Global Village Vancouver

School Overview

Global Village Vancouver specialises in General English and internationally-recognised test preparation and assessments: Cambridge ESOL & IELTS. As soon as you enter the campus you are embraced by a dynamic community of bright progressive students and professionals from around the world keen on developing their language skills for their careers, further education or personal fulfillment. The school is comprehensive and vibrant. The classes are small and personable. Instructors exceed minimum standards, most having advanced degrees/diplomas in teaching, examiner certification.

The school has two beautiful and newly refurbished campuses conveniently located in downtown Vancouver in Yaletown off Robson street. Classes and levels are mixed through both campuses, and students easily move back and forth between the buildings during the day.

What makes GV Vancouver unique?

  • Established and Progressive with over 25 years of experience
  • Strives to exceed Industry standards
  • Instructors exceed minimum standards, most having advanced degrees/diplomas in teaching, examiner certification
  • Winner of 10 Best English Schools in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 (Ryugaku Journal)
  • Two newly renovated campuses in attractive down-town location
  • Located next to one of the world's finest municipal libraries
  • Media-scape furnishings designed to optimize group work, collaboration, and social interaction

Top Five Student Nationalities

  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Switzerland
  • Brazil
  • Saudi Arabia


"Global Village Vancouver was beyond my expectations! I love the energetic feel of the campus, diverse nationalities, fabulous experienced teachers, so many activities to choose. I really improved my English and made so many international friends!" - Luisa Garcia, Colombia, General English.

"Studying at GV Vancouver has been one of the best experiences in my life, not only because I had the chance to meet wonderful people from many countries, but also because I discovered a whole new world of words, vocabulary and many terms that have helped me to improve my skills and perform better at my job. This journey has helped me to have better chances for my professional career in the future." - Daniela Trujillo, Colombia, General English.

School Message

One of Canada’s largest and most reputable private English schools. As soon as you enter the campus you are immediately embraced by a dynamic community of bright, progressive people from around the world. The cosmopolitan Vancouver setting offers magnificent sea-to-sky vistas of the Pacific Ocean, towering snow-capped mountains and verdant forests.

About Vancouver

Vancouver has become the third largest city in Canada with a population of over two million. The gateway to the Pacific Rim, Vancouver is known as one of the world’s most beautiful cities. It is famous for its safe and friendly atmosphere as well as its spectacular mountain and ocean scenery.

An unforgettably stunning city and host to the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver is big enough to offer world-class events, but still provides safe and friendly hospitality. It is truly an international city whose people share a love of spectacular sea-to-sky mountains, ocean views, outdoor recreational activities and international dining.

Our Location

888 Cambie Street Vancouver, BC V6B 2P6 Canada.

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Courses Overview

We offer general English from beginner to high advanced levels, IELTS preparation courses, and English for Academic Purposes courses. We also offer private lessons, English for business, and English + programmes: Hockey, Music, Climbing, Nature & Wildlife Conservation.


Do you want to stay with an English speaking family? GV's in-house accommodation departments ensure timely, effective service. GV Homestay provides a safe, friendly and secure environment for students, while giving them the opportunity to experience and enjoy the local culture. GV Accommodation also provides non-homestay services such as student residences, apartments, hostels and a variety of condominiums.

All requests are handled on a case-by-case basis and are designed to meet each individual students' needs. We also have in-school Accommodations staff and a 24-hour emergency telephone line for students’ convenience and security.

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