Large private college in Vancouver Downtown with its unique and renovated classrooms, with a capacity of 400 students in total. Classrooms are located on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floor, with offices on the 4th floor and a large rooftop garden on the 5th floor.
Pathway to Colleges & Universities
Canadian College of English Language students can transfer to several internationally recognized colleges and universities through the EAP pathway. Including: Canadian College, Emily Carr, Capilano University, Thompson Rivers University...
The campus has a Cisco wireless network with fiber-optic high speed internet. Also there is a tech support office which provides software, hardware and network support for free to all CCEL students. Rental laptops are also available to students who don't own a laptop.
Many students choose to live in our student residence/apartments on Robson street during their studies because it's a 5 minute walk to the Canadian College of English Language and it is a great place to meet other students from around the world.
Students staying in the residence have an included meal plan on the CCEL campus at eh! Restaurant. This includes breakfast and a hot or cold lunch from Monday to Friday. (Residence students must pre-pay 3+ months to receive free lunches.)
The Canadian College of English Language has 15 full time support staff + 25-30 teachers (some of the languages covered: Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Arabic, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, German, Turkish, etc)
The full time activities coordinator has spent many years organizing activities for international audiences. Each week there is a tourism, sport, and educational activity. Also there is a free activity, one that is under $10, and some that cost more money.
Smrt is a fully digital, web-based curriculum created solely by our instructors for our students, it is a powerful learning tool and communication medium, drawing from such resources as YouTube, TED, Wikipedia, Blogs, and Google Apps.
CCEL is located in the heart of Vancouver on trendy Alberni street. Nearby Coffee/Light Snack Shops; Convenience Stores; Indoor Gym/Sports Facilities; Restaurants; Drug Store; Gift Shops; Park; Beaches; Student Residence; Excellent Hotels etc.
The Canadian College staff are continuously coming up with new ideas on how to make the classroom more environmentally friendly. CCEL has gone completely paperless by creating "smrt" a fully digital, web-based curriculum.