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Yiran Zhu did not take the task of choosing auniversity lightly. Obtaining a Master of Business Administration was very important to him, so hecompared MBA programs offered around the world before ...

Passchendaele Golfing

Golfing is one of the more popular and well-liked sports all across North America. Here in Cape Breton we're known as the birthplace of golf to Nova Scotia, where it's history dates back to when th...

Bowling Activity

Once the most popular sport on Cape Breton Island, candlepin bowling was a well-adored traditional sport in our community.Located in the heart of Glace Bay, Town Centre lanes is owned and operated ...

Chinese New Year Celebration in Sydney Campus

On Friday, February 5th, 2016, ICEAP NS Sydney Campus celebrated another festival-the traditional Chinese New Year at the Pit Lounge in Cape Breton University. There were more 250 people attending ...

Fiddlers Run

Cape Breton's Fiddlers Run has been steadily attracting people from across Canada. This annual charity event offers participants 5 K, 10 K, half marathon, and team-run options. It is also a Boston ...

Mid-Autum Moon Festival

With the sponsorship from Embassy of China, September 25, 2015 saw the International Centre of EAP present a Mid-Autunm celebration at the ICEAP NS Morrison complex in Glace Bay.The event was held ...

Cape Breton Pub Night

On September 4, 2015, to welcome all new student arrivals, the International Centre for EAP held its first Cape Breton Pub Night at Cape Breton University inside "The Pit". Our Cape Breton communit...

Exploring the oldest lighthouse in Canada-Louisbourg Lighthouse

Remember last time after traveling to the hometown of modern phone inventor-Baddeck, International Centre for EAP staff said they are going to take us for a further adventure to explore more touris...

A trip of Baddeck

The student service department of International Centre for EAP organized a group of students to experience some of the well-known tourism sites of Baddeck recently.Located to the northern shore of ...

ICEAP NS June Graduation at CBU Campus

June is always graduation season, our bridge course students from the Cape Breton university campus had their ceremony on this month and they all received their diplomas from their teachers. ICEAP ...

Multicultural Café

Hosted by the International Centre for EAP and the Cape Breton YMCA, the first Multicultural Café night was held at the New Centre in Sydney.This café night was open to the public and completely fr...

Our ICEAP NS Sydney Campus students joined "World Students Day" celebrations at Fortress Louisbourg

Languages Canada organized in June 12, 2015 a "World Students Day" at Louisbourg National Historic Site. For the second year in a row, students and language education professionals had the opportun...

"World Student Day" - Celebration in Toronto

As a new member of "Languages Canada", the ICEAP NS students from our campus in Toronto were invited to participate in the annual "World Students Day" celebration that took place on June 12, 2015. ...

Thank- You Letter from a student's mother

Dear ICEAP NS Teachers and JJL Overseas Education Inc. staff,My name is Liu Xinhong. I am the mother of one of your students, Liu LuKai. Today I am writing this letter with a grateful heart.My son ...

A Variety of activities to welcome new students

Spring season has arrived, it's time for the "New Student Orientation Week"! The ICEAP NS Student Services Department organized a variety of activities to help new students adjust as quickly as pos...

Daffodil Month Volunteer

Every April, the Canadian Cancer Society holds their national fundraising campaign, Daffodil Month. During this month, volunteers from across the country get involved in a variety of activities to ...

March Semester Orientation Week

With less than three weeks before 2015 ICEAP NS's March semester beginning, new students are starting to arrive in Sydney, Nova Scotia. ICEAP NS Student Services Department has been hard at work he...

Celebrate The Chinese New Year

The Christmas atmosphere has gone too long, here we're welcoming another festival-the traditional Chinese New Year. Like we did in previous years, the International Centre for EAP held its Chinese ...

Ben Eoin ski

Canada is often described as a paradise for winter sports, not only for the abundance of snow, but also for its state of the art winter resorts and facilities. Picture this, on a bright sunny day, ...

Hockey Season Entertainment

The game of Hockey is a very important and essential part of Canadian culture. There are numerous hockey fans in Canada. Even The Prime Minister Stephen Harper, is one of them. This politician neve...

January Semester Orientation Week

It's a new students' orientation week again!!! With less than a week before ICEAP NS's January semester begins, new students are starting to explore the campus, meet new friends, learn about ICEAP ...

Christmas Dinner

There's nothing more wonderful than a Christmas holiday in Canada. As the winter is so long in here, Canadians will never stand a dull winter, what about you, are you now feeling the fantasy and ha...

