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University of Victoria English Language Centre

Welcome to the ELC!

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ELC Fall Travels & Events

This fall, ELC staff has already attended events in Mexico, Colombia and Brazil and we're looking forward to 2 more busy months ahead! Contact us if you'd like to connect during any of the trips scheduled below.

MEXICOMÉXICOCLASS University Congress, October 18, México City;
Iberoamericana International Education Fair, October 27, México City

ECUADORECUADORCAIE Conference October 20-22, Quito

TURKEYTURKEYCanada Education Days October 23, Ankara; October 24-25, Istanbul


KOREAKOREACanada Education Fair November 13–14 Seoul

VIETNAMVIETNAMVictoria Education Day Nov. 14, Ho Chi Minh City; Nov. 15, Hanoi

GERMANYGERMANYExpoLingua November 20–21

Why Choose UVic?


Intensive classes! Modern campus! Free activities! International friends!
These are just some of the reasons why each year over 2800 students choose to study at the ELC. See more.

Free Lessons on Study Zone


Our ELC Study Zone includes language lessons and practice exercises for English language learners at all levels. Even if you're not an ELC student, you can look at the information and try the exercises! Visit the ELC Study Zone at www.studyzone.ca

ELC Study Centre


The ELC Study Centre is a fun, friendly gathering place for 12-Week Program students who want to practise their conversation skills with UVic students and volunteers from the community. It is open from Monday to Thursday from 10:45 until 3:15 (closed for lunch from 12:45-1:15). See you there!

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