The people were really nice
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
4.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0
School organization
4.0
Social activities
5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
4.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Enjoy!
Other comments: I chose them because they have really good information about schools in many places and are a really good intermediate between the school and the student the first time you ask for information, and also their web page is complete and full of information about the schools.
Thanks to this school, I've met students from around the world. I've been able to discover different cultures. we discover the other students through the activities that are offered, so What I liked the most were the activities.
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0
School organization
5.0
Social activities
5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0
Other
5.0
Student House
5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: I was able to visit Banff and Jasper. There are magnificent lakes and views. I advise all students who go to Calgary to try to go there for a weekend.
Other comments: it is very well acceuilli in 'school. Bridget, Steve, and teachers allow us to improve our English and are listening to us when we have problems. It s 'it feels very good in this school. I really did not want to return to France I wanted to stay in Calgary. If I 'could have j ' have extended my stay.
Personal atmosphere, puzzles :D, Curling
Overall rating
4.0
Value for money
4.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0
School organization
4.0
Social activities
4.0
Accommodation
Homestay
3.0
Other
3.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
3.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Definitively Curling! It is so much fun, although it is really difficult :)
Other comments: The teachers of TOEFL courses should have some contact information regarding the exam, not just a link.

Brochures

OHC English Brochure (PDF)
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Photos

  • OHC English reception
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  • Learning at OHC English
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  • Seeing Calgary
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  • Enjoying the snow in Calgary
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  • Enjoying Calgary
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  • Exploring Calgary
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  • Welcome to Calgary
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Other English schools in Calgary offering English courses: 
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  2. Stafford House International, Downtown

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    FAQ about OHC English, Calgary

  • English courses at Oxford House College start at 304 C$ for General English course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Oxford House College
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Calgary International, Alta. (115 C$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Oxford House College varies from 16 students (General English Plus) to 16 students (General English Plus)
  • 100% of teachers at OHC English hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at OHC English comes from Korea with a 30% representation, followed by students from Brazil (23%) and Japan (16%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • OHC English offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 24 during the summer and 24 for the rest of the year.
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