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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.

Suzie Lavallee appointed Academic Director, UBC Vantage College

May 6, 2020

We are delighted to announce that effective July 1, 2020, Dr. Suzie Lavallee will be appointed as the Academic Director of UBC Vantage College, for a three-year term.

Dr. Lavallee is Senior Instructor in the Department of Forestry and Conservation Sciences in the Faculty of Forestry,...

Managing Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Outbreak

March 26, 2020

For Vantage Program One students, or any UBC students, who are looking for counselling and self-help resources during this time.