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University of Victoria English Language Centre

Welcome to the ELC!

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Introducing our 2016 “Spring Special”

This spring we are offering a special discount if you register in both our April-May Monthly English and June Language & Culture programs: 11 weeks of classes and activities for $3700 CAD.

This unique combination allows you to travel for 2 weeks between programs or stay in Victoria for 2 weeks of self-directed study. There's nothing like spring in Victoria... contact us for details and join us in April!

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 10:30 until 3:15 (closed for lunch from 12:30-1:15). See you there!

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