OC / Okanagan College
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Kelowna Canada
Program A/B
2020 Spring (2nd Cycle)

General Information

Host Institution

Okanagan College is located in the heart of British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. We offer a wide range of practical, hands-on programs and courses that will prepare students for future employment or education. Our students benefit from an average class size of 25, where they can get to know other classmates and their professors and really have the opportunity to engage in their coursework. Okanagan College is home to some of the greenest and most environmentally sustainable buildings in North America. Our location has everything to offer: skiing in the mountains, kayaking on the lake or biking through the woods - come learn with us at Okanagan College and find out what else we have to offer!

Mailing Address
V1Y 4X8
1000 KLO Road , Kelowna , BC



Study Abroad Year
Spring Semester
Nomination Deadline
2nd cycle: 19/Sep/2019

*Application reception will begin on the 2nd cycle

Contact information


Accept Program A 5students / Semester
Accept Program B

0students / Semester

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒

Update date 05/Aug/2019 00:48:27
Outline ID 326

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content EL Certificate
High Beginner levels
20 hours/week of class instruction
Programs begin in January, May, July and September

EAP Certificate
Intermediate to advanced levels (Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening)
Average of 20 hours/week of class instruction
Programs begin in January, May, July, and September
In addition to their EAP courses, students at EAP level 3 may take one academic course and at EAP level 4 up to two academic courses provided students meet course prerequisites. If a student has mixed levels, the dominant level will determine the student's level. The addition of academic courses must be approved by the academic course instructor and appropriate academic Dean.
Successful program completion meets the English requirement for all academic programs at Okanagan College and the English Language Admission (ELA) requirement for UBC Okanagan
Teaching Language English
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 11/May/2020 To: 26/Jun/2020
2nd Semester
From: 06/Jul/2020 To: 14/Aug/2020
*Students can choose either 1 semester study or 2 semesters study

Please confirm with OC about the program starting and ending dates before your students book tickets for Spring 2020

Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English

Age Requirement Applicants must be: at least 18 years of age OR turn 18 during their first semester at Okanagan College OR have completed the equivalent of British Columbia grade 12. Applicants who are 17 years of age may be admitted to the Spring and Summer sessions of the English for Academic Purposes program and to any of the Intensive English Communication program sessions.

Academic Field
Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
Scholarship information
Housing Type
  • Dormitory
  • Home stay
  • Off Campus accommodation

Housing charge
Home stay
Off Campus accommodation
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 800 - 900 per month
Medical Insurance Required (For student)
Visa Process Please see this page for more details:

Please inform prospective dates of acceptance if the dates would be later than UMAP's Timeline for onlire placement period. It helps students to choose their preferences.

Link to the Course List available for international students / Other related links

Regular Academic Calendar (indicate the period)

First Semester
From:11/May/2020To:26/Jun/2020(2 months)
Second Semester
From:06/Jul/2020To:14/Aug/2020(2 months)
Third Semester
Fourth Semester
Website of academic year

Semester Load in Credits/Units

1UCTS = 1Credit/1.5ECTS/3CATS *What's UCTS?


General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation
Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

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