Academic Calendar

Here are all the dates that you need to know to register and study English lessons at inlingua Vancouver, in Canada. Students can start their English course any Monday.

Our main intakes are once every four weeks. On the School Calendar you will find the major intake days, the holidays and vacation time at the end of the year.

School Calendar 2018-2019

  • For General English courses, by starting on a major intake day, students will cover one level in 4 weeks, and study all the 15 units on the inlingua book.
  • However, every Monday we receive new students and place them in our ongoing classes. They will finish their first level in 1, 2 or 3 weeks instead of the regular 4 weeks, and study a proportional number of units on their books.
  • IELTS and TOEFL iBT test preparation courses start every 4 weeks.
  • Cambridge FCE and Cambridge CAE start on specific dates of the year. Please open the program description to see the specific dates.
  • Business English course starts every 4 weeks.
  • UPC University Preparation course starts every 12 weeks, however students can join every 4 weeks. Some conditions apply.

Next major Intake dates 2018, 2019

  December 11, 2017 January 15, 2018 February 13, 2018
March 12, 2018 April 9, 2018 May 7, 2018 June 4, 2018
July 3, 2018 July 30, 2018 August 27, 2018 September 24, 2018
October 22, 2018 November 19, 2018 December 17, 2018 January 21, 2019
February 18, 2019 March 18, 2019 April 15, 2019 May 13, 2019
June 10, 2019 July 8, 2019 August 6, 2019 September 3, 2019
September 30, 2019 October 28, 2019 November 25, 2019 December 23, 2019
* For 2018 and 2019 all sessions are 4 weeks long, from January to November.
* The last session in 2017 will start on December 11, 2017 and finish on January 12, 2018.
* The last session in 2018 will start on December 17, 2018 and finish on January 18, 2019.
* The last session in 2019 will start on December 23, 2019 and finish on January 24, 2020.

Official School Holidays

Description 2018 2019
New Year's Days
New Year's Days are statutory holidays in all Canadian provinces and territories.
January 1 January 1
Family day
This is a holiday introduced by the province of British Columbia in 2013 to give people time to spend with their families.
February 12 February 11
Good Friday
On Good Friday, Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and it is a statutory holiday in many parts of Canada.
March 30 April 19
Victoria Day
Victoria Day is celebrated in honor of the birthdays of both Queen Victoria and the current monarch of Canada.
May 21 May 20
Canada Day
Canada Day is a federal holiday on July 1 to mark the anniversary of the date that Canada became a self-governing country.
July 1
July 2
July 1
British Columbia Day
British Columbia Day is a statutory holiday and gives Canadians in the province the chance to celebrate their achievements or relax with friends and family members.
August 6 August 5
Labour Day
Labour Day in Canada is a holiday to campaign for workers' rights. It celebrates the achievements of these rights.
September 3 September 2
Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving Day in Canada is a holiday to give thanks for the blessings in one's life, particularly the harvest.
October 8 October 14
Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day commemorates the sacrifices that Canadians made in armed conflicts, including World Wars I and II.
November 11
November 12
November 11
School vacation December 22 - Jan 1 December 25 - Jan 1


You should register in advance if you want to guarantee your placement at the school and for accommodation. At least 2 weeks is recommended.

For immigration purposes, if you need to apply for a Visitor's Visa or Study Permit before coming to Canada, you should prepare and register at least 1 month in advance, so you have time to receive our invoices, process your payment, receive our Letter of Acceptance and send all the documents to obtain your visa. For some countries, it is recommended to do your registration 3 months in advance as the Canadian embassy can take a long time to process your visitor’s visa or study permit.

If you are already in Vancouver and want to register, please contact one of our agents in the city or visit us directly to find out if there is availability for your course. Sometimes, students can register even the same day our courses start.