Events in Vancouver – Velopalooza

If in the next days you get stuck in traffic because of a bunch of bikers, take a deep breath and slow down the pace. The Velopalooza, which is an event held inVancouver and surrounding areas, is starting today.  It promises to bring some colours and fun for the city. The festival started in 2010. I … Read more

Our teachers – Marc

  This Friday our EC teacher Marc will be playing with his band, Litterbug and CounTerTerm, at Cafe Deux Soleils. If you haven’t heard about them, this is what they have to say about themselves  “Those of you who adore pot-bellied pigs will be thoroughly thanked.” “This show is for all of you, … Read more


  If you think that you were born for showbiz, today is your chance to reveal your musical talent. Go to the third floor for Music@Lunch. Come play or just enjoy some guitar music with our activities team.  3rd floor at 1:10

Ice Skating today!

  Join the Activities team today for ice skating. If you have tried it before, this is your chance to show off your ice skating moves such as jumps and spins, but if you haven’t tried, don’t worry too much. If you fall, you can just get up, shake off the ice on your butt, put a smile on your face an … Read more

Vancouver Art Gallery

Today is Tuesday and if you are not really into all the Eurocup hype you could try something different. Why not see a little bit of art? An exhibition called Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters, The Cone Sisters of Baltimore is being held at the Vancouver Art Gallery. More than 45 paintings, sculp … Read more

Student Testimonial – Isabela Ferreira

Isabela Ferreira is a student from Brazil. When people ask me why I chose Vancouver I don’t know what to say because I didn’t have any special reason. I only knew I didn’t want to go to the USA. I always liked Canada so I decided that Vancouver could be my new home because is a safe city and I … Read more


People’s Law School of Vancouver invites you to participate in their Justice Theatre on Wednesday, June 20.   This is a free and fun event where you will get a chance to see a live dramatization of a criminal trial on bullying and the internet. All students are invited, however seating is limi … Read more

Let’s go green!

  EC is committed to making our planet a better place to live and contributing for a greener Earth. We have now on our 3rd and 4th floor lounges 2 new recycling bins: one for paper and another one for plastic, glass and metal containers (please make sure containers are clean when you put them in the … Read more

Student Testimonial – Ayako Uchida

Ayako Uchida (second from the left) is a student from Japan  who has completed a 4-week English course at EC Vancouver. What did you do in Japan and why have you decided to study English in Canada? I was working in a foreign bank and I wanted to change my career. What do you think about EC Vancouver … Read more