ELI Blog

Welcome to the ELI Blog! Stay up to date on what is happening at the UBC ELI and see the UBC ELI from the perspective of the people that make up our institution. Through the ELI Blog, you can gain insight into the students, CAs, teachers and staff of the UBC ELI. We also welcome contributions from you. We encourage you to leave comments or to submit your own blog posts.

July 21, 2008 – Beach Afternoon

One of the ways to experience beautiful British Columbia is through a sunny afternoon at Jericho Beach. As we stepped into the cold, seaweed-filled water, we all knew we were in Canada. There were running after discs, throwing of footballs and sweating on the grass while playing an intense game of soccer. Some of the […]

Chinatown Night Market

June 14, 2008 – Chinatown Night Market

Although the week had been rainy, it was a beautiful and clear evening as CAs and students started the walk toward the Chinatown Night Market. After walking through the famous arches that define the entrance to historic Chinatown, we were soon in the many colours, smells and sights of a busy and crowded market. Students […]

Lynn Valley, North Vancouver

June 14, 2008 – Lynn Canyon Hike

The day started out bright and sunny as eager students and CAs gathered at Waterfront Station to first cross the waters of Burrard Inlet on the SeaBus and then take to the trails in Lynn Valley. We hopped off the bus and headed towards the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge. The students loved the roaring creek […]

Sheyla and Maria, our awesome team of CAs!

June 2, 2008 – Taka “Hearts” CAs

Have you ever joined any ELI activities? I think that they are really awesome!! Actually, I join many activities every week. We can eat delicious food from all over the world on Wednesdays with the Cooking Club. If you like sports, you can play with the CAs during Sports Afternoon on Fridays. Do you feel […]

Inspring scenery of the rocky mountains

May 15-17, 2008 – Trip to Rocky Mountains

Our action-packed weekend started with an early Thursday morning departure from downtown Vancouver. All the students piled onto the bus with excitement and anticipation as we started our four-day journey through the Canadian Rockies. Our first stop was the beautiful Bridal Falls where students went for a short hike and took many photos of the […]

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