Vantage Student Check In: Alireza Gazor on physics, star gazing, and faculty support

April 25, 2018

Alireza Gazor (also known as Ali), moved from the capital city of Iran, Tehran, to join UBC’s Vantage One Science program. Now as he begins his final term in Vantage, he reflects on his growing interest in physics and appreciation for supportive faculty.

Vantage Student Check In: Youyou Li on engineering, sailing, and community involvement

February 21, 2018

Youyou Li (also known as Yvette), moved from Hubei in central China to join the Vantage Applied Science program. Now in her second term at UBC, she’s the Vantage representative for UBC’s Engineering Undergraduate Society (EUS), and has discovered a new love for skateboarding and sailing.

What to expect when progressing from Vantage to Second Year at UBC

February 6, 2018

Wondering what it’s like to transition from Vantage College to Second Year at UBC? Former Vantage student, Aya Hioki , explains what changes you can expect, and what stays the same.

8 ways to deal with stress, from a former Vantage student

December 19, 2017

The first year at university can be overwhelming at times, but there are many ways to maintain your mental wellness. Here former Vantage student, Aya Hioki , reveals the most effective ways she deals with stress.

Vantage Student Check In: Maryo Wahba on diversity, diplomacy, and the perks of small classes

November 29, 2017

As a new Vantage Arts student, Excellence Award recipient, and already the first-year representative for UBC’s Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS), Maryo Wahba from Egypt is wasting no time in settling into university life. Here he discusses the importance of diversity and an international approach...

Meet our new Vantage Peer Mentors

September 13, 2017

Introducing our 2017-2018 team of Vantage Peer Mentors, offering advice and support to Vantage One students throughout the academic year.

2017 Vantage One Capstone Conference

July 19, 2017

That's a wrap! After 60 classroom presentations, 60 teams producing poster projects, and much well-deserved applause, we recap on the 2017 Vantage One Capstone Conference.

Vantage Student Check In: Aizhan Myrzabekova on Scholarships, Political Science and Second Year

June 28, 2017

As the 2016-2017 recipient of Vantage One's prestigious Excellence Award, Aizhan Myrzabekova relocated from Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia to join the Vantage Arts program. Here she discusses her growing interest in political science, the importance of participating in student activities, and how...

New student checklist

June 27, 2017

Applying to UBC's Vantage One program but unsure if you've completed everything? Read our ultimate student checklist, for a list of everything you need to do before arriving

Vantage Student Check In: Tracey Xu on Science, Student Clubs and Beating Stress

April 30, 2017

We talk to Vantage One Science studnet, Tracey Xu, about settling into UBC life, making friends, joining the Science Undergraduate Society, and her thoughts on moving into second year.

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