Halloween Fun!

EC Montreal celebrated Halloween today!  Students were trick ‘r treating in the office and we had a wonderful party and costume competition at the lunch break! So many students dressed up!  We were delighted to see how enthusiastic they all were to celebrate Halloween!  Their costumes were so creative! We gave out prizes to the … Read more

Scary Movie

EC Montreal’s free activity this week was a day at the movies!  As it is Halloween week, it was very fitting to show a terrifying film to our students! We set up the student lounged into a movie theatre setting, with rows and rows of seats.  We popped some popcorn, dimmed the lights, lit some candles … Read more

IELTS Exam in Montreal

The IELTS exam has become a very important exam in Canada as well as in the other countries of the Commonwealth.  Here in Canada, many immigrants and international students must take this test in order to settle down permanently or to register for an anglophone university. Last Saturday one of our EC Montreal employees, Katrin, was … Read more

Licia Goncalves: “It was super cool…”.

Licia Goncalves is a mature student from Brazil.  She only attended EC Montreal for a 3-week period, but it was enough time for her to make friends, visit the city and improve her French! Here is what she would like to share with all of you: Bonjour!  My name is Licia Goncalves and I am from … Read more

Soulful Movember!

EC Montreal is currently planning its November calendar of events.  The theme this month is Soulful Movember!  The month of November is a very quiet month.  A lot of us refer to it as a dead month.  This sentiment exists in different parts of the world.  In Mexico, for example, November 2 is called the … Read more

A Wonderful EC Montreal Homestay Experience!

Every time we hear of a great experience from our EC Montreal students or homestay hosts, we want to share it! One of the most recent ones is a comment from our homestay host, Alethia Murray.   She hosted a Japanese student, Yuki, for the entire summer, and after he left, she called to say that it was … Read more

Oktoberfest Celebrations!

Yesterday, EC Montreal celebrated Oktoberfest with our students!  We love to include as many cultural activities and festivities as possible to our free social events calendar!  We want our students to feel at home and we feel it is important to introduce our students to international customs and traditions! We served sausages, potato salad, pretzles … Read more

Open House at the Varcity 515!

Last night, EC Montreal held an open house event at our student residence, the Varcity 515.  We held a Happy Hour activity for our students and offered them tours of the residence facilities. We feel the student residence is an excellent option for our clients.  There, they will be centrally located, only 10 minutes away … Read more

Do You Ever Wonder What it’s Like to be a Visual Artist in Canada?

Last Friday EC Montreal students had the chance to participate in a lecture about the Canadian Art Scene. Nathalie Quagliotto, a Toronto based conceptual artist, held this lecture and informed the students about different aspect of being an artist in Canada. After some brain-storming and information in-put, our students could directly ask questions to an … Read more

The Ghosts of Old Montreal

There is a very unusual tour of Old Montreal called the Ghosts of Old Montreal.  Actors, dressed up as historical characters, act as ghosts telling their story as they guide participants along the streets and sites in the old city. The tour is run by a company called Guidatour.  It is a very interesting way … Read more