Visit to Barcelona Orphanage in Gugulethu

On Saturday 23 February a group of very enthusiastic students joined me on a visit to Barcelona Orphanage. EC students told the children about their countries and also interacted, played & ate with them. – Hardie

Paragliding Adventure – EC Interns Take To The Sky!

Last week, our two interns Alice and Beatrice had the chance to see Cape Town from another perspective and did a tandem paragliding flight from Lion’s Head. Here’s what they had to say about their experience: “During our stay here in Cape Town we didn’t want to miss the chance to s … Read more

Horse Riding on the Beach

On Saturday 16 February, EC students took a scenic train ride to Fish Hoek and then onto Noordhoek, where they had a 2-hour guided beach through the wetlands to Noordhoek Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in this area. The more advanced riders galloped while the others walked and enjoyed the … Read more

Congratulations, Aiman!

by Sheetal Makhan / AYC Congratulations to our student, Aiman SO Babalghoom who has just received his qualification in First Aid, Level Three. Aiman started started at EC at Beginner Level in 2011 and in ten months moved to Upper Intermediate. After a break, he’s back in Cape Town currently in … Read more

AY Blog goes live!

by Sheetal Makhan / AYC 2013 has seen the Academic Year (AY) Programme kick off with a bang! We have had a good intake of AY students this year, all from diverse backgrounds, but with the same goal. It is very important to us that students registered in this programme network and get to know each ot … Read more

Happy Birthday, Salem!

by Sheetal Makhan / AYC I popped into the Homework Room this afternoon and learned that it’s Salem’s (pictured in white next to Una) birthday today. We hope you’ve had a great day celebrating, Salem! This is Salem’s last week with us at EC Cape Town…

The Longstreet race

It is summer in Cape Town and the weather is awesome! There is no better time than now for students to take to the streets of Cape Town to mingle with the locals while practicing their English. The High Intermediate class and Pre Intermediate 3 class joined forces for this excursion and worked toget … Read more

Musical: Dirty Dancing

Join Sheetal this Wednesday 13 February for Dirty Dancing and watch this classic film on stage as a musical! When: Wednesday 13 February Cost: R150p/p * Limited tickets available Time: Meet outside EC at 19h00 To book tickets please see Claudia