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off campus housing in Victoria

Student Accommodation in Victoria, B.C.

Global Village has many off campus housing options. We have compiled many links and tips in this blog – we hope you find an accommodation option that suits you!

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World student day victoria

Discover the People of Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria is a city of only 92,000 people. But despite the small population, there are lots of interesting people to meet!

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Downtown Victoria

How to prepare for your trip to study English in Victoria

Congratulations on the decision to come and learn English in Victoria! You must be getting ready and wondering what you should pack.

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People Victoria

10 things you need when meeting people from Victoria, Canada

Whether you’re studying, getting ready to take an IELTS exam, or travelling, you might want to strike up a conversation with the locals.

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Victoria Shopping

Guide to the best shopping spots in Victoria

Hey guys, one question our students often ask us here at Global Village Victoria is: where are the best places to go shopping?

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Summer Victoria

12 fun things to do in Victoria in summer

When you visit Victoria in the summer, you’ll find a huge variety of places to go and things to see – there’s something for everyone!

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Winter in Victoria

12 ways to spend a day in Victoria in winter

Victoria B.C. becomes a winter wonderland during the colder months and we have some choice activities to get you started during your experience!

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Restaurant Victoria

Victoria: the best restaurants for every occasion

Victoria is making a splash, not only as a beautiful holiday destination but with its wide variety of quality restaurants, cafes, and bars!

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✔️Join us this week for sports and socializing!

🏐ROOFTOP VOLLEYBALL / Wednesday Jul 2nd
🥤HAPPY HOUR / Thursday July 7th 
⚾️BASEBALL GAME / Friday, July  8th

Add your name to the sign-up list on the Activity Board, or speak to Simon about how to join.

#seriouslearningseriousfun #harbourcats #rooftopvolleyball #swanspubyyj
Here's a Guide to Canada Day in Victoria, BC 🍁

Events will be in various areas of the city, bringing together neighbors, residents, and visitors from around the world. 

Read on for inspiration on what to do on or around July 1st! 

⛓: https://www.tourismvictoria.com/blog/your-guide-canada-day-victoria-bc
✔️Join us this week for culture, sports, and a tour of the Rockies!
🏀BASKETBALL / Wednesday June 29th/ FEE/ 3:45PM 
Join us for a fun and inclusive basketball game. Everyone is welcome, even beginners. This is one of our most popular activities, so sign u pearly!
🎨ART GALLERY / Thursday June 30th / by donation / 4:45PM
Get some true local culture at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Thursdays are by donation, so take advantage of this deal!
🏔ROCKY MOUNTAINS TOUR / Thursday 30th - Sunday July 3rd / $730
Take this special opportunity to visit Canada's breathtaking Rocky Mountains! This activity only happens a few times a year, so don't miss out!