Gather Pop-Up

Have you felt the need to spend a lot of money on design pieces? So run to Gastown this weekend where the Gather Pop-Up Shop will feature the work of great local designers. More intimate than a market, Gather takes place in the former Boneta space at 1 East Cordova and features collections by 20 loc … Read more

EC Student Ambassador

Hi everyone! There is a new and unique opportunity for our students: Become an EC STUDENT AMBASSADOR! But what is a student ambassador? As part of this program, you will share your student and Canadian culture experiences with new students from all over the world, assist and participate in the devel … Read more


  This Saturday, July 28, is the time for Vietnam to show us that they know how to light up the sky. The annual international fireworks competition will be held at English Bay starting at 10pm and this is a great opportunity for you to hang out with your friends. Vietnam will be competing again … Read more

Caribbean Fest

  Do you have plans for this weekend? If you don’t, how about head to North Vancouver to enjoy the Caribbean Days Festival? This event draws a crowd of exuberant fun-loving people to Waterfront Park for a weekend of parades, exotic cuisine, dancing, crafts and tropical rhythms that only the Car … Read more

Food Cart Fest

  Vancouver food fans will have the opportunity to try some of the city’s best selection of street food during the Food Cart Fest held at the Waldorf Hotel. Local food carts confirmed at the events include La Brasserie, Soho Road, Off the Wagon, Re-Up, Juice Truck, Mom’s Grilled Cheese, Cartel … Read more

Bowen Island

Want some adventure? What about sea kayaking? So join the Club ESL activity today at Bowen Island! It is a beautiful place and the home to a variety of wildlife, including eagles, grouse, herons, cormorants, mink and deer. You can also explore Snug Cove and have dinner at a beach front restaurant. T … Read more

Student testimonial – Jimmy Persson

Jimmy Persson is a former student from Sweden.  It was in August 2011 I decided to go to Vancouver for studying English. The reason for that was I didn´t know anything about Vancouver or Canada! In March 2012, I arrived in Vancouver and started my adventure! I remember the first day at LSC/EC.  I wa … Read more

Capoeira event

  Axé Capoeira will be hosting an Afro-Brazilian Block Party on Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29, 2012 on Granville Street. This year will mark the 30th anniversary of the group and will also showcase a Capoeira competition and a Batizado ceremony. The event is expected to draw thousands o … Read more

Khatsahlano Music + Art Festival

As you may have noticed, Vancouver is a land of festivals!  Every week during the summer there is a different one happening somewhere in the city. This weekend the party is taking place in Kitsilano, where the Khatsahlano Music + Art Festival will be held on Saturday July 21st. Rain or shine there w … Read more

Motion Notion Festival

Motion Notion 2012 will happen at a spectacular location in the heart of the Rocky Mountains JULY 19-23. The historic BEAVERFOOT LODGE and surrounding festival grounds is located in a secluded valley near GOLDEN, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA. Beaverfoot is one of North America’s best festival venues- it … Read more