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English-language pathways to UBC - How Vantage One helped Maryo excel in his degree

June 15, 2021

By encouraging students to closely interact with their professors, Vantage engrained in me the value of attending office hours and actively participating in class. Now that I’m about to graduate in a few months, I can confidently say that those two habits helped me maintain a relatively high...

The accessibility of English as the universal language of science

June 7, 2021

A recent feature in the Life Sciences Institute features Dr. Sandra Zappa Hollman and Dr. Alfredo Ferreira. They both discuss the benefits and the drawbacks of having English as the language of Science, and provide some insight on what the institution needs to be thinking about as a whole....

Vantage Student Check-in: Maryam Begzada on overcoming adversity, and seeking out new experiences

August 12, 2020

Maryam Begzada moved to Canada from Faryab, Afghanistan in September 2019. As the recipient of the prestigious 2019 Vantage College Excellence Award, Maryam shares with us her experiences in overcoming adversity, advocating for women's rights and what she aspires to achieve in the future.

Suzie Lavallee appointed Academic Director, UBC Vantage College

May 6, 2020

We are delighted to announce that effective July 1, 2020, Dr. Suzie Lavallee will be appointed as the Academic Director of UBC Vantage College, for a three-year term.

Dr. Lavallee is Senior Instructor in the Department of Forestry and Conservation Sciences in the Faculty of Forestry,...

Managing Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Outbreak

March 26, 2020

For Vantage Program One students, or any UBC students, who are looking for counselling and self-help resources during this time.

Guest Talk by Visiting Scholar Dr. Simone Sarmento

September 30, 2019

Science without Borders (SwB) was an international student mobility program devised, implemented and funded by the Brazilian federal government between 2011 and 2017. Its main objective was to promote the internationalization of Brazilian science and technology by enhancing the qualifications of...

Faculty Profile: Q+A with Jennifer Walsh Marr, Vantage College Arts Lecturer

March 26, 2019

We recently had the opportunity to hear from Jennifer Walsh Marr, Vantage College Arts Lecturer, Academic English Program, on her experiences and interests engaging with Indigenous content and perspectives with international students.

Invited Speaker: Dr. Neil Murray, Associate Professor, University of Warwick

March 26, 2019
Join us at Vantage Commons to for guest speaker, Dr Neil Murray. Open event, everybody welcome!

Inspirations from the Annual BC TEAL Conference at UBC Vantage College

August 23, 2018

A recent article from the latest BC TEAL newsletter features work presented by Vantage faculty and staff.

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