CSLI testimonial: Jonathan from Germany

Student of the Month, January 2016: Jonathan from Germany

Jonathan Grumke was awarded CSLI Student of Month, January 2016 for his outstanding progress and involvement in CSLI activities and student life. Here is his testimonial: Hi there, I’m Jonathan and I would liketo tell you about my experiences at CSLI and in Vancouver. First let me introduce myself: I’m 18 years old and from Read more…

Have you ever gone skydiving?

It sounds interesting and even exciting, doesn’t it?  I could say it was the best experience ever. From now on, I would like to talk about one of my bucket list items I’ve just marked off. A couple of weeks ago, as you may have heard, some of my CSLI friends went skydiving. We had Read more…

How it feels to say goodbye

At the beginning while I was watching the tour video on CSLI’s website and I watched the testimonies of the students my firsts thoughts were “It’s difficult to believe it” “how could a school change their lives?” But now that I have lived this “Canadian” life, I can believe how this school and this environment Read more…

Why I love CSLI and Vancouver

At the beginning I didn’t know what to expect from this city. I was overwhelmed because all of the unresolved situations I left in my country. On my first day, three months ago, I was feeling so nervous. I mean it’s not just another school. It’s also in another language. What if they couldn’t understand Read more…

I’m not sad because it came to an end, I’m happy because it happened!

I didn’t have any expectations before coming to Vancouver, I really use this strategy in my life to avoid disappointments, so I couldn’t imagine how amazing it would be. After almost 6 months here I can say that I’m another person, I changed for the best, I have so many histories to tell, so many Read more…