Campus Life

Psychology student captures top prize at UBCO 3MT final

Mar 15, 2019 / 12:00 am

Cassidy Wallis presents her research at UBC Okanagan’s sixth annual Three Minute Thesis competition. Graduate students boil down their research into...

New technology accelerates the science of deceleration

Mar 14, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBCO School of Engineering researcher Mohammad Arjmand examines the new polymer-based brake pad which could revolutionize braking systems in cars and trains....

OC Business students shine at WCBC

Mar 13, 2019 / 9:50 am

Okanagan College Media Release Two teams and an individual student from Okanagan College made the podium in their divisions at the Western Canadian Business...

UBCO invests $70M in new on-campus student housing

Mar 13, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBCO currently has space for 1,680 students to live on campus which allows it to meet its guarantee to provide student housing to every first-year student. Two...

Research suggests adoption assessment tool lags behind societal changes

Mar 12, 2019 / 12:00 am

Screening tools do generally work but research has determined that the Transracial Adoptive Parenting Scale is not accurate enough to determine what type of...

OC student learns and leads as part of Launch-a-Preneur

Mar 8, 2019 / 9:50 am

The student has become a teacher in Shuswap Launch-a-Preneur. The Salmon Arm-based business competition has helped propel Laureen Shannon, a fourth-year...

Prizes awarded to UBC Okanagan’s top researchers

Mar 8, 2019 / 12:00 am

Three professors named Researcher of the Year UBC’s Okanagan campus is home to nearly 300 faculty researchers that are exploring some of the most urgent...

Rethinking risk: Are children too safe for their own good?

Mar 7, 2019 / 9:17 am

Okanagan College Media Release Childhood is changing, but what will that do for confidence and resilience in adults? Dr. Mariana Brussoni, an associate...

Health Care Assistant program intake starts as demand spikes in Salmon Arm

Mar 7, 2019 / 8:29 am

Okanagan College Media Release More health-care beds opening up is good news for patients and for those seeking careers in caring. An intake of Okanagan...

OC Enactus teams take regionals by storm, earn berths to nationals

Mar 7, 2019 / 8:17 am

Okanagan College Media Release Neither freezing temperatures nor strong competition from some of the top business schools in the west could stop Okanagan...

When it comes to controlling rainwater runoff, some provinces lag behind

Mar 7, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan doctoral student Sadia Ishaq's research has found that Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec have embraced alternative stormwater...

OC Business students capture silver at Winning Pitch

Mar 6, 2019 / 3:02 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A team of second-year Okanagan College School of Business students took home the silver medal at a recent competition in...

Fruitful idea earns OC Vernon students top prize at Enactus Western Canada Regionals

Mar 6, 2019 / 12:29 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A team of business students from Okanagan College’s Vernon campus notched one of three first-place finishes for OC at Enactus...

OC Speakers series powers up in Kelowna with a talk about leadership

Mar 4, 2019 / 2:52 pm

Okanagan College Media Release There are leaders, and there are those who lead. Do you know the difference, and which one are you? These are among the questions...

New tech training program at OC inspires high school students

Mar 4, 2019 / 8:59 am

Okanagan College Media Release School District 67 students are pulling back the curtain on the electronic devices they use every day and learning about the...

UBC Okanagan hosts first-ever Giving Day

Mar 4, 2019 / 12:00 am

Entire day devoted to raising funds for a number of campus needs It’s a marathon of a different kind. And one that will benefit students at UBC’s Okanagan...

OC student takes top prize at 36th Annual Spaghetti Bridge Contest

Mar 1, 2019 / 3:50 pm

Okanagan College Media Release The 36th annual Spaghetti Bridge Building Contest at Okanagan College provided an arena for laughter, excitement, a few tense...

Pride and Prejudice and dinner at Okanagan College

Feb 28, 2019 / 11:18 am

Okanagan College Media Release It is a truth universally acknowledged that the only thing more fun than a Jane Austen work adapted for the stage is a Jane...

OC and UBC Okanagan researchers explore how to better support migrant workers in B.C.

Feb 28, 2019 / 9:02 am

Okanagan College Media Release From urban farms to rural orchards and countless settings in between, a team of UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College researchers...

UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College researchers explore how to better support migrant workers

Feb 28, 2019 / 12:00 am

Susana Caxaj, assistant professor in the school of nursing at UBC’s Okanagan campus From urban farms to rural orchards and countless settings in between, a...