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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.

Faculty in focus: Mike Murphy on using student lab reports to teach Academic English

October 25, 2017

Combining their expertise in teaching Academic English and Applied Science, Vantage College’s Mike Murphy and Gabriel Potvin have developed a unique approach to student lab reports, which improves both their language skills and understanding of engineering course content.

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.

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.