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Programs & Courses
  • Meet new friends from around the world.

  • Get engaged with after class activities and community events.

  • Take classes in reading, writing, grammar and communications, alongside seminars that put your English to use.

  • Great teachers make learning English a breeze.

  • Placement tests put you in the classes you need according to your abilities in each subject.

Program At-A-Glance

Length of Study: 
Depending on English skill level at entry, this is a 1 to 6 semester

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International Scholarships and Bursaries

In the News

Xu Jiaming has been accepted into the Engineering program at Simon Fraser University and at University of British Columbia in their Bachelor of Applied of Science program after getting a strong start at Selkirk College.

Chinese International student Xu Jiaming first came to Selkirk College to study English when he was just 18-years-old. Not only did learning improve his communication skills, he continued his education with a second year at the local institution in the field of Engineering. This fall, the young man will go on to study at the University of British Columbia, crediting his strong start at Selkirk College.

What Students Say

Testimonial from International Student Kathrin
I made many great friends from around the world.
- Katherin, English Language Program Graduate. Location Switzerland.
Taiwanese Student in Resort and Hotel program
I feel lucky and blessed that I chose Selkirk College as my life's turning point.  It has become the best choice in my life so far.
- Chen-Min Yeh (Taiwan) ELP and Resort and Hotel Management Graduate.
Elaine, is an International Student from Selkirk
I have a warm home in Castlegar.  I have learned how to cook an apple pie from my host mom.  I am so happy that I can live with them and I will keep good memories forever.
- Elaine (China) English Language Program Graduate.