Campus Life

Gateway program gives students the tools they need to succeed in school and life

Feb 7, 2019 / 2:11 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Last year, 19-year-old Desiree Tachit found herself struggling with anxiety, depression and unhealthy coping mechanisms. The idea...

Making the connection: College offers emerging technology program

Feb 6, 2019 / 2:21 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Ever wondered what health care and real estate have in common? Both are among the countless industries that will be impacted by...

Seven Fallen Feathers author and journalist offering two presentations in the Okanagan

Feb 6, 2019 / 1:04 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Award-winning author and journalist Tanya Talaga will delve into hard truths revealed in her critically acclaimed book, Seven...

Seven Fallen Feathers author and journalist offering two presentations in the Okanagan

Feb 6, 2019 / 12:00 am

Award-winning author and journalist Tanya Talaga. Award-winning author and journalist Tanya Talaga will delve into hard truths revealed in her critically...

College’s 12th Annual Business Expo & Employment Fair brings employment opportunities

Feb 4, 2019 / 9:14 am

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Broken leg sets in motion a love for physics

Jan 31, 2019 / 10:21 am

Okanagan College Media Release It’s hard to imagine a broken leg being a good thing, but that’s exactly how Brandon Katerberg describes a longboarding...

Canadian Culinary Championships afford local talent big opportunities

Jan 31, 2019 / 9:10 am

Okanagan College Media Release Eleven of Canada’s top chefs will be in Kelowna competing in the Canadian Culinary Championships this weekend. Aspiring chefs...

UBC research examines living well while dying

Jan 30, 2019 / 12:00 am

Study shows how terminal cancer patients choose to live life with new meaning A UBC professor has determined that people diagnosed with terminal cancer—who...

Tuition increasing at OC

Jan 29, 2019 / 2:01 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Tuition will be increasing at Okanagan College in the coming year. In accordance with provincial policy limiting tuition...

UBC researcher adopts play-by-play method to understand how counsellors can promote health

Jan 29, 2019 / 12:00 am

Assistant Professor Heather Gainforth researches behaviour change with the School of Health and Exercise Sciences. Videos help analyze what works to help people...

UBC Okanagan students get ready for a high-tech world with new facility

Jan 25, 2019 / 12:00 am

Students at University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Okanagan campus will be well prepared for a high-tech world studying in The Commons, a new multipurpose...

UBC researchers develop high-level gas detection system

Jan 24, 2019 / 12:00 am

Gas sensing ‘artificial nose’ created on 3D-printers A new gas detector, developed by researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus, enables highly accurate odour...

OC Business students rise to the top in international business case competition

Jan 23, 2019 / 4:16 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College School of business students proved once again they are among the cream of the crop in Canada, cruising to a...

Copy cats: When is a bobcat not a bobcat?

Jan 23, 2019 / 12:00 am

Is it a bobcat or a lynx? Even experts, when using publicly-submitted images, have trouble telling the two wildcats apart. Photo credit: James Gagnon. Telling...

Popular soup showdown is back on the menu

Jan 22, 2019 / 1:51 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Culinary teams from nine local restaurants have planned it, prepared it and tasted it. On Jan. 24, they’ll be ready for you to...

School life-changing experience for student

Jan 22, 2019 / 11:25 am

Okanagan College Media Release When Jenna Tulak received her acceptance letter to Okanagan College Vernon campus, she remembers screaming for joy and calling...

College welcomes Richards as new Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Jan 15, 2019 / 11:50 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College business students have a new expert entrepreneur to turn to for insight and advice. Jason Richards, who has been...

Dine Around returns to Infusions at Okanagan College

Jan 14, 2019 / 10:24 am

Foodies, take note. Diners looking to sip Okanagan wines and savour locally-inspired dishes can once again pull up a chair and enjoy a new dinner menu from the...

From Olympians to thespians: OC Speaker Series presenters will inspire and delight

Jan 11, 2019 / 11:01 am

This week, Okanagan College’s Penticton campus is launching a series of presentations designed to inspire the community to embrace its potential in 2019....

Culinary Arts info night on the menu at Okanagan College on Monday

Jan 11, 2019 / 10:41 am

Okanagan College Media Release With many kitchens in the Okanagan and across the province on the hunt for cooks, the College is hosting an info session next...

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