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

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How our students rated their experience in Victoria


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Overall city attractiveness
11 authentic reviews from students who reserved with us

Rating: 6.0/5.0

Friendliness of locals

Rating: 6.0/5.0

Interesing things to do

Rating: 6.0/5.0

Geographic setting

Rating: 6.0/5.0

Public transport

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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Victoria

Rating: 3.7

3.7 | 7 reviews

The school is in the center of town, teachers and office staff are really helpful.
They are more focused on speaking than in grammar.

22 August 2011
Course: Comprehensive English Program Intensive - 4 weeks
Student age: 30 years


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

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


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.

Interesting information about Victoria

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 = 0.7823 USD)
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): 203 US$
Average course price per week (Low season): 393 US$
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):6.60 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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Public transportation in Victoria

Weather in Victoria

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What to do in Victoria

Craigdarroch Castle
Craigdarroch Castle
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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

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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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