• Celebrating ELC's 50th anniversary!
  • ELC students in the atrium
    to the UVic English Language Centre!
  • English Language Centre students
    2019 Winner
    Language School of the Year
  • Students from Panama dancing
    and celebrating culture every day
  • ELC Director and DCS Dean with scholarship students
    UVic Pathways
    options for every student
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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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About the ELC

Imagine a place where students from all over the world study English, learn about other cultures and enjoy living in one of Canada’s most beautiful cities. That’s life at the ELC!

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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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