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Vantage faculty keynote speakers at the Halliday-Hasan International Forum on Language

December 21, 2017

Dr. Sandra Zappa-Hollman, Director of the Academic English Program, and Dr. Alfredo Ferreira, AEP instructor, were recently featured keynote speakers at the second Halliday-Hasan International Forum on Language, held at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China.

Faculty in focus: Celina Berg on teaching Computer Science language to ESL students

December 21, 2017

UBC Vantage College's own Computer Science Tenure Track Instructor, Celina Berg, discusses the challenges of teaching the unique language of Computer Science to English Second Language students.

8 ways to deal with stress, from a former Vantage student

December 19, 2017

The first year at university can be overwhelming at times, but there are many ways to maintain your mental wellness. Here former Vantage student, Aya Hioki , reveals the most effective ways she deals with stress.

Vantage Student Check In: Maryo Wahba on diversity, diplomacy, and the perks of small classes

November 29, 2017

As a new Vantage Arts student, Excellence Award recipient, and already the first-year representative for UBC’s Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS), Maryo Wahba from Egypt is wasting no time in settling into university life. Here he discusses the importance of diversity and an international approach...

Faculty in focus: Siobhán McPhee on experiential learning in Geography

November 8, 2017

Having relocated from Ireland to take up her position as a Geography Instructor at UBC Vantage College in Vancouver, Siobhán McPhee is crafting an experiential approach to teaching her students, and experimenting with geolocation-aware technology in the process.