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OHC English, Vancouver, Canada

Average student rating for this school was the best or in the top 20% among all schools in Canada
5.0

Rating: 5.0/5.0

What we like about the school

  • Best rated school in Canada
  • Excellent rating of teaching quality
  • Top rated social activities

OHC English (OHC)

  • The school is located in the beautiful historic district of Gastown in downtown Vancouver. The school is a 5-minute walk away from the Skytrain Waterfront station.
  • The language school OHC English was founded in Vancouver, Canada in 2012.
  • Address: 322 Water St., Unit 100, V6B 1B6 - Vancouver, Canada (see on map)
  • Tax registration ID: BC0939566
  • Abbreviated name of school: OHC Vancouver

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

Reopening planned some time in January 2021

Accreditations and Quality seals

Languages Canada / CAPLSISP, PTIB, EQA

Facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Daily press

  • Movie rental

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Video game console

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in some classrooms

Number of classrooms:

6

Number of public PC workstations:

6

Facilities for disabled students

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Disabled toilet

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 Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week

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
7
27
7

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

Vancouver International Airport:
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.
In 2021 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2021, 15 Feb. 2021, 02 Apr. 2021, 24 May 2021, 01 Jul. 2021, 02 Aug. 2021, 06 Sep. 2021, 11 Oct. 2021, 11 Nov. 2021, 24 Dec. 2021 - 31 Dec. 2021.
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$ 370 352 740 703 1110 1055 1480 1406 2100 1995 2800 2660 3500 3325 4200 3990 4290 4076 7680 7296 11160 10602
Price in US$ 272 543 815 1086 1541 2054 2568 3081 3147 5633 8186
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 13 24 36 Additional Week
Price in C$ 370 352 740 703 1110 1055 1480 1406 2100 1995 2800 2660 3500 3325 4290 4076 7680 7296 11160 10602 310 295
Price in US$ 272 543 815 1086 1541 2054 2568 3147 5633 8186 228
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$ 340 323 680 646 1020 969 1360 1292 1920 1824 2560 2432 3200 3040 3840 3648 3900 3705 6960 6612 10080 9576
Price in US$ 250 499 749 998 1409 1878 2347 2817 2861 5105 7394
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 13 24 36 Additional Week
Price in C$ 340 323 680 646 1020 969 1360 1292 1920 1824 2560 2432 3200 3040 3900 3705 6960 6612 10080 9576 280 266
Price in US$ 250 499 749 998 1409 1878 2347 2861 5105 7394 206
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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See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 24 36
Price in C$ 390 371 780 741 1170 1112 1560 1482 2220 2109 2960 2812 3700 3515 4440 4218 4550 4323 8160 7752 11880 11286
Price in US$ 287 573 859 1145 1629 2171 2714 3257 3338 5985 8714
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 13 24 36 Additional Week
Price in C$ 390 371 780 741 1170 1112 1560 1482 2220 2109 2960 2812 3700 3515 4550 4323 8160 7752 11880 11286 330 314
Price in US$ 287 573 859 1145 1629 2171 2714 3338 5985 8714 243
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$ 245 490 735 980 1225 1470 1715 1960 2450 2940 245 200
Price in US$ 190 379 568 757 946 1135 1325 1514 1892 2270 190 155
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in C$ 245 490 735 980 1225 1470 1715 1960 2450 2940 245 200
Price in US$ 190 379 568 757 946 1135 1325 1514 1892 2270 190 155
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, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, 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$ 210 420 630 840 1050 1260 1470 1680 2100 2520 210 200
Price in US$ 163 325 487 649 811 973 1135 1298 1622 1946 163 155
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in C$ 210 420 630 840 1050 1260 1470 1680 2100 2520 210 200
Price in US$ 163 325 487 649 811 973 1135 1298 1622 1946 163 155
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, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, 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$ 260 520 780 1040 1300 1560 1820 2080 2600 3120 260 200
Price in US$ 201 402 603 803 1004 1205 1406 1606 2008 2409 201 155
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in C$ 260 520 780 1040 1300 1560 1820 2080 2600 3120 260 200
Price in US$ 201 402 603 803 1004 1205 1406 1606 2008 2409 201 155
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, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, 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$ 225 450 675 900 1125 1350 1575 1800 2250 2700 225 200
Price in US$ 174 348 522 695 869 1043 1216 1390 1738 2085 174 155
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in C$ 225 450 675 900 1125 1350 1575 1800 2250 2700 225 200
Price in US$ 174 348 522 695 869 1043 1216 1390 1738 2085 174 155
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
55 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, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, 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$
Special diet supplement: CAD 65 per week. Minor housing supplement (under 18): CAD 75 per week.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Ballet5 km
Baseball5 km
Basketball5 km
Cooking1 km
Cricket5 km
Dancing2 km
Football (soccer)1 km
Golf5 km
Horse riding10 km
Ice Hockey5 km
Mountainbiking10 km
Music5 km
Rugby3 km
Skiing10 km
Squash5 km
Swimming1 km
Table Tennis1 km
Tennis5 km
Volleyball5 km
Windsurfing5 km
Yoga1 km

Reviews

5.0

Rating: 5.0/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0
Organisation

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7
Facilities

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3
Social activities

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0
Value for money

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
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What students liked about OHC English, Vancouver
The spirit of conviviality that reigns there because of its human size.
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
4.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0
School organization
4.0
Social activities
5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0
Other
4.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
4.0
Additional information
Other comments: Very good school, the manager Janelle makes this place of learning a friendly place where we have fun learning.

Brochures

OHC English Brochure (PDF)
OHC English Brochure (PDF)
Price List Canada 2021
Price List Canada 2021
 Prices (PDF)
Prices (PDF)

Videos & Photos

  • OHC English - General School Video1/17
  • OHC English in Vancouver
    OHC English in Vancouver 2/17
  • Excursions in Vancouver
    Excursions in Vancouver3/17
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    OHC English lesson5/17
  • OHC English class
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  • Students exploring
    Students exploring 8/17
  • Walking around Vancouver
    Walking around Vancouver9/17
  • OHC English classroom
    OHC English classroom10/17
  • OHC English computer facilities
    OHC English computer facilities 11/17
  • Views of Vancouver
    Views of Vancouver12/17
  • Exploring Vancouver
    Exploring Vancouver 13/17
  • at the beach
    at the beach14/17
  • OHC English students
    OHC English students 15/17
  • Seeing Vancouver
    Seeing Vancouver16/17
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    FAQ about OHC English, Vancouver

  • English courses at Oxford House College start at 323 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 Vancouver International Airport (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 Japan with a 27% representation, followed by students from Brazil (23%) and Germany (7%).
  • 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 23 during the summer and 23 for the rest of the year.
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