Our 5 Cork International Film Festival Favorites

2020 marks the 65th year of the Cork International Film Festival! Although we unfortunately can’t enjoy the festival with a big bag of popcorn in one of many venues across Leeside you can still make the most of all CIFF has to offer from the comfort of your own home! To help you get a…

Our 5 Choices For Culture Night 2020

Cork City Culture night 2020 is only just around the corner! (it’s tomorrow in fact) So we decided to put together this short list of our 5 Culture Night choices.

5 Ways to Stay Cool in Cork.

Temperatures are due to reach 25 degrees today in Cork, so we thought we’d make a list of 5 sure ways to stay nice & cool! Read on below. Grab an iced coffee in Sicilian Delights on Magazine Road! This lovely little cafe is owned & run by chef Dario Di Giandomenico who’s from (you…

Our CELTA Course is Now 100% Online!

Have you ever considered teaching? Would you like to see the world and experience different cultures? The Cambridge CELTA is your passport to the world and Cork English College is proud to be able to offer the unique opportunity of completing your Cambridge CELTA 100% online. The 100% Online CELTA has exactly the same content…

Travel the World with CEC’s CELTA Course!

Cork English College is delighted to announce that we will now be offering a CELTA course! It is a certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages and is an introductory teaching qualification awarded by Cambridge Assessment English, which is part of the University of Cambridge. It is one of the most recognised ELT (English…

Valencia Football Club is Teaming Up with CEC!

Cork English College (CEC) is delighted to introduce you to a new junior programme for summer 2020, which is English and football with Valencia football club! Following from the success of our Football with FC Porto programme, we have now teamed up with one of Spain’s most well-known clubs.  Valencia CF has many accomplishments including…

10 reasons you know it’s Christmas in Cork!

After a gruelling wait, the festive season is finally upon us! For many of you, this will be your first Christmas in wonderful Cork, and possibly your first Christmas away from home! Here at CEC, we know this might seem daunting, so we have written about some activities that us Corkonians enjoy participating in during…

CEC’s Host Family Appreciation Evening!

  On Wednesday, November 13th, we hosted a very special appreciation evening to celebrate our amazing host families for their continued support. We had a great turnout with over sixty of our families in attendance from various different parts of Cork who host our students year round. Taking place in the beautiful setting of the…

CEC – Cork English College Wins an Award at the Cork Digital Marketing Awards!

It’s official; CEC are a Cork Digital Marketing Awards winner! What a night on Friday, October 11th, at Cork International Hotel! We are delighted to have won ‘Best Use of Facebook’ (20 – 50 employees). The Digital Marketing Awards recognise the remarkable successes and achievements of businesses using digital media to enhance the consumer experience…

10,000th IELTS Candidates Tested by CEC-Cork English College

CEC-Cork English College established in 1978 are the only IELTS test centre in the South of Ireland. They have been an accredited IELTS test centre for 7 years. This month they will proudly welcome the 10,000th IELTS candidate to the centre. IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test. It is developed by some…

Going Green for St.Patrick’s Day

CEC-Cork English College are making an effort to reduce waste in their city centre language school by banning all single use plastic from the premises. The school which has been established for more than 40 years, has always made a conscious effort to be good to the environment. This year they are taking a step…

Reading for Success

As we celebrated World book day in Ireland on March 7th, let’s have a look at how important reading is for improving your English. Most of our students tell us that they really want to improve their spoken English and this is one of the reasons they choose to travel to Ireland to study.  What…