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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!

Active Collaboration Trains Engineers to be Better Communicators and Leaders

June 12, 2019

Dr. Gabriel Potvin, Chair of the Engineering stream at Vantage College, believes that engineers have a crucial role to play in addressing global and humanitarian challenges, and has taken steps to ensure aspiring engineers develop the technical, leadership and communication skills necessary to...

Faculty Profile: Q+A with Jennifer Walsh Marr, Vantage College Arts Lecturer

March 26, 2019

We recently had the opportunity to hear from Jennifer Walsh Marr, Vantage College Arts Lecturer, Academic English Program, on her experiences and interests engaging with Indigenous content and perspectives with international students.