Vantage One | Your starting point
UBC’s Vantage One program is a specially designed pathway for international students, which supports the transition from high school to second year university. This unique, 11-month program combines first-year coursework with academic mentorship and English language resources to enhance overall student performance. Upon successful completion of the Vantage One program, students progress into the second year of their chosen UBC degree, be it in Arts, Engineering, Management or Science.
Your UBC Campus
The Vantage One program extends across two UBC campuses — UBC Okanagan and UBC Vancouver.
Depending on your program stream, you can complete your degree at one of our two campuses. Click below to explore our campuses.
First year of a UBC degree
The Vantage One program is the first year of your UBC undergraduate, after which students progress into second year of their university studies. The program offers four streams of study; Arts, Engineering, Management and Science.
Vantage College is located within UBC's new Orchard Commons complex, characterized by stunning architecture, magnificent views, popular dining amenities, innovative classrooms and study facilities, as well as the newest residence spaces for students.
Strong support network
With over 50 highly-trained faculty and staff at Vantage One, students are surrounded by a strong support network to enhance their academic performance, English language development, and overall preparedness for continuing studies at UBC.
IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES
- VANTAGE ONE EXCELLENCE AWARD APPLICATION DEADLINE | Closed on January 15, 2018
- VANTAGE ONE APPLICATION DEADLINE | Extended to March 15, 2018
- OFFERS OF ADMISSION SENT | February-May, 2018
- OFFER ACCEPTANCE DEADLINE | May 1, 2018
- HOUSING APPLICATION DEADLINE | May 1, 2018
- JUMP START ORIENTATION PROGRAM COMMENCES | August 25, 2018