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...

New student checklist

June 27, 2017

Applying to UBC's Vantage One program but unsure if you've completed everything? Read our ultimate student checklist, for a list of everything you need to do before arriving

2017 Vantage One Capstone Conference

July 19, 2017

That's a wrap! After 60 classroom presentations, 60 teams producing poster projects, and much well-deserved applause, we recap on the 2017 Vantage One Capstone Conference.

6 Ways to Cope with Homesickness

May 3, 2017

Living away from home for the first time is a daunting experience for everyone, which can often lead to homesickness. However there are easy steps you can take to overcome homesickness, and make the most of your Vantage One experience.

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Vantage Student Check In: Tracey Xu on Science, Student Clubs and Beating Stress

April 30, 2017

We talk to Vantage One Science studnet, Tracey Xu, about settling into UBC life, making friends, joining the Science Undergraduate Society, and her thoughts on moving into second year.

Vantage Reunion 2017

April 5, 2017

Last night we held the first ever Vantage One Reunion for former and current students alike.

Vantage Student Check In: Aizhan Myrzabekova on Scholarships, Political Science and Second Year

June 28, 2017

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...

Brett Gilley awarded UBC Killam Teaching Prize

June 3, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Vantage One's Earth and Ocean Sciences Instructor, Brett Gilley, has been awarded a 2016-2017 UBC Killam Teaching Prize.

Meet our new Vantage Peer Mentors

September 13, 2017

Introducing our 2017-2018 team of Vantage Peer Mentors, offering advice and support to Vantage One students throughout the academic year.