The Simon Fraser University English Language and Culture program (SFU ELC) is accepting students for summer 2024 (July-August).
Deadlines to apply: 8-week programs – June 7, 2024; 4-week program – July 12, 2024.
SFU ELC will not be accepting students beyond the July-August programs.

Learn English in Vancouver

Learn English in Vancouver

Live the language. Experience the culture.

The English Language and Culture program at Simon Fraser University is located in vibrant downtown Vancouver.

Join us for a full-time immersion program to study English in a university setting and experience life in Canada.

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Full-Time Immersion

Improve your everyday English

Learn English for school, work or travel

  • Build your confidence in speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Learn practical English for everyday situations
  • Immerse yourself in Canadian culture

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Pathway to university

Advanced academic English for admission to SFU

Meet English requirements for admission to SFU

  • Be eligible for direct admission to SFU
  • Build academic and language skills in 8 weeks
  • Available to students with a minimum 6.0 IELTS score

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About the English Language and Culture Program

Simon Fraser University (SFU) is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in Canada. Since 1995, the English Language and Culture Program at SFU has helped students from around the world improve their English for university, work and travel. Guided by fully certified instructors, you will build your communication skills, experience Canadian culture and truly live the language.

Stop memorizing vocabulary lists and reading textbooks. 
Start living in English.

Custom programs

We work with partner institutions to offer fully customized programming. We provide:  

  • 1–month to 1–year programs
  • Summer and winter camps
  • A memorandum of agreement
  • Transcripts and certificates 

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