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Winter Activites in Vancouver

Now that winter has arrived in Vancouver, there are lots of fun activities to do around town. Getting out and finding something fun to do is always easy this time of year. One of the most popular is outdoor ice skating at the Robson Square ice rink, which is a short walk from the school….

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The Change of Seasons in Vancouver

The clocks have gone back and a new season has arrived here in Vancouver. While it’s a time to look forward to cozy coffee shops, warm winter jackets and fresh snow on the North shore, it’s also a time to reflect on the long, lazy summer days behind us and all the activities we enjoyed!…

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The Poppy

As the autumn leaves turn brilliant orange, yellow and brown with the season, a tiny but significant flourish of red appears in early November on jacket lapels all over Canada.  The small plastic red flower is the poppy, and it is a symbol for Remembrance Day.  This special day is marked by services at 11:00am…

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Your First Day at the Vancouver Campus!

When you arrive at 815 West Hastings Street on your first day, come up to the second floor. That’s where the school is.   When you arrive, we will ask you for your name, passport and medical insurance information. We will take you passport and medical information but don’t worry! We will give it back…

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IELTS Success!

Now that the weather has started to cool down in Vancouver, it’s time to start thinking about indoor activities. How about spending a cool rainy autumn day indoors studying IELTS? There’s no better place than Eurocentres Vancouver! We have a great mix of nationalities and ages, several very experienced IELTS experts teaching the class, and…

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GET OUT!

Friday May 18th was a very emotional day, as one of our most social and entertaining characters graduated from Eurocentres Vancouver. Jaufret had been at the heart of many activities at the school over the past five months, like inviting other students to go out with him, cooking ratatouille for his classmates or creating a…

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Healthy times in Vancouver

At Eurocentres Vancouver we are always interested in joining in events with the local community. Students and teachers all enjoy activities which connect us and help the city. This week, the teachers dressed in jeans for one day only to raise money for the local children’s hospital. The Children’s Hospital has been open for 28…

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Uruguay Group and a Canadian Winter

We have been loving having our group from Uruguay here at Eurocentres Vancouver! The group has already done and seen so much, including Whistler and ice skating. On their first day, the group set off on a tour of the beautiful Whistler Village. After a tour of the village, they rode the Peak2Peak gondola, which…

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Off Season Groups in Vancouver

This winter, Eurocentres Vancouver had two wonderful groups come to our school. We had a group from Mexico in December and a group from China over Christmas until early January. Our groups had a great time experiencing a Canadian winter – some of them were seeing snow for the first time! Both groups got to…

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Halloween in Vancouver

This past Friday, Eurocentres Vancouver celebrated Halloween! All of our students and staff got into the spirit of the spooky holiday by dressing up. The morning had our students creating Halloween-themed skits or activities in their classes to present to the rest of the school. Some of the classes performed funny and spooky skits while…

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