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Claudia Ruitenberg appointed as Academic Director, UBC Vantage College

February 6, 2017

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Claudia Ruitenberg as the new Academic Director of UBC Vantage College. Claudia is currently Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor in the Department of Educational Studies. In addition to her undergraduate and graduate teaching experience...

Vantage Student Check-In: Luke Lu on Building Robots, Drones and Learning in Kelowna

December 14, 2016

Growing up in Lianyungang, China, Luke always had a natural aptitude and interest in the field of engineering. Nowadays, Luke can be found assembling and programming drones in his spare time as he progresses through the second year of his Electrical Engineering degree. It comes as no surprise...

Vantage Student Check In: Rachel Souza on Confidence, Friendships and Burgers

December 6, 2016

It takes a lot to say goodbye to the comfort zone of the small city of Limeira, Brazil, but for Rachel Souza, the decision came easy. After experiencing life in Quebec during a high school exchange, Rachel knew Canada was the place she wanted to pursue university. One semester into the Vantage...

3 Ways to Connect with Your Professors

November 30, 2016

One of the perks of being in Vantage College is its tight community, where you have a small set of classmates and professors which make it easier to get to know your professors. Here's how you can make the most of it.

Financial Planning 101

October 27, 2016
Navigating living on your own means learning some basics of “adulting”: how to deal with money. Being at university certainly isn’t cheap, and knowing how to spend your money wisely is something everything student must know.