Come play chess against the Canadian Chess Champion! The Vanier Chess Initiative and the VCSA are bringing chess Grandmaster Bator Sambuev to Vanier on Wednesday, April 25th (UB) from 12-1:30 in the STEM center (D-301). In this simultaneous exhibition, Mr. Sambuev will play all challengers at the same time. Prizes and food will be available for participants, who will be charged $5 per game, with proceeds going to charity. All (students, staff, and faculty) are welcome to participate.
Our annual Science Week will take place March 26th to 29th. Events will include science talks from our guest speakers, as well as our Vanier famous, annual Science Coffeehouse. Find out more.
Vanier Robotics Brings Home Prizes from Loops 2017
On February 16th to 18th, Vanier competed in the CRC Robotics Competition against 27 high schools and Cegeps. Overall, the team ranked 8th and won the following awards: 3rd place for sportsmanship and 2nd place for programming. They were also finalists for kiosk construction and design.
Science, on tourne! Engineering Competition - 2017 Edition
On Wednesday, November 11th, we hosted our 25th Annual Bridge Building Competition with much success. A total of nearly 65 students in 24 teams participated and competed to win prizes in several categories. Check out the pictures from the event. Congratulations to our winning students:
Most Efficient Bridge & Supported the Greatest Load:
Dylan Patel, Marc Quesnel, Peter Boutsalis, Richard Boisvert
2nd Most Efficient Bridge and Craftsmanship / Aesthetic Award:
Dylan Lazarus, Lyubomir Lyubenov, Matthew Reece, Zerind Bota
3rd Most Efficient Bridge:
Abheira Murugan, Tasmiah Mridha, Yi Zhi Wu, Ze Chen Dong
Winner of the Chess Tournament
Congratulations to the April 27th, 2016 chess champion: Ara Nazarian, for his first win this year! See pictures here.
Puzzle of the Week - Winner!
Congratulations to Gabriel Harris for winning this semester's Puzzle of the Week prize.
For several months, several groups of dedicated students were highly involved in offering their vision for the upcoming STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) Centre. A total of 27 proposals were submitted and from among them, nine were chosen to receive awards. Read about the winning proposals and the students behind them.