ILAC Acquires CTC and Sterling College in British Columbia
February 4, 2020
International Language Academy of Canada (“ILAC”) is excited to announce its acquisition of Canadian Tourism College (CTC) and Sterling College in British Columbia.
As part of the newly created ILAC higher education division, ILAC will be expanding its program offerings to include programs in tourism, hospitality, business and nursing. The merger of ILAC’s existing post-secondary operations with CTC and Sterling College will increase ILAC’s ability to deliver program excellence while continuing to foster diversity on its campuses in Toronto and Vancouver.
“We are excited to partner with the highly talented team at Canadian Tourism College and Sterling College,” said Jonathan Kolber, CEO of ILAC. “ILAC continues to focus on providing best-in-class English language learning and we believe this partnership complements our existing pathway partnerships, offering a wider selection of services to our students.”
“I am delighted to join the governance and management team at ILAC to help realize its growth potential,” said Feroz Ali, who will be assuming the role of President & Chief Development Officer of the ILAC higher education division. “This is an incredible opportunity to be part of the changing landscape in international education in Canada.”
ILAC is one of the best-known English language schools in the world. For over 23 years, ILAC has offered international students a full learning experience that focuses on specialized English language programs, exceptional customer service and exciting social events. Its nine newly renovated campuses in Toronto and Vancouver feature modern interior design and a vibrant learning environment. ILAC has established itself as a leading partner of post-secondary institutions across Canada, with pathways into more than 85 universities and colleges.
Every year, ILAC welcomes thousands of students from over 100 countries, creating a dynamic and diverse student population at the school. For more information on ILAC, visit www.ilac.com.
About CTC and Sterling College
Located in Vancouver and Surrey, B.C., Canadian Tourism College (CTC) offers travel and tourism, hospitality and flight attendant programs.
Sterling College has campuses in Vancouver and Surrey, B.C. and Lethbridge, Alberta. Programs include post-graduate certificates in nursing and business.