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Diana, one of our students, made some amazing friends here in Cape Town

Student Stories | Diana from Colombia

We love hearing from past students. We love hearing about their adventures here at ELC and in Cape Town. Diana touched a lot of lives here in Cape Town and certainly made the most of her African adventure.

23 Nov 2018

Bruna on her last day at ELC with her UCT Certificate

Student Stories | Bruna from Brazil

Bruna, who came to Cape Town, with her husband, Guilherme, tells us about her amazing visit to Cape Town and ELC. Here’s a sneak peek: “What has been your best memory in Cape Town so far? (a day, or an event, or a weekend…?) I did different things in Cape Town during that time that I have never done before like jumping from the bridge in a bungy jump, hiking Lions Head, kayaking on a river and many others. But my new friends are the best part of that time. Friends from different countries and different cultures. I hope to see them again and who knows visit their countries.” It’s always about the people!

19 Oct 2018

Diouf in the ELC residence

Student Stories | Diouf from Senegal

The student stories series provides real feedback, from real students – unedited and authentic! Diouf, an Advanced student, here at ELC gave us a few tips, about his time here in Cape Town and ELC. A sneak peak: What is the best thing about Cape Town? “To me, the best thing about Cape Town is its diversity. You get to learn a lot from people from all walks of life, and most importantly, as a learner of English, you are exposed to 3 different accents. At least. Which is not a bad thing.”

28 Sep 2018

How can Whatsapp Help you Learn English at UCT?

Is it really possible to learn English with whatsapp? The answer is yes, and we show you how this is relevant at the UCT English Language Centre! A very special shout out to our past students who still send us wonderful greetings from afar!

20 Apr 2018

long distance relaitonships \ UCT English Language Centre

Finding Love in Cape Town

Students from all over the world come to our English school with the intention of learning English, and exploring Cape Town. Most of our students achieve this. But some get the added bonus of falling in love! We have written a blog post in honour of all the love birds at our school, and provide some simple tips for easing the challenge of a long distance relationship. We also highlight all the really amazing things about cross-cultural and -linguistic relationships that share English as the only thing in common.

06 Apr 2018

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Student Stories | Mohsen from Saudi Arabia

Students are always looking for information about what they can expect if they book a course in Cape Town at ELC. The student stories series provides real feedback, from real students – unedited and authentic! Read about Mohsen’s experience here. Sneak peak: “36. What has been your best memory in Cape Town so far? – Meet the other half of my soul, an unexpected love has kindled.”

02 Feb 2018