You are here
Back and better than ever! Campus 

Back and better than ever!

Vanier’s MEDLIFE is a chapter of MEDLIFE International, which is an organization that aids in improving access to medicine, education and community development initiatives in Latin America and Africa. It is done through Student Service Learning trips which take place annually. Vanier executives, committee seat members, volunteers, and Vanier students are able to attend this trip. Multiple fundraising events take place during the semester to finance this humanitarian trip. Furthermore, volunteering events are opportunities for students to get involved amongst MEDLIFE while benefitting our local community. They’re also an excellent…

Read More
The Insider is now on Discord! + New Potential Podcast! Campus 

The Insider is now on Discord! + New Potential Podcast!

Hey there Vanier students! We are proud to announce that the VCSA Insider now has its own Discord server. Our Discord server was made to connect with our readers. Our server offers many different chat channels tailored to the various subjects that our contributors will enjoy. Do you like debating on the current political hot topics? Do you want to know more about campus life? Want to share awesome artwork that you’ve made? Seen the best movie ever, and want others to know? Come on over! Our new Discord server…

Read More
A new start-up on campus Campus 

A new start-up on campus

Social Science students were able to attend a “coffee break” activity on September 29th and November 17th. This initiative serves as an “informal” discussion space amongst students and economics teachers where Applied Economics can be discussed outside of a classroom setting. Their first meeting was about Personal Finance and Wealth Management in the Age of Millennials, while their second meeting explored the Bridges and frontiers between Economics and Psychology.  During the first meeting, students were able to share their thoughts on portfolio diversification, real estate, and cryptocurrency while engaging in…

Read More
The Shoe Box Project – It’s a Wrap! Campus 

The Shoe Box Project – It’s a Wrap!

Through donations from Vanier students, staff, friends and family, the Vanier Shoe Box Project created 42 gift-filled shoe boxes. These holiday gifts will be donated to local women’s shelters for those impacted by homelessness. This project served a purpose to share kindness and love with the less fortunate during the Holiday Season.  I’d like to thank my team of volunteers who assisted me throughout this month-long project: Alexia Wojcik Da Silva, Gabriella Gratton, Vanessa Papamanolioudakis, Dhimahi Jigneshkumar Patel, Victoria Lattas-Patrinos and Alexandra Tsigaras. I’d also like to thank the Vanier…

Read More
Pasko Na Naman! It’s Christmas Again! Campus 

Pasko Na Naman! It’s Christmas Again!

Hey there, Vanier students! Are you looking for a group activity to do over the Holidays? The Vanier College Filipino Association (VCFA) will be organizing their first Christmas event on Wednesday, December 15, and all Vanier students are welcome to join! Titled Pasko Na Naman! It’s Christmas Again!, the VCFA will be offering classic Filipino games as well as food from Aunt Dai restaurant. It is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the end of your semester, meet some new friends and learn more about Filipino culture. Admission is free, and…

Read More
Don’t Forget Your S.T.A.R. Hours! Campus 

Don’t Forget Your S.T.A.R. Hours!

On Omnivox, you can officially download the S.T.A.R. hours request application! For those who don’t know, the S.T.A.R. program recognizes a minimum of 60 hours of volunteer work and participation on and off-campus and will be recognized on your transcript.  Any volunteer work or club participation on campus can be used for S.T.A.R. hours, whether volunteering for the open house, aiding in V.C.S.A. events, or even writing for the Insider! It’s important to note that you can receive S.T.A.R. hours only if: You are a full-time student  Not on academic…

Read More
Vanier Women’s Soccer Team Division 1 are National Champions! Campus 

Vanier Women’s Soccer Team Division 1 are National Champions!

The Cheetahs are #1 in the country!! Yes, the Vanier College Women’s Soccer Team Division 1 is number 1 in Canada, winning gold in the 2021 Women’s Soccer National Championship.   A big congrats to the Vanier Women’s Soccer Team Division 1 on their huge victory in winning the National Champions! On November 13, our Women’s Soccer Team Division 1 defeated the Dynamiques de Sainte-Foy, from CEGEP Sainte-Foy, in the CCAA National Championship Game. The Cheetahs won with a final score of 3-0 in the gold medal match and gained the…

Read More
Women’s Self Defense Workshop and Vanier Art Hive Activities Campus 

Women’s Self Defense Workshop and Vanier Art Hive Activities

Hey Vanier Students, there are plenty of workshops and activities for you to attend on Campus! There will be a Women’s Self Defense Workshop, and The Vanier Art Hive has some fun activities organized for you. Student Services has organized a Women’s Self Defense Workshop. The workshop is to empower our female students and give them the tools they need to protect themselves. The workshop will be provided by Sasha Reece, a Martial artist who has 20+ years of experience in Karate and Kung Fu. She is also a First-Degree…

Read More
Black Friday Blowout Campus 

Black Friday Blowout

This time around, it is our turn to give back! For many, Black Friday is the best occasion to thank the community they serve. Here at Jake’s Co-op, we are more than grateful to have the chance to accompany our students, teachers and service personnel through their week and perhaps make things a bit easier for them. Whenever you forget your calculator at home, right before an exam or when you take the decision to show your school pride by acquiring a Vanier hoodie, we are here to make sure…

Read More is here for your mental support! Campus is here for your mental support!

Do you want to find a safe place to talk about your feelings? Do you want help to help people raise awareness about mental health? Do you want to participate in activities to socialize and boost your morale? is here for you! is Canada’s only charity training and empowering young leaders to revolutionize mental health. was founded to prevent the rise of suicidal thoughts in youth across the country. All leaders are trained to talk, present and raise awareness and dismantle barriers to ensure positive mental health…

Read More