International Education, International Students

Pick your program: Language Schools

The ability to connect and communicate in multiple languages can invite new and exciting opportunities into your life. Manitoba institutions offer a number of first-rate language programs and supports.

English as an Additional Language (EAL) and French as an Additional Language (FAL) courses are available to help you improve your language skills for work, study or personal interest. Below you will find lists that describe what type of language programs and supports each institution offers.

As an international student, you should be aware that you can only attend language schools and programs designated by Manitoba. This ensures compliance with study permit conditions and protects you under the International Education Act.

For more information on the International Education Act, visit our International Education Act page.

The following language schools and programs have been designated by Manitoba to accept international students.

Visit Canada’s Immigration and Citizenship webpage for a complete list of Manitoba’s Designated Learning Institutionsexternal website.


Programs: A formal EAL or FAL program is offered
Supports: Informal supports are available

Public School Divisions (ages 5-18)

Evergreen School Division
English as an Additional Language
  • Support
French as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the Evergreen School Division page external website

Lord Selkirk School Division
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support
French as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the Lord Selkirk School Division page external website

Louis Riel School Division
Summer Language Program
  • English
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support
French as an Additional Language
  • Support

For more information, visit the Louis Riel School Division page

Mountain View School Division
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support
French as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the Mountain View School Division page external website

Pembina Trails School Division
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support
French as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the Pembina Trails School Division page external website

River East Transcona School Division
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the River East Transcona School Division page external website

St. James-Assiniboia School Division
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support
French as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the St. James-Assiniboia School Division page external website

Western School Division
English as an Additional Language
  • Support

For more information, visit the Western School Division page external website

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Funded Independent Schools (ages 5-18)

Balmoral Hall School
Summer Language Program
  • English
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the Balmoral Hall School page external website

Gray Academy of Jewish Education
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the Gray Academy of Jewish Education page external website

Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute page external website

Mennonite Collegiate Institutes
English as an Additional Language
  • Support

For more information, visit the Mennonite Collegiate Institutes page external website

St. John's-Ravenscourt School
English as an Additional Language
  • Support

For more information, visit the St. John's-Ravenscourt School pageexternal website

University of Winnipeg Collegiate
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
French as an Additional Language
  • Program

For more information, visit the University of Winnipeg Collegiate page external website

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Universities (17+)

Brandon University
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the Brandon University page external website

Providence University College
English as an Additional Language
  • Program

For more information, visit the Providence University College page external website

Université de Saint-Boniface
Summer Language Program
  • French
French as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the Université de Saint-Boniface pageexternal website

University of Manitoba
Summer Language Program
  • English
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the University of Manitoba pageexternal website

University of Winnipeg
Summer Language Program
  • English
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the University of Winnipeg pageexternal website

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Colleges (17+)

Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology
Summer Language Program
  • English
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology pageexternal website

Red River College
Summer Language Program
  • English
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the Red River College pageexternal website

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Faith Based Schools (17+)

Living Word Bible College and Christian High School
Summer Language Program
  • English
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the Living Word Bible College and Christian High School pageexternal website

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Private Language Schools (16+)

Heartland International English School
Summer Language Program
  • English
English as an Additional Language
  • Program
  • Support

For more information, visit the Heartland International English School pageexternal website

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