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Vantage College Graduation Celebration

June 7, 2018

Faculty, staff and students gathered at Orchard Commons to celebrate graduation with past Vantage students!...

2017-2018 Principal's Breakfast/Luncheon

June 6, 2018

We celebrated our highest performing students during our annual Principal’s List Breakfast/Luncheon.

Faculty in focus: Jennifer Lightfoot on diversifying feedback using multimodal feedback technology

May 29, 2018

Jennifer Lightfoot is an instructor at UBC Vantage College, teaching academic writing and adjunct language courses for Sociology. She touches on the challenges many instructors face providing in depth feedback to their students, and how using technology can alleviate this issue.

Faculty in focus: Katherine Lyon on the partnership between Vantage and Sociology

May 10, 2018

At Vantage since 2015, Katherine Lyon has focused on innovative learning opportunities in the field of Sociology.

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.

Faculty in focus: Neil Leveridge on visualization to teach Academic English

February 14, 2018

As a lecturer in the Vantage College Academic English Program (AEP), Neil Leveridge discusses the power of visualization and virtual reality in teaching ESL students Chemistry.

What to expect when progressing from Vantage One 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.

Popular UBC clubs for Vantage students

January 3, 2018

Make friends, learn skills, and gain confidence by joining any one of UBC's many student clubs! Here are just some for you to consider...

Vantage faculty keynote speakers at the Halliday-Hasan International Forum on Language

December 21, 2017

Dr. Sandra Zappa-Hollman, Director of the Academic English Program, and Dr. Alfredo Ferreira, AEP instructor, were recently featured keynote speakers at the second Halliday-Hasan International Forum on Language, held at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China.

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