Michael Noonan, Rhodes Scholar 2012, 2007 Vanier Science Graduate

Michael Noonan, a 2007 Science graduate of Vanier College, is one of two Québec winners of a Class of 2012 Rhodes Scholarship, widely considered the most prestigious scholarship in the world. Valued at approximately $50,000 a year, Rhodes Scholarships provide all expenses for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford in […]

Dorothy Yeats, Pure & Applied Science Sport-Études élite athlete

When it came time to choose a Cegep, Vanier was the only place Dorothy Yeats ever considered As a champion wrestler, Dorothy wanted to continue her sport and work with her coach, Victor Zilberman, who teaches at Vanier. As a highly ranked athlete, Dorothy knew she’d be competing a lot and would need the flexibility […]

Sondos Zayed, Health Science

Making discoveries in science and debating Health Science student, Sondos Zayed, had many reasons to choose Vanier. “I love the sense of community at Vanier. For example, Universal Break, something quite special at Vanier, allows you to make new friends. Because so many students gather in the same areas during UB, it also helps strengthen […]

Lu Yao, Health Science

For this director of The Merchant of Venice, Cegep is the place to make things happen Cegep is a place to try new things, stretch your limits and learn about what you want to do in life. That certainly was true for Science student Lu Yao, whose interest in theatre led her to start a […]

David Berardo, Pure and Applied Science

A dream come true for this budding physicist: two weeks at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics For young people who get a thrill out of science, being able to share that passion with other like-minded young people is rare. But that’s exactly what the International Summer School for Young Physicists at the Perimeter Institute […]

Michael Noonan, Science 2007

It’s a Rhodes Scholarship for Science alumnus Michael Noonan! Michael Noonan, a 2007 Science graduate of Vanier College, is one of two Quebec winners of a Class of 2012 Rhodes Scholarship, widely considered the most prestigious scholarship in the world. Valued at approximately $50,000 a year, Rhodes Scholarships provide all expenses for two or three […]

Dorothy Yeats, Pure & Applied Science, Sport – Études élite athlete

When it came time to choose a Cegep, Vanier was the only place Dorothy Yeats ever considered As a champion wrestler, Dorothy wanted to continue her sport and work with her coach, Victor Zilberman, who teaches at Vanier. As a highly ranked athlete, Dorothy knew she’d be competing a lot and would need the flexibility […]

Tevy Chan, Honours Health Science

Making the switch from French studies to English is not as difficult as one might think. Tevy Chan from Honours Health Science is a local girl who graduated from École secondaire Saint-Laurent. “I spoke a bit of English, but not a lot before coming to Vanier,” confides Tevy. “It was challenging in the beginning and […]

A powerhouse student who cares about his fellow students

Want an inside look at Cegep life? Check out Santi’s DECoding Cégep blog, a trilingual, interdisciplinary blog that explores strategies for building a better life at Cégep. And helping students make the most out of their time at Cegep, is not all Santi – Santiago Paiva – does. Science is the fi rst passion of […]

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