Study English in Canada at Global Village


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#1 – Natural Beauty & Year-Round Recreation

Canada is the world’s second largest country, expanding between the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic coastlines. The land of maple leaves, Canada is rich in natural beauty. Awe-inspiring mountains, lakes, rivers, forests, glaciers, and stunning beaches create unbelievable landscapes.


From kayaking, surfing and cycling in the summer to snowboarding and skiing in the winter, Canada offers you an exciting outdoor playground for adventures all year round!

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#2 – Safe, Inclusive & Friendly.

Canadian society openly welcomes people from around the world, upholding the key values of multiculturalism and diversity. Newcomers are encouraged to honour their unique heritage while also learning about Indigenous peoples, recent settlers and immigrants of diverse origins in Canada.


The Canadian Human Rights Act encourages equal rights for all, regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, race, religion, disability, and sexual orientation.

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#3 – Quality of Life.

Canada is a great place for international students to live and study for many reasons, including economic stability, safety, low crime rate, income equality, and low education costs. Canada consistently ranks highly for quality of life, and in 2021 ranked as #1 according to 2021 Best Countries Report by US News.


Canada also ranks highly in these categories:

  • Best Countries for Education
  • Best Countries for Green Living
  • Best Countries for Women
  • Best Countries to Start a Business
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#4 – World-class education system.

Canada’s education system is renowned for the quality of its institutions and high standards of student performance. For this reason, Canada continues to be the #1 preferred destination for international students.


Technology-based education systems, cross-disciplinary studies, and high standards of education make Canada attractive for international students. According to the World University Rankings, several of Canada’s universities are tops in the world, and w also have 4 of the top 100 best student cities.

Learn how to achieve higher education in Canada through the GV Pathway program.

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#5 – Immigration & Pathways to Permanent Residency.

Several options are available to students who wish to remain in Canada permanently after completing your English studies, post-secondary education and post-graduation work experience in Canada.


Global Village Pathway students who proceed to post-secondary diploma or degree programs at a designated learning institution (DLI) in Canada may qualify for a post-graduate work permit (PGWP). The PGWP program provide students with the opportunity to gain international experience, skills, and income upon graduation.


A variety of immigration programs are available for international students to live permanently in Canada (PR), which require certain language skills and work experience.

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Victoria, Canada, location of GV Victoria where students come to learn English skills. Inner harbour and parliament.

Study English in Canada at GV Victoria

Global Village Victoria is located on beautiful Vancouver Island in the capital city of British Columbia. GV Victoria is home to diverse international students, great and professional staff, academic prowess, beautiful coastal and forested sights, and activities that can’t be beat!

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Study English in Canada at GV Calgary

Global Village Calgary is located in the heart of Alberta, Canada and home to many amazing sights, such as the famous Rocky Mountains. GV Calgary has lovely English instructors, a wide variety of students for you to connect and learn with, in a lively city full of excitement!


Global Village has many pathway and partnership agreements with colleges and universities across Canada and the USA.

These institutions have joined with Global Village to offer students a refined and clear path to achieve the academic excellence they require to pursue the career of their dreams.

We also offer a wide variety of exam preparation programs to help you reach the score you need!

Our Test Centres

Global Village is proud to be official test centres for CELPIP & IELTS Exams.
We also offer a wide variety of exam preparation programs to help solidify your English skills and help you feel more confident on test day!

What is IELTS?

In Canada, IELTS is used as a measure of English language proficiency for immigration, skilled worker applications, university entrance requirements, Masters Programs, and other professional designations.

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What is CELPIP?

CELPIP, The Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program, is a proficiency test for General English. The test clearly, accurately, and precisely assesses a test taker’s English abilities in a variety of situations, such as communicating in the workplace, interacting with friends, understanding media, and interpreting and responding to written materials.

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Cambridge is an international certificate valid for life and is recognized around the world for business, study and immigration purposes. Thousands of employers, universities and government departments officially recognize a Cambridge English Exam qualification.


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🤔 The debate continues! Do you think aliens are real? 👽 

Earlier this week we shared a video of the debate English assignment where our students had to discuss opinions where aliens are real. 

In this video, our student and friend, Yaz, is on the side of ✅ aliens ARE real ✅

Now that you have seen two different debates, what do you think about the existence of aliens?


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🤔 Do you think aliens are real? 👽 

Recently some of our students got to stretch their English skills with a debate project that was out of this world.

Our friend in this video, Andrea, is on the side of ❌ aliens being NOT real ❌ and later this week we will show you another video from the opposite side!

What do you think❓


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