Study English in Canada at Global Village

5 REASONS TO LOVE CANADA

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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!

UNIVERSITY & COLLEGE PATHWAYS

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!

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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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What is CAMBRIDGE?

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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💻 Exciting news here at GV - Introducing our Online Pathway package 👩‍🎓 We're proud to partner with Camosun College, NAIT, and SAIT to deliver this unique opportunity.

👉 The GV Online Pathway package is designed for working adults who want to start working on their higher education experience while still in their home country – but are excited about being in Canada at the end of their language studies!

Study at your convenience during evenings and weekends, then wrap up with a special one-month capstone educational experience in Canada!

⌛ Our inaugural cohort begins on July 14, 2024, with limited spots available.
Classes will be held Sunday to Thursday over a 16-week period. Then take a week off, and finish your studies in-person in your choice of Victoria or Calgary!

✅ To join, you'll need an upper intermediate level of English, which we'll assess upon enrollment.

🤩 Don't miss out on this chance to enhance your skills and enjoy an excellent life experience here in Canada.

📧  DM us for more info, or email canada@gvenglish.com

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Explore the beauty of Vancouver Island at Global Village Victoria! Our English school, nestled in the heart of British Columbia's capital city, offers a vibrant learning environment. With our dedicated staff, diverse student community, and welcoming atmosphere, GV Victoria is the perfect place to enhance your English skills while immersing yourself in Canadian culture. Come join us for an unforgettable experience! 🇨🇦🌟 #GVVictoria #LearnEnglish #StudyAbroad
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Embark on a journey with us! 🌍✈️ The Global Village is more than just a school; it's an experience like no other. Feel the excitement of learning English in a vibrant, multicultural environment. Our students thrive, make lifelong friends, and create unforgettable memories. Don't let this opportunity pass you by! Join us and immerse yourself in a world of language and culture. Reach out today to learn more about our English exchange programs. Your adventure awaits! #GlobalVillage #LearnEnglish #studyabroad
🌎 Looking for the perfect destination for your English exchange program? Look no further than Calgary! 🇨🇦 Here are 3 compelling reasons why Calgary should be your top choice:

1️⃣ With the largest bikeway network in North America, Calgary offers unparalleled opportunities for exploration and outdoor activities. 🚲

2️⃣ Close to world-class tourist destinations like Banff National Park and Drumheller, Calgary provides easy access to breathtaking natural landscapes and unique cultural experiences. 🏞️

3️⃣ Recognized as one of the most livable cities globally, Calgary boasts a vibrant community, excellent healthcare, and top-notch education facilities, ensuring a comfortable and enriching experience for students from all over the world. 🌟

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Experience the world with Global Village English! ✈️

With language schools in Calgary, Victoria, and Hawaii, we offer a variety of programs and locations to help you achieve your English learning goals. Whether you're looking to improve your conversational skills, prepare for an exam, or immerse yourself in a new culture, we have a program for you.

Ready to take your English to the next level?

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✴️ Our schools are closed this Friday, March 29th to honor Canadian Good Friday. ✨
✅Join us this week for fun, socializing, history, and exercise!
⚽️SOCCER / Thursday April 18th/ 3:45PM / FREE
💂‍♂️ PARLIAMENT TOUR / Friday April 19th/ 1:15PM / FREE
💻 Exciting news here at GV - Introducing our Online Pathway package 👩‍🎓 We're proud to partner with Camosun College, NAIT, and SAIT to deliver this unique opportunity.

👉 The GV Online Pathway package is designed for working adults who want to start working on their higher education experience while still in their home country – but are excited about being in Canada at the end of their language studies!

Study at your convenience during evenings and weekends, then wrap up with a special one-month capstone educational experience in Canada!

⌛ Our inaugural cohort begins on July 14, 2024, with limited spots available.
Classes will be held Sunday to Thursday over a 16-week period. Then take a week off, and finish your studies in-person in your choice of Victoria or Calgary!

✅ To join, you'll need an upper intermediate level of English, which we'll assess upon enrollment.

🤩 Don't miss out on this chance to enhance your skills and enjoy an excellent life experience here in Canada.

📧  DM us for more info, or email canada@gvenglish.com

#onlinepathway #learnenglish #camosuncollege #nait #sait #studyenglishabroad #globalvillage #englishschool
🎓 Have you met our newest graduate, Dandan? 🐶

Dandan is another of our recent graduates at GV Victoria. His teachers said he was a good boy, but he didn’t speak too much. He was a very good listener and a very popular student! 

😅 Thanks for not peeing on our freshly cleaned floors, Dandan! 

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Join us this week for fun, socializing, and games!
🏀BASKETBALL/ Thursday April 11th/ 3:45PM / FREE
🎨STREET ART TOUR/ Friday April 12th/ 1:15PM / FREE
✅Join us this week for fun, socializing, history, and nature!
😎DOWNTOWN TOUR / Thursday April 4th/ 3:45PM / FREE
🦚BEACON HILL PARK TOUR / Friday April 5th/ 1:15PM / FREE