Open for Application: Vancouver Island University (VIU), Canada – Summer English Language and Culture Program (ELCP) 3 to 27 July 2018

Place: Vancouver Island, Canada

Program Dates: 3 to 27 July 2018 - Total 4 weeks


Eligibility: Application will be open for all CityU students. Students must have basic English skills. The final selection of candidates will be made according to the principle of best candidates' selection.

Application Period: The Second Call for Application is now open till 23 Feb 2018.

*The First Call for Application is now over. GEO has sent the confirmation email to those who have been successfully accepted. The application fee payment method and deadline will be informed by email afterwards.


Program Outline: English Classes + Canadian Culture + Extracurricular Activities + Optional Excursion – Please refer to VIU ELCP Introduction

Accommodation: Homestay accommodation will be provided. Students will have opportunities to learn about Canadian family life and customs. Students are able to practice their English and receive help in a variety of areas that can be confusing to newcomers. Host families involve our program participants in their everyday activities and include them as members of their families. The students will have a comfortable room and be provided with breakfast, lunch and dinner. Most students will have to commute by public transport to VIU (all homes are within 1-hour commute time to the university), therefore students will be required to purchase a bus pass. Students will be placed one or two per home depending upon host family availability at the time of confirmation of student numbers (required 8 weeks before program start).



Method 1: Apply Online(Please Click)(Recommended) 

Method 2: Download application form (Please Click) from GEO website and send the completed form to GEO email: (Please indicate the Program Name + Student Name + Student Number).


GEO will send a confirmation notice by email or by call to those who have successfully applied after application deadline. The payment method and the submission of related documents will be informed by email afterwards.


Program Fees:




Program Fee*


Including tuition, accommodation, meals, activity program and etc.





Estimated. Need to be applied by students.


(from HK)


Air ticket shall be purchased by students themselves (Chaperone's flight information will be provided when available)



Estimated. Macau-HK Airport roundtrip.



Application Fee shall be paid upon notice of admission. No refunds or exchanges to another applicant will be accepted.

*Fees to be paid: About MOP19,246; Total Expenses: About MOP30,406

Certificates and Awards:

1. A certificate of completion and program transcript will be issued;

2. When the number of applicants reach 10 or above, the best three students with the highest overall performance will be awarded with 3000HKD, 2000HKD and 1000HKD respectively.

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