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5 Best language schools in Victoria (ranked based on student reviews)

You are interested in learning English in Victoria? We have researched all the details about the best English language schools in Victoria for you so that you can easily compare prices, reviews, courses for adults and teenagers and special offers.

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Why Victoria? Located on the southeastern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria has a lot to live up to, once being voted one of the world´s top ten cities to visit, and world number one for ambience and environment. Victoria's equable climate has also added to its reputation as the "City of Gardens". With its mild temperatures and plentiful sunshine, Victoria boasts gardens that are home to many plant species rarely found elsewhere in Canada.
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Victoria

Rating: 3.7

3.7 | 7 reviews

the relationship with other students, and teachers and staff

3 August 2009
Course: Comprehensive English Program Intensive - 4 weeks
Student age: 27 years

Francisco Javier
ESPAÑOLA

Rating: 3.7

3.7 | 7 reviews

you should have more levels, it was too easy for me.

4 October 2006
Course: Comprehensive English Program Full Time - 6 weeks
Student age: 21 years

Natalie
swiss

What school directors said about Victoria

Jacqueline Murphy

Victoria is a friendly, safe and convenient city with the mildest climate in Canada. There are excellent cafes, museums, gardens, and shopping.

Key Facts about Victoria

In terms of quality of life Victoria reached place number 98 in the 2019 Mercer.

Population: 290,000

Time zone: +2h. (GMT -8)

Region: British Columbia,

Currency: CAD (1 CAD = 0.7879 USD)

Victoria quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.5

4.5 (11 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

High season: July

Low season: December

Average course price per week (High season): 614 C$

Average course price per week (Low season): 278 C$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:72* (28% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:56* (44% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:74* (26% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Canada average):6.55 C$ (10% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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What to do in Victoria

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Arrival Airport

Victoria International (YYJ) - 24 km. from Victoria city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 30 minutes, 3,00 CAD, 40 minutes.

Main stops: Southbound East Saanich at Mc Tavish, Saanichton Exchange Bay B, Southbound Elk Lake at Beaver Lake, Southbound Douglas at Bay, Southbound Douglas at Cormorant

Taxi: 60 C$, 25 minutes drive to city center of Victoria

Direct international flights from:
  • USA: Las Vegas Mccarran, Phoenix Sky Harbor, San Francisco International, Seattle / Tacoma International

    FAQ about schools in Victoria

  • SC - GEOS Languages Plus has received the best overall rating in Victoria.
  • inlingua Victoria College of Languages, located in 910 Government St. (Suite 101) has been voted as the school with the best location in Victoria.
  • SC - GEOS Languages Plus was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Homestay' at SC - GEOS Languages Plus is the best rated accommodation in Victoria.
  • The student price index in Victoria is 71.85. For details check the city's cost of living section.

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