Out in Africa Film Festival

The Out In Africa South African Gay & Lesbian Film Festival showcases the latest films & documentaries from around the world. For more info on this festival visit http://www.oia.co.za

Cape Town Carnival ~ 24 March

The theme of the 2012 Carnival is Cape to Cairo and it takes you us on a journey through Africa and its people, sights and sounds; a visual and sound explosion of themed floats, each accompanied by 150 performers and dramatic lead dancers. The Carnival will be lead by African Queens and end with a … Read more

Writing Competition Winners

Last week students were asked to write an essay on any Public Holiday in their country. The best essay from the lower & higher levels were chosen and given a ticket to Robben Island! Here are our winners: Student: Neusa De’bora Sachiepo Level: Elementary Holiday: Angola’s War for Independence Day Student: Olga Briasco Level: Upper … Read more

Public Holiday- Human Rights Day- 21 March

Human Rights Day is of critical importance in the lives of all South African citizens. In 1960, on this historic day almost 69 people were killed in a police firing at Sharpeville. It was the period of the Apartheid where ethnic origins had raised their voices in opposition to the pass laws made by the … Read more

Meet our Intern!

“Hello, my name is Jessica and I am a student of Business Administrations from Germany. I have been staying in Cape Town for the last six weeks to improve my English skills and to get to know this lovely city. Located in the City Centre of Cape Town EC Language School is the perfect venue … Read more

St Patrick’s Day Competition

Do you have the luck of the Irish? Correctly guess how many gold coins are in our ’pot of gold’ at the graduation ceremony on Friday at 12h30 and win a prize! St Patricks Day celebrations in Cape Town: The Dubliner Quintessentially Irish, be sure to expect a huge celebration at The Dubliner bar in … Read more

EC Success Stories

Take look at some past EC Cape Town students who have decided to stay in South Africa to continue their studies or to work and see what they are doing now: Name: Aymen Mansour From: Libya Studied at EC for: 7 months Currently at the School of Dentistry at University of the Western Cape Name: … Read more

Cape Point Tour – 10 March

On Saturday 10 March, students joined our marvelous full day Cape Point tour! Along the way to the Cape Point Nature Reserve students also stopped at Rhodes Memorial, UCT- the oldest university in the Southern Hemisphere, False Bay, Kalk Bay, Simons Town (to see the penguins at Boulders Beach) and, of course, the most scenic … Read more