• Calgary has the perfect combination of urban living and natural beauty.

About Calgary

Calgary is the perfect place to explore Canadian culture while learning English! 

A visit to Calgary is a dynamic experience because of the rich variety of entertainment venues and proximity to the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains. The rapid growth of the city means opportunity and diversity are around every corner. Studying at GEOS Calgary is not only an adventure in learning but also an adventure in life. 

Within walking distance are Stephen Ave, the Bow River, and other points of interest.  In the city, check out annual events including the Calgary Stampede or relax at a myriad of caf├ęs, bars, and restaurants. If this is not enough, get lost in the boundless beauty surrounding Calgary.

A short transit trip will take students to the trendy districts of Mission and Kensington, both great for shopping and dining.  Connected to the Mission District is the famous 17th Ave, a hot spot for Calgary night life and a great alternative to the downtown bar and club scene.

Calgary is home to several major league sports team including the Flames (hockey), Stampeders (football) and Mustangs (soccer).

World-renowned Banff and Lake Louise are both less than two hours away. Skiers & snowboarders will love these destinations for the world-class conditions and state-of-the-art facilities. Summer-time adventures include white water rafting, mountain climbing, trips to see the aurora borealis, horseback riding, and many iconic Wild West events.

At 1.3 million people, Calgary is the fourth largest city in Canada.  With a booming economy, Calgary has grown faster than any other major city in the country in the previous 10 years. Calgary has had the highest average annual and second highest total GDP growth rate over this same period. 

Calgary is the perfect place to explore Canadian culture while learning English!