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The Excitement of Teaching in Uncharted Territory

October 30, 2019

“What I find most stimulating and challenging is inspiring students to recognize their inner potential and help them develop those talents,” says Daniel.

On Our Reading List: An Interview with Gabriel Potvin

October 29, 2019

We talked to Gabriel Potvin, instructor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Chair of the Applied Science Program at Vantage College, about what he's reading.

Q and A with Arts Academic Advisor Shane Campbell

October 24, 2019

Arts Academic Advisor at Vantage College, Shane Campbell, describes what Vantage students can approach him about (hint: the answer is "just about anything and everything"!) and what his main piece of advice for students is.

Describing language using language allows students to become disciplinary thinkers

October 22, 2019

Congratulations to Alfredo Ferreira on his recent publication!

How a Vantage graduate made Vancouver her home

October 16, 2019

Abby Bu found pictures online depicting the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus. Beautiful and welcoming, they were enough to convince her that she would love attending the university, even if there were multiple barriers to overcome, including her English language skills.

Faculty with Outstanding Teaching and Innovation Awarded at the Capstone Conference of 2019

October 8, 2019

Faculty win awards at the 2019 Capstone Conference at Vantage College

A Recap of the Engineering Projects at the Capstone Conference of 2019

September 30, 2019

Check out some of the final projects our Engineering students completed and displayed at the Capstone Conference of 2019, the theme of which was "Stepping Out to Inspire"!

The Benefits of JumpStart: A Reflection by a Former Vantage One Student

August 22, 2019

Jumpstart 2019 is just around the corner! Happening from August 24-30, it’s your official welcome to life at UBC.

Growing academically and exploring her identity

July 25, 2019

Chemical and biological engineering student Alicia Cortez Romero remembers clearly what it felt like to leave her hometown of San Miguel in El Salvador to travel around the world to Vancouver and start studies at the University of British Columbia.

Coming to UBC with a heart full of excitement

July 10, 2019

Meet second-year student and peer mentor, Tsewang Diki!