SELC was founded in 1985 in the city of Sydney making us one of the longest established schools in Australia. We are proud to have welcomed over 38,000 students from over 35 countries in our long history as a quality English language college. SELC opened its doors in Vancouver in 2012.

We offer a wide range of English courses and levels, flexible entry dates and study paths to suit your individual needs. SELC organizes all kinds of activities to help you feel comfortable in our city and to provide extra opportunities for practicing your English skills.

Academic Excellence


Our new campus in Vancouver provides the same level of academic excellence as our famous Bondi and Sydney City schools.  We offer a unique combination of innovative new programs as well as our highly respected traditional language programs delivered by our experienced, qualified teachers.

Mission Statement


SELC provides high quality, personalised language learning opportunities and student services in a dynamic and supportive environment which enables our clients to achieve their individual academic goals as well as share in a unique multicultural and Canadian experience.

Fast Facts about SELC

  • 28 years of academic excellence
  • Highest level teachers and student services
  • Unique and practical language programs
  • Amazing nationality mix
  • 38 000 students from over 30 countries
  • Top level facilities in beautiful locations

Well equipped classrooms


Our two-level campus features ten classrooms, computer room with free Wi-Fi, and a welcoming student room where you can cozy up by the fireplace. Our waterfront location gives you a breathtaking view of the Vancouver Harbor and mountains.
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