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Campus Life

Artificial anti-oxidant may be the next go-to supplement

Sep 11, 2018 / 12:00 am

Study shows TEMPO is up to 100 times more powerful than vitamin E Naturally-derived anti-oxidants have become the ‘it’ health ingredient to look for in...

OC Speaker Series takes the stage Sept. 10

Sep 10, 2018 / 12:06 pm

Learning isn’t just for little ones going back to school this fall. On Sept. 10, Okanagan College’s Penticton campus is launching a series of presentations...

Jacobsen family donates $1 million to Okanagan College

Sep 7, 2018 / 1:40 pm

It’s the largest gift ever to support Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus, and it will accelerate a centre of excellence in automotive training and open doors...

New upper campus access to UBC Okanagan officially opens

Sep 7, 2018 / 12:00 am

The City of Kelowna celebrated the opening of John Hindle Drive, the newest western access route to UBC’s Okanagan campus, in an official ribbon cutting...

UBC study shows school-based activity depends on teacher buy-in

Sep 5, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan associate professor Mary Jung Researchers examine BC’s daily physical activity guidelines With back to school, there are many things on a...

UBC Okanagan welcomes students back to campus

Sep 4, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC President Santa Ono addresses a packed gymnasium as he welcomes more than 2,400 first-year students to the Okanagan campus. Early indications show it will...

Building on Progress to showcase climate action initiatives

Aug 30, 2018 / 1:38 pm

Okanagan College will host a regional event with global implications. Building on Progress: Climate Action across Local, Regional and Global Levels will open...

Budding cannabis industry brings unique education opportunities to Okanagan College

Aug 29, 2018 / 10:49 am

As the emerging cannabis industry continues to spark growing interest and dialogue, Okanagan College has partnered with experts across the region and beyond to...

UBC researcher wonders where the women are

Aug 29, 2018 / 12:00 am

Study shows females under-represented in top research journals After an in-depth study, a UBC Okanagan researcher says almost every aspect of two top science...

$1.3M grant to help those with developmental disabilities find work

Aug 28, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan researcher working with community groups to develop online education Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus have received over $1.3M in federal...

Penticton Campus Orientation Day rolls out red carpet

Aug 27, 2018 / 12:22 pm

Way’. Bienvenue. Willkommen. Welcome. No matter how you say it, Okanagan College wants students to walk away from Orientation Day at the Penticton campus on...

Kick Off college studies with carnival

Aug 27, 2018 / 11:23 am

There’s no better way to shake off those first-day jitters than a carnival. Okanagan College’s Salmon Arm campus will welcome everyone Tuesday, Sept. 4 with...

UBC study raises the standard for measuring nerve cell death

Aug 27, 2018 / 12:00 am

Postdoctoral fellow Aaron Johnstone. Research improves screening of experimental therapies for neurodegenerative disease Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus...

Black Hills Estate grows new support for viticulture students

Aug 24, 2018 / 3:32 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Viticulture students at Okanagan College have something new to cheer about. Black Hills Estate Winery is creating a new...

College and film industry collaborate on new course offerings

Aug 23, 2018 / 10:37 am

Okanagan College Media Release Lights! Camera! Action! Those looking to break into careers in B.C.’s booming film industry can explore new courses coming to...

UBC Okanagan linguist creates language for Hollywood film Alpha

Aug 23, 2018 / 12:00 am

Actor Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson plays Tau, father to the main character in Alpha. He describes the language Schreyer created as “something built with...

UBC Okanagan researchers shine a light on 150-year old mystery

Aug 21, 2018 / 12:00 am

Kenneth Chau, associate professor of engineering at UBC Okanagan. Discovery by international research team advances understanding of light momentum The idea...

College powers up new welding building in Penticton

Aug 20, 2018 / 11:56 am

Okanagan College Media Release Welders training in the South Okanagan now have a state-of-the-art new shop in which to spark their torches and test their metal....

Valley First invests in early learning

Aug 17, 2018 / 11:16 am

Lunch and snack time at the Little Learners Academy will be a little bit easier, thanks to a donation from Valley First. Valley First, a division of First West...

Indigenous Wood Carving returns to Kelowna campus this fall

Aug 15, 2018 / 11:54 am

Master carver and artist Darren McKenzie is once again setting up shop at Okanagan College with the goal of ingraining in students his passion for carving while...

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