Campus Life

Scholarships support health-care training at OC’s Revelstoke Centre

Apr 30, 2019 / 11:06 am

Okanagan College Media Release Study to be a Health Care Assistant (HCA) in Revelstoke and be confident that the community is there to support you. Revelstoke...

‘Seeing the light’ behind radiation therapy

Apr 30, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBC research measures an accurate and precise dose of radiation Delivering just the right dose of radiation for cancer patients is a delicate balance in their...

The Okanagan is RIPE with innovative applied research

Apr 26, 2019 / 3:42 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Does your business or organization have unique problems that need solving? Can eating bugs really help save the planet? How can...

Okanagan College nabs seven medals at Skills BC

Apr 26, 2019 / 10:23 am

Okanagan College Media Release Winning gold usually means the hard work is done, but for Okanagan College Aircraft Maintenance Engineer student, Josh Burnell,...

Clearing an icy windshield is about to get easier, says UBC engineer

Apr 26, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBC engineer Kevin Golovin says ice buildup may become a thing of the past. Researchers develop new class of anti-ice surfaces Scraping an icy windshield can be...

OC Coyotes bring hot bats to beat Dinos, now top the leagues

Apr 25, 2019 / 11:33 am

Okanagan College Media Release After a midweek double header last week that saw the Coyotes split with the TRU Wolfpack, OC took to the road and headed to...

UBC Okanagan engineers make injectable tissues a reality

Apr 25, 2019 / 12:00 am

Doctoral student Mohamed Gamal uses a newly developed cell encapsulation device. New device encases delicate cells into protective microgels A simple injection...

Former youth in care take advantage of free tuition program

Apr 24, 2019 / 2:28 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Forty-three former youth in care have accessed post-secondary education and skills training at Okanagan College, thanks to the...

OC’s new fundraising director starts June 10

Apr 24, 2019 / 11:29 am

Okanagan College Media Release A new face will be leading Okanagan College’s fundraising efforts beginning June 10. Helen Jackman will join the College as...

Black holes, time warps and zombie films: All part of learning opportunity at Experience OC

Apr 24, 2019 / 10:23 am

Okanagan College Media Release What’s the deal with human violence? If you could warp time in a black hole, would you want to? Who started the trend of zombie...

Men’s knowledge on prostate cancer needs improving

Apr 16, 2019 / 12:00 am

Despite tools, there’s a disconnect when it comes to information and treatment UBC researchers have determined the majority of men struggle when it comes to...

UBC Okanagan opens new community-engaged research space

Apr 15, 2019 / 12:00 am

Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility and Kelowna—Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr are surrounded by UBC Okanagan...

Time is money, especially when it comes to giving

Apr 15, 2019 / 12:00 am

Research from UBC Okanagan, University of Melbourne and the University of Guelph shows that changing the deadline for donations closer to tax time can increase...

Carpenter Foundation program builds skills and community in South Okanagan

Apr 11, 2019 / 10:22 am

Okanagan College Media Release The residential construction industry is thriving in the South Okanagan, and a carpentry program with extra supports for...

UBC researchers say eggs for breakfast benefits those with diabetes

Apr 11, 2019 / 12:00 am

Low-carb breakfast improves control of blood glucose levels While some cereals may be the breakfast of champions, a UBC professor suggests people with Type 2...

New guideline decreases breast cancer re-operation rates

Apr 10, 2019 / 12:00 am

Alex Monaghan, a second-year Southern Medical Program student at UBC Okanagan, says a recently new surgical guideline has reduced re-operation rates breast...

Mature students benefit from confidence and credentials

Apr 8, 2019 / 10:37 am

Okanagan College Media Release Maria Otting knew something had to change. Having relocated to Salmon Arm, she found herself in need of a new work environment...

Gold-medal cyclist shares stories of tragedies and triumph

Apr 8, 2019 / 12:00 am

Meghan Grant inspires audience at UBCO Athletic Scholarship Breakfast Anybody who has ever endured a miss-step or a bit of bad luck could have taken away a...

Housing help needed for new tourism program students

Apr 5, 2019 / 10:54 am

The advent of Okanagan College’s new tourism management diploma program means there is significant need to accommodate students who will be arriving in...

College celebrates a decade of recognizing Aboriginal students’ achievements

Apr 4, 2019 / 9:05 am

Okanagan College Media Release Saturday, March 9 marked the 10th Annual Aboriginal Student Recognition Ceremony at Okanagan College and students, educators and...