Modern Languages: Exchanges with Germany 2014

For several years now, students of German in the Modern Languages Program at Vanier have had the opportunity to participate in a three-week student exchange trip to Freiburg and Berlin in Germany, this year, from May 23 to June 15, 2014. This trip, which has been in place since 2001, is organised and under the […]

Modern Languages: Scholarships to Qufu

Thanks to our partners at Qufu Normal University in the province of Shandong as well as Shirley Zhu from Vanier’s Modern Languages (Mandarin), Sandra Sandoval, Morgane Gouilloud, Roxane Richer-Lussier and Katrine Bergeron were awarded a full scholarship to study Mandarin at Qufu for the 2013-2014 academic year. “This project allows Vanier students to learn Mandarin and […]

Russian Language Exchange 2014

For the third year in a row, Natalia Pakhomova accompanied Vanier students who were enrolled in the Russian language courses of Philological Faculty of St. Petersburg University, the first educational establishment in Russia which is listed by UNESCO into the top 10 rating of the world universities.  They took classes in small groups (8 -15 […]

Le Nord: Territoires et Imaginaires – Complementary Course

  This complementary course co-taught by Myriam Mansour, Geography, and Catherine Duranleau, French, saw its main component, a 9-day road trip along the north shore of the St- Lawrence River, come to life during March break. During the seven classes prior to the trip, students learned about this particular territory, its inhabitants, its various cultural, […]

Russian Language Exchange 2013

For the second year in a row, Natalia Pakhamova organized a study abroad project in St. Petersburg, Russia in May of 2013.  She accompanied four students, Patrycja Nowak, Vanessa Calero, Iliyana Mircheva and Priscilla Fernandez,  all of whom participated in a five week study program at the Institute of Russian Language and Culture at the […]

Italian Cultural Trip with EF Tours

During this nine day cultural  trip to Italy in May 2013, seven students visited Milan, Verona, Venice, Florence, and Rome with Italian teacher, Giovanna Picciano.  The students also visited a post-secondary education institution called The Leonardo Da Vinci School in Florence and Rome to see the different learning activities related to language immersion. The tour […]

Honours Science, Liberal Arts and Honors Social Science Trip to New York City

This year’s destination for the annual Honors Science, Liberal Arts and Honors Social Science trip was New York City, from April 5 to 7, 2013. Thirty-eight excited students and four teachers packed a bus for what felt like a short drive to the Big Apple. Shortly after their arrival, they headed midtown to visit the […]

Holocaust and Totalitarianism – Complimentary Course

During the 2013 March Break at Vanier College, 38 students and 5 teachers travelled to Europe as part of the international component of a new universal complementary course entitled “Holocaust and Totalitarianism: Journeys through Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic.” It was the culminating point of 7 weeks of classroom lectures the students had attended […]

Office Systems Technology: Micropublishing and Hypermedia Exchange

Every year, Vanier welcomes French students in the Office Systems Technology: Micropublishing and Hypermedia program. This year, eight students participated in this exchange French students visiting Vanier love their experience. They improve their English while getting a taste of Montreal, as well as Canadian and North American culture. Vanier students benefit from working with the […]

Modern Languages: Exchanges with Germany

Every year, the Vanier College Modern Language students studying German are invited by Alain Forget, Coordinator of the Modern Languages Program at Collège Ahuntsic, to partake in a three-week exchange trip to Germany.  This year, one Modern Language student took advantage of this unique opportunity to experience German culture and language culture first hand.  She […]

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