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

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Inlingua Victoria College of Languages is located in the heart of downtown Victoria, Canada, on the waterfront. The... More

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Part Time - Mornings - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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780C$ 749C$
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The language school is located in a new building in the heart of Victoria. It is a stone's throw away from shops, cafes... More

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General Course + Accommodation - 26 lessons per week | Max. group size: 17
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1125€ 1125€
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School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres) School accredited by Languages Canada / CAPLS

Situated in the charming city of Victoria on Vancouver Island, Canada, the school is near the inner harbor, outdoor... More

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Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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870C$ 834C$
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Whatever the age, skill level or available time, SSLC offers something for everyone. The signature skill-focused ESL... More

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Intensive English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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780C$ 749C$
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Key Facts about Victoria

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.

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 = 0.7554 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): 535 C$

Average course price per week (Low season): 274 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):6.83 C$ (10% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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

Weather in Victoria

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Events in VictoriaBest time to take a language course in Victoria

Rifflandia Festival
Rifflandia Festival

17 September 2020 - 20 September 2020Held for four days every year, sometime between the end of August and the end of September, this fabulous indie music festival holds concerts in several venues. Parallel events include Artlandia (exhibits) and the War Child Lounge (proceeds go to the charity).

What to do in Victoria

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    FAQ about schools in Victoria

  • inlingua Victoria College of Languages 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.
  • inlingua Victoria College of Languages was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Homestay' at SC - GEOS Languages Plus is the best rated accommodation in Victoria.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations. According to a survey of StudyTravel Magazine the average course duration for Canada is 12 weeks.
  • The student price index in Victoria is 71.85. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Victoria with 4.5 stars out of 5.
  • In Victoria electricity is 120 Volt and 60 Hz. Plug type A, B.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Victoria is Victoria International (24.2 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Victoria.
  • In Victoria the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business Group.
  • Schools in Victoria offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: Cambridge First, Cambridge Advanced, IELTS.

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