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    National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
    Orange Shirt Day Sept. 29 | Campus closed Sept. 30
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    Build skills as an international teacher
    Online TEFL certificate starts Oct. 5 | Register today!
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    Learn to speak English with confidence
    Watch video: English for Global Communication
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    Intensive English Online (ELPI-O)
    Offered in January, April and September 2023
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    Looking to broaden your cultural experiences?
    Watch the video and see what it's like to be a homestay host

ELC Connect

Our new student-centred, innovative suite of online English programs combine real-time lessons with our expert instructors, class chats, interactive activities and assignments.

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Video - THIS is the ELC!

THIS is the ELC!

Welcome to the ELC

The ELC video: it’s everything you ever wanted to know about the ELC, UVic, and Victoria in less than 3 minutes! Over 2,800 students choose our programs each year: let us show you why.

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Read through our ELC Viewbook

As an ELC student you don’t have to choose between studying hard and having fun. We’ll help you do both! Our programs combine intensive classes with social activities so that you can learn and live in English.

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