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Campus Life

Okanagan Regional Library opens branch at UBC

Nov 2, 2018 / 12:00 am

Don Nettleton, far left, and Monica Gaucher, both with the Okanagan Regional Library, present UBC Okanagan’s Deborah Buszard her own library card. Also...

Small student-designed home boasts big sustainability features

Nov 1, 2018 / 2:43 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Good things come in small packages — made even better when powered by passive energy. Dylan Roche and his family are excited to...

New award honours Okanagan columnist

Nov 1, 2018 / 1:53 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A new annual award for top marketing students at Okanagan College is honouring a well-known Okanagan businessman and columnist....

Cannabis industry expert to present at College’s Career Fair

Nov 1, 2018 / 12:31 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Those attending Okanagan College’s Career Fair on Nov. 4 will get more than future career or educational insights, they’ll...

UBC research determines oxygen may help with dementia patients

Nov 1, 2018 / 12:00 am

Oxygen therapy proves beneficial to some people with COPD A team of researchers, including several from UBC’s Okanagan campus, have determined that providing...

Renowned wine blogger launches SOMM3 film in Kelowna

Oct 30, 2018 / 12:21 pm

Okanagan College Media Release One of the top social media influencers in North America’s wine industry will be at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus on...

UBC tests out walk-in well-being clinic

Oct 30, 2018 / 12:00 am

Pilot project examines if people will drop-in for a mental health check-up UBC Okanagan’s Interprofessional Clinic is testing out a walk-in clinic where...

College helping job seekers get social media savvy at Career Fair

Oct 29, 2018 / 2:56 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Education? Check. Practical experience? Check. LinkedIn profile? Okanagan College Co-op Employment Co-ordinator Tanya Tarlit is...

Okanagan College’s technology programs awarded new national accreditation

Oct 29, 2018 / 10:36 am

Okanagan College Media Release Four engineering technology programs at Okanagan College have earned a new national accreditation designed to help create...

Exposing power from the sun

Oct 29, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC researchers work with sustainable industry partner to power green home Utilizing solar panels is a recognized way to harness renewable power from the sun....

OC and UBC Okanagan working together to build a greener future

Oct 25, 2018 / 2:18 pm

Okanagan College Media Release From sharing new ideas in smart energy use to envisioning what the buildings of tomorrow will look like, a new partnership by...

UBC launches report about BC wine territory identity

Oct 25, 2018 / 12:00 am

Jacques-Olivier Pesme, wine industry expert at UBC leads a wine leader forum while gathering infomraiton for the newly-released BC Wine Territory Identity...

Creating homes to withstand tornadoes

Oct 24, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan researcher Matiyas Bezabeh is studying the effect of extreme wind loads on tall timber building models at the Wind Engineering, Energy and...

Education hits the right note for Okanagan College

Oct 22, 2018 / 3:19 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Professional figure skater Nina Greschner arrived at Okanagan College last fall and traded in her skates for headphones and a...

Food recovery project supports rural Kootenay community

Oct 17, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC medical student Maegan Stuart. UBC medical student helps address food security in Kimberley A UBC medical student has helped tackle the problem of food...

UBC Okanagan opens its doors, welcomes the community home

Oct 15, 2018 / 12:00 am

Jon Montgomery, who won a gold medal in men’s skeleton at the Vancouver Olympics, is speaking at Nourish, this Saturday at UBC Okanagan. Homecoming is a...

Tolko chips in for Vernon youth

Oct 12, 2018 / 2:59 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Sixteen year old Vernon Secondary School student Nemo Des Mazes says she prefers working with her hands and building things...

OC natural gas reduction has a long history

Oct 12, 2018 / 2:39 pm

Okanagan College Media Release With the pressure on FortisBC natural gas customers to reduce consumption because of the pipeline explosion in Prince George...

UBC opens new Innovation Hub in downtown Kelowna

Oct 12, 2018 / 12:00 am

Panelists participate in a discussion about entrepreneurship at this Innovation UBC Kelowna Hub opening Thursday. Research findings and entrepreneurial spirit...

UBC researchers dig to get to the root of lavender’s secrets

Oct 11, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan Associate Professor Soheil Mahmoud, third from left, teaches students in a small lavender field on the Okanagan campus. Team identifies complete...

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