Improve your overall English language proficiency, expand your global awareness and learn effective academic English strategies with classmates from around the world!
- Delivered in a full-time, 12-week format
- 25 hours per week of classroom instruction
- Offered 3 times per year (September, January, April)
- Three levels, ranging from low intermediate to upper intermediate level of English
Initial program level is determined by a level placement test on the first day of your program.
|Program Level (12-weeks per level)||English Language Equivalency|
|Level 1||IELTS 4.5|
|Level 2||IELTS 5.0|
|Level 3||IELTS 5.5|
Some courses in GLLC’s Global English and Academic Skills are shared with other Global English programs and English for Academic Purposes, with the aim of bringing a more diverse range of perspectives into the classroom.
Dates and Fees
|Global English and Academic Skills - Intensive (25 hours per week)||12 weeks||September 11 - December 1, 2023 January 8 - March 29, 2024 April 22 - July 12, 2024||*$5,400 CAD|
Certificate in English Proficiency
Students who achieve 70% or higher in all 3 courses in Level-3 of Global English and Academic Skills will receive a Certificate in English Proficiency. This certificate can be used as proof of meeting the minimum English language requirement when applying for one of RRU’s undergraduate Year 1 programs with academic and language support.
Homestay is a preferred choice for many GLLC students. Living with a local host family offers a unique and enriching opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture, enhance your language skills, and grow personally in a safe and supportive environment. Ready to apply for homestay or want more information? Click here.
For other options, visit the RRU Off-campus Housing page.
Our advisors are here by email to answer your questions and provide you with the information you need, including:
- Program details
- Admission requirements and the application process
- Campus and student services
- How to prepare for your journey to Victoria