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S.T.A.R. Program

Student Transcript Activity Record

S.T.A.R. Program

What Kinds of Activities will be Recognized by the S.T.A.R Program?

To qualify student volunteers must complete 60+ hours in ONE of the following seven categories:

Social & Community Involvement

Participation in activities aimed at enhancing the quality of life in our local and global communities.

Examples: Being a Peer Tutor in the Learning Centre, participation in student clubs, student councils or school newspapers, involvement in Vanier TV, doing/facilitating leadership workshops, participation in non-profit agencies within our community.


Participation in the area of Science and Technology through research and/or experimentation that enriches the scientific knowledge of the College and/or community.

Examples: Bell Science Fair, Science on Tourne, Robotics Club, research projects with Vanier teachers.


Participation in co-curricular activities enriching a study program or professional enhancement of their fellow students.

Examples: Volunteering at an academic resource centre, public speaking contests, debating tournaments and tutoring.


Initiation of entrepreneurial projects at the college or in the community.

Examples: A student run (non profit) tax clinic, a new campus sustainability initiative that you set up.

Arts & Culture

Participation in a college or community performance or visual/multimedia presentations.

Examples: Vanier’s Got Talent Show, a local fashion  or theatre show, Vanier College choir, etc.


Participation in intercollegiate or intramural sports at Vanier. This includes involvement as a player, coach or trainer, at the local, provincial or national level.

Examples: Being in the Sport Études program, member of athletic teams, etc.


Participation in activities that defend the rights and interests of everyone within our community.

Examples: Active member of a federal, provincial political party; student political club; Vanier Social Justice Committee, etc.