In 2012 Smrt and the Canadian College of English Language initiated a scholarship program for 50 students who have lost parents, homes, and livelihoods as a result of the tsunami in Japan. The scholarship was for free tuition (courtesy of CCEL) and free accommodation for up to 3 months.
Valentina speaks about how she took the Smrt IELTS program at the Canadian College of English Language and how much she loves Vancouver.
Ksenia studied Hospitality Management at the Canadian College in 2011. She is now living in Vancouver and working at a local hotel chain as a banquet server.