Academic Year Programme at EC Vancouver

Our Academic Year (AY) Programme is for students who study at EC Vancouver for 24 weeks or more. What is the AY Programme? Taking the time to seriously focus on your English will open up unlimited opportunities for you. Your English level will greatly improve, broadening your horizons and giving you an advantage in your … Read more

Things to do in June – Hats Off Day

What? Hats Off Day is when Heights merchants “take their hats off” to their community and their customers, and the entire Heights community celebrates together. It’s a huge, one-day extravaganza featuring a colorful main-street style parade with real local flavor, followed by a big street party. When? Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to … Read more

Study Tip – How to prepare for an exam

How to prepare an exam? Written by MinHa Kim Select a place where you feel comfortable. Clean the place where you would study. Read through the entire notes that will be on the exam. Memorize notes, concentrating on one major theme at a time until you know it well. For the first major theme, start … Read more

Things to do in June – Maker Faire

What? Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning. Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. … Read more

An Interview with Aaron Petovello

What is your name? My Name is Aaron. What is your position at EC Vancouver? I’m the Academic Year Coordinator. In a nutshell what do you do in your position? I oversee the AY program, organize the monthly AY lectures, set up students with tutors and that kind of stuff. I also help out Taona … Read more

An Interview with Angela Lee

What is your name? My Name is Angela Lee. What is your position at EC Vancouver? I am the Regional Finance Administer ( Belongs to Malta Financial team ) In a nutshell what do you do in your position? I am doing the bookkeeping for EC Vancouver, EC San Diego and EC San Francisco. When … Read more

Things to do in May – Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

What? Celebrating its 24th Season in 2013, Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare Festivals. Presented in a magnificent setting on the waterfront in Vancouver’s Vanier Park, the Festival offers Shakespeare plays, related dramas, and several special events in two performance tents from June through September. When? May – September … Read more

Things to do in May – Vancouver Craft Beer Week

What? Vancouver’s popular Craft Beer Week is back for 2013 with 60 breweries, over 30 venues, and more beer events than you can imagine – 9 Signature events, 6 Feature events, 6 Walk Up events, and some epic week-long specials dedicated to all things craft beer. When? May 31 to June 8, 2013 Where? 30 … Read more

Things to do in May – EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival

What? Celebrity chefs, popular local restaurants, wineries, food and beverage manufacturers, cookbook authors, retailers, artisans, and many others from the culinary world will come together for a three day public extravaganza at BC Place Stadium. EAT! Vancouver encompasses unique food experiences, opportunities to learn behind-the-scenes culinary magic from professional chefs, dynamic entertainment through celebrity chef … Read more