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Meet Visal Saosuo: 2020 Vantage College Excellence Award Winner

February 3, 2021

Visal Saosuo is a Vantage One Engineering student and Excellence Award recipient. In this interview Visal details his aspirations of opening up his own research centre in his home country of Cambodia, as well as interest in pursuing Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Science....

Meet Elisa Pan Huangi: 2020 Vantage College International Major Entrance Scholarship Winner

November 5, 2020

Elisa is a 2020 Vantage One Science program student and International Major Entrance Scholarship Winner. In this interview, Elisa, who is from Panama, details her experience receiving the award, her ambitions in exploring Engineering at UBC, and her passion for networking and building community...

Meet Makafui Hortense Amouzouvi: 2020 Vantage College Excellence Award Winner

October 22, 2020

Makafui Hortense Amouzouvi is a 2020 Vantage One Science program student and Excellence Award Winner. Makafui, who is from Lome, Togo, details her experience receiving the award, her ambitions in the program and at UBC, and her passion for inspiring girls into pursing careers in STEM fields.

We Asked Our Student Leaders: What’s On Your UBC Bucket List?

September 17, 2020

What's on your list of things to do during your time as a UBC student? We asked our Vantage student leaders. Some activities will have to wait until we're on campus, while other items can be crossed off the list from wherever you are!

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.