Homestay Plus

On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014, Kerrianne Mackenzie, Chief Operations Officer for the International Centre for EAP, invited all underage (minors) students under guardianship for holiday dinner. T...

The Santa Claus Parade

It is late November again in a blink of an eye and it is the time for the Santa Claus's arrival in Sydney Nova Scotia as well. On the 29th of November, the annual event "Christmas Parade" was held ...

November Semester Orientation Week

Student orientation is a period of time at the beginning of the academic year at a university or other tertiary institution during which a variety of events are held to orient and welcome new stude...

Scavenger Hunt

Love the feeling of being a detective? Want to experience the joy of finding a treasure as a treasure hunter? Then welcome to the Cape Breton Island's traditional farm game- Scavenger Hunt!In a wee...

The Hocky Night

There is always a saying—if you never seen a hockey game on the land of Canada, then never tell others that you've been to Canada before.In Canada, hockey is so important both as a unique sport gam...

New Students Orientation Week

It's a new students' orientation week again!!! With less than a week before ICEAP NS's fall semester begins, new students are starting to explore the campus, meet new friends, learn about ICEAP NS'...

Whale Watching Tour

With its own beautiful scenery, unique climate and natural landscape, Cape Breton Island is located to the very east coast of Canada. As the media is starting to pay more and more public attention ...

The First World Student Day

The multicultural society in Canada is built by a large number of immigrants. Additionally, it has the most inclusive academic environment in the world which has attracted millions of international...

CLUB! - It is the time for "moving moving"!

It is never a good way to learn English by just sitting there and reading! Let us have some fun: painting, playing music, doing some exercises. All of these activities have only one true rule: SPEA...

New Student Dinner

A journey taking more than 12 hours, to a country which is completely new; this is not only a psychological challenge, but a physiological test of endurance at the same time. Various uncomfortable ...

TEDx CapeBreton - Speech, CBRM and Inspiring

The well-known international event TED talk landed in Cape Breton! Have no idea about what a TED talk is? TED is the abbreviation of Technology, Entertainment and Design. It is also the name of a f...

Whale Watching

With more coastline than any other country in the world, it makes sense that Canada offers some of the world's best whale watching. Both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts feature viewing opportunitie...

Experience the Uniqueness of Our National Day - Canada Day

The first of July is the National Day of Canada. The way Canadians celebrate their national festival is just like the attitude that they have as being-down to earth, not many rules, and as long as ...

Golf Events

Every time when we mention there is a student activity of golf, students always get so ecstatic. Well, it is understandable, as Golf in China is titled the "Noble Sport" due to the high expense of ...

Movie Night

Want to learn "real" English? Go and see the movies!Sydney Cineplex Theatre was quite busy on Tuesday, July 8 not just because the Transformers movie was playing, but because ICEAP NS students were...

Bachelor of Arts Community Studies Workshop Session

On July 7, 2014, Jane Connell, Assistant Professor of Community Studies at CBU, along with staff members, Brett Maclean and Cynthia Vokey, delivered a workshop series regarding the Bachelor of Arts...

The Brilliant Coastline-Cape Breton Island

Maybe many of you are not that familiar with the name "Cape Breton" or may even think it is a place in the middle of nowhere. However, the Cape Breton Island has the most breathtaking coastline and...

The 14th Annual CBU Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament

The 14th Annual CBU Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament is one of three annual charity golf tournaments held by Cape Breton University's Alumni Association. This tournament is a major fundraiser for t...

Happy World Cup Night

Crazy football fans night of world cup only hits in every four years, as the super excitement moment is coming closer, there is no doubt that football fans are getting so excited that they can't wa...

Introduction of Bachelor of Engineering Technology

On June 4th, 2014, Dr. Paul Standing, from School of Science and Technology in Cape Breton University, gave our students an introduction to the Bachelor of Engineering Technology Program.A CBU Bach...

The Second Badminton Tournament

The late spring of Cape Breton and its beautiful sunshine brightens the recently. On the May 390th afternoon, student services department of International Center for EAP, together with a group of b...

The Positive Thinking From the Community-ICEAP NS Attended "Outspoken"

ICEAP NS and its student services are always committed to provide multiple opportunities to students that participate in the community. On May 21th, 2014, ICEAP NS encouraged students to attend the...

Cultural Exchange Activity

Cultural exchange activity, as an important part of the international center for EAP's student activities, was held on May 13th between the Glace Bay elementary school and student representatives f...

