Terry Fox Fundraiser

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CSLI Fundraiser for the Terry Fox Foundation to assist cancer research   For the 11th consecutive year, staff, teachers and students of CSLI in Vancouver continue the tradition and this year helped raise close to $1000 for the Terry Fox Foundation supporting cancer research. The funds were raised through school led activities such as Bingo for Charity, BC Lions Football 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…

Get to Know the Student: Ricardo

Ricardo Rodrigues

VANCOUVER ADVENTURES Hello, everyone  in Vancouver or around the world! My name is Ricardo Rodrigues and I am an English student at CSLI, Canadian as a Second Language Institute in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. I was born in Brazil in the historical  Cidade de Goiás (Goiás City). In my childhood I started to draw with coal on Read more…