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 much she has grown in one year.Read more
We are pleased to announce that Brett Gilley has been awarded a 2016-2017 UBC Killam Teaching Prize. The Killam Teaching Prize is awarded annually to faculty nominated by students, colleagues, and alumni in recognition of excellence in teaching. Brett will receive his award at the graduation ceremonies this spring. On behalf of all of us at UBC Vantage College, congratulations Brett!Read more
Last night we held the first ever Vantage One Reunion for former and current students alike.
Staff and faculty also joined in on the fun, which took place in the Vantage Commons.
Thank you to everyone who joined us, and to the hardworking Vantage Peers Mentors for organising the event.Read more
Having grown up in Canton, China, moving to Vancouver to pursue a science degree at UBC was a huge change for Vantage student, Tracey Xu. Now as she nears the end of her time in the Vantage One program, she has settled into UBC life, made friends, joined the Science Undergraduate Society, and has been accepted as a Vantage Peer Mentor next year. Here she shares her tips on beating stress, making friends and her thoughts on moving into second year.Read more