Cape Breton University Graduation Ceremony

Every year in May, we welcome the coming of Spring, and what's more, the coming of Spring Convocation of Cape Breton University. In order to allow those new international students to experience the...

English CLUB

To provide a relaxed environment for different learning experience is the persistent educational perception in ICEAP NS. As the specific approach for English learning, The content of CLUB(Creating ...

Student Services and Activities

The student services department bustles about services of newcomers every enrollment period. These series of activities will help students adapt to the learning process as soon as possible. Focusin...

The New Approach for Improving Service to Student

Since the very beginning of Student Services, ICEAP NS is committed to better serve students, especially helping students in their life experiences in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. In addi...

Closely Experience the Cuteness of the Wild Animals

Canada is famous for its abundant forest resources and countless wildlife to the world. In Cape Breton, as it occupies a unique geographical advantage with its oceanic climate, you definitely want ...

Dr. Martha Gabriel, the professor of University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) visited ICEAP NS

During the days of April 24th and 25th, Dr. Martha Gabriel, professor from the Faculty of Education in UPEI, visited ICEAP NS. The staffs of ICEAP NS expressed a warm welcome to her upon arrival. I...

Happy Easter

17th April is the day before the long weekend of Easter. Easter is one of the most important festivals during the spring of Canada. Therefore, ICEAP NS had prepared a wonderful party for the studen...

An interview about a CBU graduate's business venture -Qi Yuan

" In Canada, affluence comes only with persistence and hard-working, the possibility of being wealthy is to take step by step, and the most important thing is, you have to stick to everything you a...

Activities

ICEAP NS Student Services Department took new international students who had recently arrived to our region watched the 10th Annual CBU Night at the Nest. They also held successful curling activity...

Placement Test

On the first week of ICEAP NS March semester, students were tested and placed into the level best suited to their needs and interests. Students also were required to attend a "Sample-day" of ICEAP ...

IHG Human Resource Team held an Internship Presentation at CBU Campus

IHG Human Resource Team held an internship presentation at CBU Campus, on Thursday, March 6th. Although some students were not interested in working at one of 5 participating Nova Scotia and New Br...

Snowshoeing

Canadian snowshoeing originated as winter transportation for First Nation Canadians evolving into an enjoyable winter recreational activity. Snowshoeing in Canada is enjoyed by outdoor enthusiasts ...

Curling Activities

Curling is a sport in which players slide stones across a sheet of ice towards a target area which is segmented into four rings. It is related to bowls, boule and shuffleboard.The history of curlin...

Lifestyles Club - Pizza Making

ICEAP Nova Scotia Department of Academics initiated social clubs in this semester to include the areas of music, activities, and lifestyles clubs. The aim of these clubs is to take the students out...

Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year is celebrated by many countries including Canada. Spring Festival marks the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calend...

Ski

Ski is a recreational activity and competitive sport in which the participant attaches skis to boots or shoes on the feet and uses them to travel on top of snow. Aside from recreation and competiti...

Welcome to ICEAP NS

ICEAP NS would like to welcome new students to beautiful Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, where we are sure you will enjoy yourself and become a part of this unique community. In the past year, a large nu...

CBU Exchange Program

Want to pack your bags and take an educational trip to remember? Cape Breton University has an active student exchange program through partnerships with universities from around the world.What is a...

Homestay Program Promotional Interview via CBC Radio

On January 9th, 2014 CBC Radio , Canada's national public broadcaster, along with CBC Radio Reporter, Wendy Martin from Information Morning, interviewed Homestay coordinator, Vicky Xu, regarding IC...

The Letter of Congratulations from Geoff

Dear students, teachers, administrators, staff and friends of ICEAP NS:On behalf of the people of Glace Bay, I want to thank you for the contributions you have made to our community. Our town has b...

Graduation Ceremony and Christmas Party

Graduation is the action of receiving or conferring an academic degree or the ceremony that is sometimes associated, where students become graduates. Before graduation, candidates are referred to a...

Sydney Santa Claus Parades

Santa Claus parades or Christmas pageants are parades held in some countries to celebrate the official opening of the Christmas season with the arrival of Santa Claus. The parades usually include t...

CBU Men's Basketball Game

Atlantic University Sport (AUS) is a sport organization responsible for governing university sport at member Atlantic Canadian universities. The conference represents member universities and suppor...

Flu Shot

Combined with regular hand washing, the flu shot is the best way to protect yourself and others from the virus. Each year there is a new vaccine to protect against new strains of the influenza viru...

