An Interview with Mina Koike

What is your position at EC Vancouver? Academic Assistant/Japanese counselor In a nutshell what do you do in your position? I’m responsible for preparation for all tests (placement test, exit test and Mid, End level test) and any stuff for new students. Also, I take care of record attendance, test score and create certificates and … Read more

Things to do in June – Vancouver International Jazz Festival

What? Vancouver International Jazz Festival With 1800 artists, 300 concerts and 35 venues, the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival is Vancouver’s signature festival and British Columbia’s biggest music and arts presentation. The world’s best jazz, funk, Latin, fusion, and world music artists perform at venues big and small, indoor and outdoor across the city. When? … Read more

Things to do in June – Super “Supermoon”

What? The closest and largest full moon of 2013 comes on June 23rd. This full moon is not only the closest and largest full moon of the year. It also presents the moon’s closest encounter with Earth for all of 2013. The moon will not be so close again until August, 2014. In other words, … Read more

Things to do in June – Dragon Boat Festival

What? Beginning on Friday afternoon with the colourful Eye-dotting Ceremony, the festival continued with two more days of non-stop entertainment on the World Beat Stage, fabulous food and shopping, and of course, dragon boat racing of the highest caliber. Plan to come down to the waters of False Creek and celebrate with us! When? Friday, … Read more

An Interview with Chantal Kim

What is your position at EC Vancouver? I am the University Programs Admissions Counselor. In a nutshell what do you do in your position? I help students who want to go to university in Canada. I help them at each step of the process when applying to one of our selected partner institutions. I provide … Read more

Success Stories – Veronique

25 years ago with only 3 words of English, I came to Vancouver and EC to study English. WIthin 3 months I made friendships that still to this day are dear to me and was able to communicate well enough to move in my own house. I loved every moment of my time at the … Read more

An Interview with Soo Kim

What is your position at EC Vancouver? I am the Accommodation Coordinator In a nutshell what do you do in your position? I coordinate homestay, residence (accommodation) and transportation for EC Vancouver students. When should a student come to see you? If you have any questions or concerns about your homestay or accommodation, or if … Read more