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Rafael, from Brazil

"I went to the Rocky Mountains, I really enjoyed it there, I met a lot of friends in Vancouver English Centre (VEC). It think it's good for me."

Esmeralda, from Mexico

"...it's cool because in the classroom, there's not another Mexican, so I have to speak English"


English for Families thumbnail, mother and daughter smiling

Improve your English language skills as a family. Children’s English-language program alongside adult learning courses.

Ski/Snowboard + English thumbnail, snowboarding catching air mid trick

This program helps intermediate-level speakers passionate about skiing and snowboarding improve their English.


Vancouver English Centre

Our primary goal is to provide English programs and services that fulfill the needs of students of various abilities and diverse backgrounds. VEC offers flexible schedules to meet everyone’s needs. Students can improve their Grammar and Communication skills, pronunciation, or specialize in business programs. Students can also prepare for the IELTS, TOEFL, and TOEIC tests quickly with one of our well-structured test preparation courses. With 14 levels of carefully designed curriculum of English language skills, we ensure that all students learn efficiently and at their own pace. All of our teachers have recognized English language teaching credentials and are certified by Languages Canada. VEC is located in the trendy Yaletown district of downtown Vancouver. Large, modern, and well-equipped, our campus includes fifty classrooms, computer and media labs, a large dining hall, and recreation lounges. VEC has formal articulation agreements with over forty Canadian and International universities and colleges. Our students can enjoy our social, sports, and sightseeing activities after school, every day. They can also experience the Vancouver lifestyle in a homestay with a Canadian host family! Since 1993, VEC has welcomed over sixty thousand students to practice the highest standard of English language learning possible. At VEC, we’re proud to offer English for Everyone.
Vancouver English Centre
Vancouver English CentreSaturday, August 27th, 2016 at 12:54pm
Students, Staff and Service Providers,

VEC is closed and we do not expect to reopen.

We apologize for any problems that this might cause. Unfortunately, this was the only possible course of action.

We thank you for your support and patronage over the last 23 years.


The Management
Vancouver English Centre
Vancouver English CentreSaturday, August 6th, 2016 at 5:09pm
Vancouver English Centre
Vancouver English CentreWednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 3:19am
This week we're offering awesome free tours:

August 3rd, Wednesday, to UBC.
August 4th, Thursday, to Alexander Academy Open House.
August 5th, Friday, to SFU.

All tours start at 10:00 AM.

Come to room #1 or Activities desk to know more.