St Giles Vancouver

School Overview

Our centrally located school is in a popular area of the business district of downtown Vancouver, within easy walking distance of the main shopping and entertainment areas, and minutes from the spectacular harbour. Our recently refurbished English school occupies one floor of a modern office building and has a professional and spacious feel.

With a population of just over 600,000, Vancouver achieves a balance of offering all the attractions of modern urban living, while being small enough to provide a safe and welcoming atmosphere. Our friendly, modern school is ideal for students looking for high levels of personal attention and support. St Giles offers a wide range of courses to suit all needs, levels and ages at 7 year-round schools in the UK, USA and Canada. During our 60th anniversary year, St Giles was awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category in recognition of our growth and success. 

St Giles International

Established in 1955, St Giles International has over 60 years’ experience teaching English to students to from all over the world and has an outstanding reputation for excellence. A family-run business, St Giles is committed to providing high quality teaching to every student as well as offering a great experience whilst studying abroad. Approximately 14,000 students from over 100 countries choose St Giles for their English language training each year.

Top Five Student Nationalities

  • Brazil
  • Switzerland
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Colombia


"My teachers here at St Giles are all great. I didn’t know anybody when I arrived, but now I have made some great friends from Japan. This experience has opened my mind. I’m really enjoying Vancouver and my time at St Giles." - Felder, Switzerland.

"St Giles is the best school in Vancouver. I love my teachers because they are very friendly and they help me with everything that I need." - Pilar, Colombia.

School Message

To provide high quality courses for international students and trainee teachers in a positive and inclusive learner-centred environment, focusing on the students’ real and practical aspirations.

To offer a range of student support services to enable our students to enjoy their courses to the full.

About Vancouver

Vancouver is the largest city on the West Coast of Canada. It’s a beautiful, vibrant city with a relaxed and safe atmosphere. Our school is conveniently located in the business district in the centre of the city, with the spectacular city harbour and beautiful Stanley Park both nearby.

The school is within walking distance of the main shopping and entertainment areas and only thirty minutes from the airport. Alongside the attractions of the city itself, there’s lots more to see and do in the rest of British Columbia and Canada, from the beautiful coastline to the mountains.

Our Location

1130 W Pender St #400, Vancouver, BC V6E 4A4, Canada.

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Courses Overview

The following English courses are available in Vancouver:

  • General English Group
  • Beginners English
  • International Semester Courses
  • IELTS Preparation
  • TOEFL Preparation
  • Platinum English Group
  • Business English
  • TOEIC Preparation
  • University Pathway Programme
  • Cambridge English Preparation
  • General English Premium
  • English for University Studies



This popular accommodation option is the ideal choice if you want to practise your English outside the classroom and learn about Canadian culture and lifestyle. We can also arrange transfers to your homestay from the airport. Staying with a private host in Vancouver offers:

  • Lowest price accommodation option
  • Carefully selected and monitored hosts
  • Half Board (Breakfast and Dinner everyday)
  • Choice of single or shared rooms
  • All bed linen and towels provided
  • All homestays are located approximately 30-60 minutes from the school by public transport
  • Superior homestays available, with option for private bathroom

Student Residences

St Giles Vancouver can also offer a choice of student residences. The residences are ideal for those who are staying a month or longer and want a more independent accommodation option.

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