English Language School

Student Engagement Centre

The ELS Student Engagement Centre (SEC) is a unique place for students to make friends, take part in extra language activities and engage with the community in Edmonton.

The centre and its workshops, activities, and engagement experiences are included in your tuition fee.

We go beyond “classroom study”

In addition to their classes, all ELS students have access to our Student Engagement Centre. The centre and its daily workshops, activities, and engagement experiences are included in your tuition fee.

Centre overview

Blog highlights

full blog

Week 1: Are you ready to begin the term?

Join in and say 'hello' to the SEC instructor, plus get a chance to meet students from other classes

Icebreaker event info

ELS volunteers are amazing!

These student volunteers are a perfect example that engagement can be meaningful & fun!

Watch this video

Meet Zuzana: this term's SEC instructor

Watch her first message to find out what the UAlberta campus looks like at the beginning of the fall term 2020

Meet Zuzanna

Join a Virtual UAlberta Student Club

Did you know that there are more than 400 student clubs at the UofA?

Find your club

Student Weekly Challenge

We want to hear about your back to school experience and see your work spaces

Submit your creation