Today was rainy in Vancouver, but we do not want you to be discouraged and stay indoors. Get outside and enjoy every opportunity you have to visit this city. These students, for example, did not let the rain ruin their day and still went to the beautiful Lynn Valley in North Vancouver. Why don’t you do the same? With a waterproof jacket and an umbrella, you will be good to go! Because even in the rain, we love Vancouver!
I was once told that I should have a job where I look forward to Mondays as much as Fridays. Here at EC Vancouver I can do just that. The lively atmosphere, the friendly and supportive teachers and staff, and the multicultural mix of students all make EC an amazing place to be. The school represents the spirit of Vancouver very well – evolving and dynamic. The teachers here in Vancouver are as diverse as the students. We all come from different backgrounds with different areas of expertise. One thing we all have in common though, is a desire to help our students better themselves and their skills. We facilitate our student’s needs and work hard to improve our own professional development. In sum, we are always there for our students to make sure they are getting the most out of their experience here in Vancouver: a vibrant hub surrounded by utopic natural surroundings – a city I’m proud to call home.
Women in Film Festival The 7th Annual Vancouver Women in Film Festival 2012 (VWIFF), presented by Women In Film + Television Vancouver (WIFTV), celebrates the kick off on International Women’s Day commencing Thursday, March 8 to Sunday, March 11, with the Women In Film + Television International (WIFTI) short film showcase screenings on March 8. For more info, visit http://www.womeninfilm.ca/ Thursday, March 8 to Sunday, March 11 Venue: Vancouver International Film Centre 1181 Seymour St, Vancouver
Cristina Chmelirsh is a student from Germany enrolled at EC/LSC Vancouver from October 2011 to April 2012. 1) Why did you choose Vancouver? I chose Vancouver because some of my friends, who had already been here for a while, recommended it to me. Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever visited. It is a city by the seaside and is surrounded by the mountains with breath-taking sunsets. Vancouver offers a lot of possibilities to enjoy outdoor activities. It is possible to go swimming on its beaches in the summer and to go skiing in the wintertime. 2) Tell us about your experience at EC Vancouver I really enjoy my time at school. I wouldn’t call it exhausting. Even though the teachers have a heavy schedule, they are very keen and open to questions. 3) Tell us about the friends you have made here. I made friends from a lot of different nationalities here. It’s a fortunate circumstance that there are only a few Germans and respectively only a few German speaking students, so I am not tempted to speak my native language. There’s a great opportunity at the school to network with interesting people from different cultures and different backgrounds. There is one thing in particular which fascinates me here day after day: When you sit at a table with international students and everyone talks about their habits and traditions in their home country. 4) Which activities have you participated in (Rockies, Whistler …)? Tell us about your favourite … I have been to Seattle, Victoria, Whistler and on a trip to the Rocky Mountains. My favourite one was the trip to the Rocky Mountains. Each day of that trip was a fantastic experience for me. We saw untouched nature like I had never …