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Embrace the New Year with VSP!

First and foremost, the Vancouver Summer Program team wishes everyone a very happy new year and a warm welcome into 2024! The beginning of a new year symbolizes a clean slate, offering the perfect opportunity to embark on fresh adventures, pursue new dreams, and challenge ourselves to grow beyond our comfort zones. One common tradition during this season is making resolutions, and among the popular choices are aspirations like traveling, learning a new language, and studying abroad. In this blog post, let’s delve into the exciting world of studying abroad and explore how UBC and VSP 2024 is the perfect […]

Campus Culture: How UBC’s Thunderbird Nickname Came to Be

UBC’s Thunderbird mascot has a long and meaningful history, yet not many people know of that. Learn the creation of our institution’s iconic nickname in this blogpost!

Post-VSP 2022: Program Highlights & What Now?

And…that’s a wrap for VSP 2022! We hope everyone had an amazing time in the program! In this blogpost, let’s reflect on how VSP went as we showcase some program highlights in our time together. Take this as a “letter” from the VSP team to you.

How to Make the Most of Your VSP Experience

Participating in such an all-rounded and comprehensive program like VSP can be overwhelming because there might be so much you want to accomplish in your time here. However, it is also important to be efficient and hone in to the experiences and skills that are most important to you. Whether you need help streamlining your countless goals or don’t know where to begin, here are five endeavors you can consider to make the most of your VSP experience this year!

Online VSP: How to Succeed in your Classes and Preventing Zoom Fatigue

With the June Virtual Session of VSP coming up soon, you may have to readjust back into the online learning environment. To support you with this, the VSP Team has prepared five tips to help you make the most of your online classes.

Reasons why you should attend VSP from a former VSP student

“I think it’s important to participate in VSP with an open mind and be ready to embrace the social and academic experiences that come with it”

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