New Students Service And Activity

With less than three weeks before 2013 ICEAP NS's November semester beginning, new students are starting to arrive in Sydney, Nova Scotia. ICEAP NS Student Services Department has been hard at work...

Hockey Game

and the United States, it is known as "hockey"; the name "ice hockey" is used in countries where "hockey" generally refers to field hockey. The Cape Breton Screaming Eagles are a Canadian major jun...

Fright Night Activity

Halloween is celebrated in Canada on or around October 31. It is a day to mark the single night in the year when, according to old Celtic beliefs, spirits and the dead can cross over into the world...

Bowling Activity

Physical fitness is important to your health. It has been shown to build stronger bones and toned muscles, promote better sleep and reduce stress. ICEAP NS Student Services Department provides vari...

The Cabot Trail

The Cabot Trail is considered one of the World's Most Scenic Destination Areas. It loops around the northern tip of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, 185 miles or 298 km long. The trail passes through many...

New Students Orientation

From the week of September 2nd to September 8th, 2013 ICEAP NS organized a new students' orientation week. We offered new students the opportunity to participate in all kinds of activities to help ...

Fortress Of Louisbourg

The Fortress of Louisbourg is a National Historic Site of Canada and the largest reconstruction project in North America. The original settlement was founded in 1713 by the French and developed ove...

New Students Service And Activity

With less than three weeks before 2013 ICEAP NS's September semester beginning, new students are starting to arrive in Sydney, Nova Scotia. ICEAP NS Student Services Department has been hard at wor...

Homestay Meeting

On August 28th, 2013, ICEAP NS held our first homestay meeting of the semester to thank our homestay families for being part of the program. Without them we would not be successful in giving our st...

Air Canada to add daily, year round Sydney-to-Toronto service

August 12th, 2013, Canada's flag carrier, Air Canada, said that in response to growing customer demand it will launch daily year-round service between Sydney, Nova Scotia and Toronto beginning Dece...

Yacht sailing

Let's give a warm welcome of our new student Carol Ding, who was born in Shanghai, China.It was such a great day on Aug 12th, 2013. We went yacht sailing in Downtown Sydney harbor with some of our ...

Louisbourg Crab Festiva

The snow crab is a species of crab that live in the Northern Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Other names for crabs in this genus include "queen crab" in Canada. Since its humble beginnings in the summ...

Dragon Boat Festival

The Cape Breton Dragon Boat Festival was created to promote health and wellness in Cape Breton for people of all ages.The Cape Breton Dragon Boat Festival Society is a volunteer run not-for-profit ...

Karaoke

Karaoke is a form of interactive entertainment or video game in which amateur singers sing along with recorded music (a music video) using a microphone and public address system. The music is typic...

Bowling

Bowling is an indoor game in which a player attempts to knock down pins by propelling a ball down a wooden lane. Similar games were played as early as 5000 BC in Egypt. The 10-pin version was devel...

New Students Service

With less than two weeks before 2013 ICEAP NS's June semester begins, new students are starting to arrive in Sydney, Nova Scotia. ICEAP NS Student Services Department has been hard at work helping ...

Miners' Museum Tour

The history of coal mining in Cape Breton began over 250 years ago. The Cape Breton Miners' Museum in Glace Bay pays tribute to the contribution of the region's coal miner and coal mining industry ...

ICEAP NS Volleyball Clinic

Volleyball is part of the most popular individual sports in contemporary global sports reforming. The first country outside the United States to adopt volleyball was Canada in 1900. It has been a p...

Field Trip-Wildlife Park

Two Rivers Wildlife Park offers a unique experience to everyone from the avid nature lover to the casual observer. Within its five hundred plus acre grounds live over 50 species of native and non-n...

Province Announces New Graduate Placement Program

Economic and Rural Development and TourismNOTE: A social media version of this release with video and audio clips, and high-res downloadable photos will be available atThe province is enticing more...

International Student Banquet

Cape Breton University is a truly multicultural university with hundreds of international students from dozens of countries all over the world. On March 24, 2012, the annual International Student B...

Final Exam

On Saturday December 17, 2011 over 40 ICEAP NS students wrote the final exam on the Cape Breton University campus. If they are successful in passing the exam they will finally achive their goals of...

Christmas Parade

On Saturday November 26, 2011 ICEAP NS took part in the annual Santa Claus Christmas parade; approximately 20 floats and hundreds of participants took part in the Cape Breton tradition. This is the...

