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Oxford International Halifax


Halifax is the largest city on Canada’s Atlantic coast. With a high concentration of colleges and universities, it’s a bustling urban area with many exciting festivals, cultural attractions, and a vibrant nightlife. Just a short ride from the city center you can surf, snowboard, kayak, camp in the wilderness, swim our beaches and hike some of the most stunning coastline in all of North America.

Key Facts


No minimum nights stay required


5+1 minimum group size


10+ years


  • Visit the Natural History Museum, downtown Halifax and some of Canada’s most impressive coastlines
  • Experience one of Canada’s most historic cities

About the programme

15 or 30 hours of General English per week
Average class size: 13-14
English levels: Elementary – Proficiency (programme can be adjusted to lower English levels).

Oxford International Junior Programmes understands that occasionally slightly young/older siblings or friends may wish to come in a group. Oxford International Junior Programmes reserves the right to accept students who are slightly younger or older than the advertised minimum/maximum age. These exceptional requestions must be approved by our admissions team in advance. Appropriate welfare and safety provisions will apply.

Oxford International Halifax


  • Lessons only: Start on any day
  • Lessons and Activities: Start on any day
  • Full Programme: Arrive on any day
  • Location: Oxford International Halifax, 1256 Barrington St, Halifax, NS B3J 1Y6


Homestay accommodation: Qualified and welcoming families provide students with twin or triple rooms, a place to study and the experience of living with a North American family.

Oxford International Halifax

Oxford International Halifax

Citadel National Historic Site

5425 Sackville St, Halifax

Merchant Logo Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

1675 Lower Water St

Halifax Shopping Centre

7001 Mumford Rd, Halifax

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Icon Merchant Logo Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
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Sample Programme

Morning Afternoon Morning Afternoon Evening
Day 1 Arrivals Arrivals Arrivals
Day 2 Placement Test and Induction Downtown Halifax Walking Tour Relax at accommodation
Day 3 Lessons Discovery Centre Relax at accommodation
Day 4 Lessons Media Project Intro and HMCS Sakville Relax at accommodation
Day 5 Lessons Citadel Hill Relax at accommodation
Day 6 Lessons Halifax Public Library and Public Gardens Relax at accommodation
Day 7 Peggy's Cove, Queensland Beach and Acadian Maple Peggy's Cove, Queensland Beach and Acadian Maple Relax at accommodation
Day 8 Departures Departures Departures