Speaking of Success: Words and You – Videos to Inspire and Motivate Students

Vanier College is pleased to announce the launch of a series of videos aimed at motivating students in their college studies. In particular, the series entitled Speaking of Success: Words and You promotes the importance of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills in English for all students in all their courses, no matter what their program […]

Vanier College presents Subversions: A Symposium

Vanier College is pleased to announce it is holding its annual English Symposium, October 27-30, 2015. This year’s event entitled Subversions will gather speakers and performers from a wide range of artistic and scholarly fields who, through their own respective approaches, fight against and undermine certain dominant forces that strive to shape the way we […]

Vanier College presents Possible Worlds: A Symposium

When we think of worlds, planets are usually what immediately come to mind. But when Vanier College presents the 2014 Vanier College English Department’s annual symposium entitled, Possible Worlds, it’s something other than planets that will be explored for three days, from October 29 to the 31st. “Worlds can be more than just physical places,” […]

Côte-Nord Spring Break for Vanier Students

Vanier students and teachers will take a motor coach to Kegaska, at the end of Route 138—50 km from Natashquan and 1,300 km from Montreal—so they can explore Quebec’s Côte-Nord! This 9-day visit, starting March 14, is part of Vanier’s Winter Session universal complementary course, Le Nord : territoires et imaginaires. A region and a culture to discover […]

Lying and Other Misdirections will be explored during the 2014 Vanier College Humanities Symposium

Most of us feel uneasy when we lie and feel manipulated when we are misled. Yet, lying and deception are part of life.  From self-deception to hyperbole, from cheating to propaganda, from equivocation to denial, the 2014 Vanier College Humanities Symposium, running February 3 to 7, aims to explore the complex nature of lying and […]

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