Vanier Social Science Festival 2016: Vanier and the City

This year’s roster of guests for the annual Vanier College Social Science Festival boasts a wonderful array of Montreal activists, community leaders, artists and academics, all focusing on the theme of Vanier and The City. Under this broad and exciting theme, a variety of issues pertaining to Montreal, Montrealers and people living in urban environments […]

Creativity and innovation are the hallmarks of Jailson Farias De Lima recipient of the 2015-2016 Teaching Excellence Award at Vanier College

If the mark of an excellent teacher is one whose teaching methods have been sought out by other teachers around the world, then it is absolutely fitting that Vanier College Chemistry teacher Jailson Farias de Lima is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Teaching Excellence Award. This award recognizes his passion and enthusiasm for the teaching […]

Québec government agrees to fund Vanier’s Montreal-Gaspé student exchange

Next winter, Vanier College and three other Montreal cegeps, will send 28 students to study for a semester at the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles, thanks to new funding from the Quebec government that will finance the project and other similar ones for the next five years. The Montreal-Gaspé exchange, which was started […]

Vanier College’s Rhys Adams receives a 2016 Award from the Canadian Association of Physicists

Vanier College is pleased to announce that Physics teacher Rhys Adams is the recipient of a 2016 CAP (Canadian Association of Physicists) Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics (Quebec and Nunavut). The award was presented to him by Richard MacKenzie, CAP Vice-President, at the Vanier Graduation Ceremonies held on June 21, 2016. Rhys […]

Vanier Open House Sets Record Attendance

As anyone who attended or worked at Open House in the past can attest, this year’s event on January 23rd was a monumental success. In total we received over 7,500 visitors.  “They arrived early and the flow was steady until 4pm. In fact there were so many people that at a certain point we lost […]

Enhancement Project Unveiled for Vanier College’s F-Wing Entrance

  Vanier College is pleased to unveil a major enhancement project for the college’s F-wing entrance hallway. The project involves several components, including the installation of a photo gallery of some famous Vanier alumni and several 30 x40 colour posters designed to highlight the Vanier experience for students. “I feel that this branding initiative will […]

Vanier College’s Mikella Lefebvre-Oatis signs with UCLA

Vanier College’s Director General Mr. Normand W. Bernier is pleased to announce that Mikella Lefebvre-Oatis, a first-year Vanier College Sport-Études student in the Social Science Law and Society Major, recently signed with UCLA for a track and field scholarship. The university scholarship is valued at over $60,000 a year and will stand Mikella in good […]

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 […]

Social Science Festival 2015 – October 19-23, 2015: Complex Diversities – Diverse Complexities

In the Social Sciences, people like to talk about how complex and diverse our world is. This year, the Vanier College annual Social Science Festival will explore the complexity of diversity and the diversity of complexity during a week long program of guest speakers, discussions, debates, presentations and other activities from October 19th to the […]

Vanier Science student Andrei Lupu inspired by the Perimeter Institute

For young people who love science, being chosen to attend the International Summer School for Young Physicists (ISSYP) at the Perimeter Institute (PI) for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario, is a thrill and a unique privilege.  This past summer, Vanier Honours Science student, Andrei Lupu, competed against hundreds of students from all over the world, […]

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