Vantage Student Check In: Youyou Li on engineering, sailing, and community involvement

February 21, 2018

Youyou Li (also known as Yvette), moved from Hubei in central China to join the Vantage Applied Science program. Now in her second term at UBC, she’s the Vantage representative for UBC’s Engineering Undergraduate Society (EUS), and has discovered a new love for skateboarding and sailing.

Faculty in focus: Neil Leveridge on visualization to teach Academic English

February 14, 2018

As a lecturer in the Vantage College Academic English Program (AEP), Neil Leveridge discusses the power of visualization and virtual reality in teaching ESL students Chemistry.

What to expect when progressing from Vantage to Second Year at UBC

February 6, 2018

Wondering what it’s like to transition from Vantage College to Second Year at UBC? Former Vantage student, Aya Hioki , explains what changes you can expect, and what stays the same.

Popular UBC clubs for Vantage students

January 3, 2018

Make friends, learn skills, and gain confidence by joining any one of UBC's many student clubs! Here are just some for you to consider...

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...