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General Purpose English Program (4 or 5 Weeks)

Our General Purpose English Program provides an English language learning opportunity and cultural experience that will leave you with a new appreciation for the English language while you make new friends and enjoy all that Winnipeg has to offer.

Program highlights

Pre-arrival placement test to determine class level.
Small, friendly classes that are interesting, practical, and fun.
Skilled and supportive instructors that are trained in second language instruction.
Access to University of Winnipeg facilities.
Opportunities to experience the culture and lifestyle though socio-cultural activities.
Upon completion student receives a Certificate and transcript.

Program Information


  • We ensure that every student is placed in a class that reflects their level of ability and competence in the English language, which is determined for each student based on a pre-arrival placement test.
  • Morning sessions focus on developing skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Practical afternoon workshops focus on speaking and listening to improve conversation skills.

 Socio-Cultural Activities

  • Students benefit from their participation in scheduled social activities that begin when classroom learning ends.
  • During socio-cultural activities, students have the opportunity to practice English skills as they participate in informal English conversation. Students will also experience interesting local history and culture, local festivals, the arts, sports and much more!

Program Dates


May 22 - June 21, 2024

Cost: $2500

Length: 5 weeks


July 3 - 30, 2024

Cost: $2300

Length: 4 weeks


August 1 - 26, 2024

Cost: $2300

Length: 4 weeks


January 6 - 31, 2025

Cost: $2500

Length: 4 weeks

NOTE: The application deadline is two weeks before the start date.

Additional Information

Application fees and a tuition deposit ( if applicable ) are due with the program application form. More information can be found during the application.

Accommodation information can be found here.