Fire Drill

On November 9, 2011 ICEAP NS completed their first fire drill of the year. It was a complete success with all students and staff evacuating the building in 2 minutes 20 seconds. Fire drills are com...

FLU SHOT

ICEAP NS strives to promote and enhance the well being and health of all our students and staff and in doing so, we invited the Max Bell Health Centre to our new campus in Glace Bay to administer f...

Friendship Game

Cape Breton University hosted the Capers Fall Classic Women's Basketball Friendship Games October 21-23rd, 2011. The basketball tournament showcased talent from around the world including Beijing S...

Whale Watching Cruise

On October 13th, ICEAP NS took staff and over 100 students on a Whale Watching cruise in Pleasant Bay on the beautiful Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island. Students and staff were over joyed with the s...

Saudi Arabian Cultural Day

Saudi Arabian cultural day was held on 23rd September 2011 at Cape Breton University and more than a hundred students and guests were present for the event. Saudi Arabian culture was the main focus...

ICEAP NS Wishes Students All The Best With Their Studies

It's September again!!! With less than a week before ICEAP NS's fall semester begins, new students are starting to arrive in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Our Student Services team has been hard at work hel...

Dragon Boat Festival in Cape Breton

On Sunday, July 24th the ICEAP NS team "The School Of Hard Knockers" joined in the Cape Breton Dragon Boat Festival in Sydney Harbour next to The Big Fiddle. We were among the 26 teams that raised ...

LET'S TALK Scavenger Hunt

On Saturday, July 23rd the LET'S TALK Program students and tutors went on a scavenger hunt at Peter's Field Provincial Park in Westmount. All the students had fun trying to find the clues - they ha...

ICEAP NS Is Proud To Have LearnCorp International As Our New Partner

ICEAP NS is proud to announce another new partner, LearnCorp International, which delivers specific energy related training to oil and gas companies around the world.We are pleased to have LCI as o...

Dragon Boat Festival Campaign

2011-7-09: Under the leadership of ICEAP NS teachers and staff, more than 30 students participated in a Dragon Boat Festival fundraising campaign in Glace Bay. ICEAP NS will enter a team in the 201...

ICEAP NS Held Basketball And Football Championships

ICEAP NS held a basketball and football championships in CBU’s indoor stadium on Saturday, June 18, 2011. International students of ICEAP NS organized eight teams. The competition was very fierce a...

Student Gavin Zhou From ZhouShan China Won The "Spelling Bee" Contest

ICEAP NS organized a “Spelling Bee” contest On Thursday, June 16th 2011. This is a game of spelling. Teachers of ICEAP NS designed test questions and the contest is held in order to improve the int...

At the request of international students, ICEAP NS invites Nova Scotia Immigration Officials to deli

On June 3, 2011, at the request of international students ICEAP NS invited Canada Nova Scotia immigration officials to deliver a course of lectures on immigration.Canada is a typical of the welfare...

Aboriginal Education, Economic Sustainability and Environment on CBU Agenda for Governor Genera

Cape Breton University will welcome Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston to campus tomorrow morning as part of their overall ...

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) held a presentation for ICEAP NS students

On June 6, 2011, at Cape Breton University’s amphitheater, the staff, along with MADD, held a safety/knowledge lecture for ICEAP NS students. MADD presented the students with a very thought-provoki...

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) held a presentation for ICEAP NS students

On June 6, 2011, at Cape Breton University’s amphitheater, the staff, along with MADD, held a safety/knowledge lecture for ICEAP NS students. MADD presented the students with a very thought-provoki...

With strong support of local government, ICEAP NS has found a new school building

Under strong support of the government of Sydney, ICEAP NS found a new teaching building.When students decide to come to ICEAP NS, prior to entering Cape Breton University (CBU), ICEAP NS provides ...

ICEAP NS Invited Jerry Dai To Give A Lecture About Learning English

ICEAP NS invited Jerry Dai to give a lecture about "correct and effective learning English" for international students. More than 400 teachers and students took part in the activity.Jerry Dai share...

CBU Celebrates 2011 Spring Convocation

Cape Breton University is celebrating 571 graduating students during the 2011 Spring Convocation ceremony on Saturday, May 14th at 2 p.m. These students, from 18 countries including Canada, China a...

The Newly Formed Partnership Between The ICEAP NS And CanWell, An Education Consulting Firm From Egy

ICEAP NS announce the newly formed partnership between the ICEAP NS and CanWell, an education consulting firm from Egypt who are also proud CBU partners and who opere the Canadian International Col...