Sterling College opened in 2001 and has been providing quality English language programs ever since. We believe students learn best when they are in a strong community and familial atmosphere. Our goal is for our students to be inspired through language learning, engaged with each other and in the community, and transformed through their experience at Sterling College.
We offer a variety of programs to meet the needs of all potential students.
Power English is a specialized Sterling College general English program focused on improving fluency in an easy-to-understand manner.
Academic English is an intensive English program which expertly prepares you to attend an English-speaking school or to take a standardized English test such as IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge (FCE, CAE, etc.)
Do you want to move beyond English education, and into a field of your choice? Through Academic English and the support of Sterling College staff, we can help you reach your goals through our Pathway Partner programs. With a wide variety of options available, select the program and courses that suits you best.
Fun for students of all ages, our summer English and Activity programs supports language learning with the chance to use English while participating in exciting activities with students from around the world! It is always easier to learn English while you are having fun!
In the Global Citizen Certificate program you will practice using your English to improve the world around you. This will develop transferable work skills, and establish your confidence using English to communicate important ideas. You’ll learn about the culture of volunteering, and how it improves your ability to get a job. This course is focused on project-based active English. You will use English in a community fundraising project by making presentations, volunteering in the local community, writing a blog, and most importantly- meeting and volunteering with local Canadians.
This program gives students a chance to work on English skills while pursuing a focus on nutrition and health, in Victoria, BC, one of the “healthiest” cities in the world. Students will increase their own physical and spiritual health and will acquire the skills needed to pursue further education in Nutrition and Health. Graduates will have greatly expanded their English knowledge of food, diet, health, and exercise.
Living and studying in Canada is a unique experience in life. Do you want to attend a high school in one of the most beautiful destinations in the world? Sterling College has partnered with the Victoria, Saanich, and Sooke School Districts to offer a rich high school experience for international students. Our Teen Support Program ensures successful integration into the Canadian high school system.