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Campus Life

Renowned human rights activist to give free public talk at Okanagan College

Jan 29, 2018 / 11:40 am

Okanagan College Media Release For more than 30 years, Rick Sauvé has dedicated his life to improving the recognition of prisoners as rights-bearing citizens...

UBC researchers map smoke taint in wine grapes

Jan 25, 2018 / 12:00 am

Smoky-flavoured chemicals are absorbed quickly and stay put Grape growers have long sought to protect their crops from the effects of wildfire smoke and...

Provincial funds support growing demand for tech-related education

Jan 22, 2018 / 12:00 am

Interior universities aim to remedy shortfall of skilled post-secondary graduates Students in BC’s interior looking for a career in tech-related programs have...

UBC Okanagan’s engineering students leave for downhill challenge

Jan 22, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan's entry for the 2018 Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race Team is ready for annual concrete toboggan race For this particular group of engineering...

UBC researcher receives federal support to research egg industry sustainability

Jan 19, 2018 / 12:00 am

Industrial Research Chair partnership will advance sustainability measurement and management As a leading Canadian expert in sustainability, UBC’s Nathan...

Indigenous carving course takes shape at Okanagan College

Jan 15, 2018 / 2:28 pm

Okanagan College Media Release An internationally renowned master carver and Indigenous artist is setting up shop at Okanagan College this winter to pass on the...

Water Engineering grad on road to success after College experience

Jan 11, 2018 / 12:06 pm

Okanagan College Media Release With big goals to be part of the solution for a brighter environmental future in British Columbia, Brian Bjorkland enrolled in...

New research finds that mould can infiltrate and weaken bio-composite materials

Jan 11, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC researcher Bryn Crawford holds a sample sheet made with flax bio-waste. The black spots on the sheet indicate mould growth. Mould on a substance will affect...

Abrupt end to exercise not the answer when it comes to eating disorder treatment

Jan 10, 2018 / 12:00 am

People with eating disorders need to find healthful relationships with exercise UBC researcher Danika Quesnel says telling people who are undergoing treatment...

UBC’s fine arts studios open for Portfolio Day and Creative Days

Jan 5, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC instructor Katherine Pickering reviews Bachelor of Fine Arts student Matthew Glenn’s portfolio. Prospective students can earn feedback on their portfolio...

Winner declared in Okanagan College 3-Hour Short Story contest

Jan 2, 2018 / 11:41 am

Okanagan College Media Release More than 30 budding writers from across the valley put their writing skills to the test in Okanagan College’s 8th Annual...

Distinguished Alumnus Ben Klick to headline weekend of concerts at OC

Jan 2, 2018 / 8:50 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College is kicking off 2018 with a weekend of musical entertainment featuring some of Kelowna’s outstanding local...

College chefs help prepare for a flavourful Christmas

Dec 22, 2017 / 12:35 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College Chef Bernard Casavant, Chef Mike Barillaro and 14 culinary arts students are putting their talents and training...

Scholarship supports post-secondary transfer students at Okanagan College

Dec 22, 2017 / 10:35 am

Okanagan College Media Release Merritt’s Jake Tourand moved to Kelowna to attend Okanagan College this fall with some significant help – $5,000 of it –...

Prestigious scholarships propel Okanagan College students to study abroad

Dec 21, 2017 / 10:20 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s Grace Oswald and Kira Johnson are among 29 students in British Columbia that are fulfilling their dreams of...

College’s child care centre sets a first in sustainability

Dec 20, 2017 / 2:16 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Penticton is now home to one of the most energy efficient daycares in the country. The new Little Learners Academy, located on...

Collaborative program opens doors for Indigenous trades students

Dec 20, 2017 / 11:19 am

Okanagan College Media Release Cameron Jack was just 17 when he first stepped into the carpentry shop at Okanagan College. Two years and two levels of...

Plot twists, new high-school category for annual fiction competition

Dec 20, 2017 / 12:00 am

Submission deadline fast approaching for UBC Okanagan's Short Story Contest To celebrate the 20th year of its public debut in the Okanagan, UBC’s creative...

UBC prof points to a potential aid in combating the opioid crisis

Dec 19, 2017 / 12:00 am

Assoc. Prof. Zach Walsh. Kratom may be valuable tool in addressing epidemic As the opioid crisis in Canada reaches alarming new heights, claiming the lives of...

People with Type 2 diabetes need more support, say researchers

Dec 19, 2017 / 12:00 am

Heather Gainsforth is an assistant professor at UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences International review determines ‘teaching how to eat...

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