CIBT Education Group Inc. is one of the largest education and student housing investment companies in Canada focused on the global education market since 1994. Listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and U.S OTCQX International, CIBT owns business and language colleges, student housing properties, recruitment centers, and corporate offices at 45 locations in Canada and abroad. Total annual enrolment for the group exceeds 15,000 students.

Its education providers include Sprott Shaw College (established in 1903), Sprott Shaw Language College, Sprott Shaw College International, Urban International School (Toronto), Vancouver International College and CIBT School of Business. Through these schools, CIBT offers business and management programs in healthcare, hotel management, language training, Ontario high school diploma and over 150 career, language and vocational programs.


Sprott Shaw College

A long time ago SSC’s founders Robert James Sprott and William Henry Shaw had a vision. They wanted to create a college offering the right programs to meet the needs of the current economy and broader community; programs that provided students with relevant skills and meaningful jobs in high growth industries. Over 100 years later that’s still exactly what Sprott Shaw provides.

Sprott Shaw offers a different option beyond what is currently expected of the private and public sectors within the educational system. We offer accredited, relevant, respected education, and training delivered in a modern way. Also, our history sets us apart from other private institutions.

SSLC is proud to be able to our ESL students the programs of SSC and has a pathway program to many Career programs offered at our sister school.

VIC Career Campus


VIC-CC offers a range of career programs that are specifically designed for international students. With the combination of in-house curricula and original textbooks, the programs train students in the fields of English language teacher training, global business, customer service industry, or interpreting and translation (Korean), for a competitive edge in the increasingly globalized business environment. Work and study programs are also available for those who wish to add work experience in Canada to their resumes.

Sprott Shaw Language College

At Sprott Shaw Language College (“SSLC”), the core competence is teaching English through different methodologies or programs to international students; they have done so for over 20 years and to over 150, 000 international students. With locations in Vancouver, Surrey, Victoria, and Toronto, students have the option to experience and study in different areas in Canada.

Preparing Students For Success In A Changing World

Global Education City

GEC provides housing to students in Vancouver ( at this moment our housing projects only extends students in the Metro Vancouver area)

All GEC residences are fully furnished. Our rates include all the water and electricity costs, Wi-Fi, and weekly housekeeping service. Students only need to supply their food and toiletries.

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