Campus Life

Twenty years and 700 students later, partnership between colleges takes root

Aug 30, 2011 / 1:13 pm

Okanagan College Media Release The relationship between Okanagan College and Toyota Technical College may have started two decades ago, but as the 700th...

Entrepreneur applies expertise to benefit College business students

Aug 29, 2011 / 4:10 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Mel Kotler’s record of service to the community is about to grow longer, but this time he’ll be helping the next generation...

New dean to lead growing College of Graduate Studies

Aug 26, 2011 / 12:00 am

Miriam Grant, Vice Provost of Research and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies A new dean will welcome a record number of students to the College of...

Learn to expect the unexpected

Aug 26, 2011 / 12:00 am

The Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) is not a typical faculty of “creative and performing arts.” FCCS was conceived as a unique interweaving...

Teaching and learning a life-long pursuit

Aug 26, 2011 / 12:00 am

Learn to teach, teach to learn -- that is the mantra of the Faculty of Education. The Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan...

Engineering students move in to new facility

Aug 26, 2011 / 12:00 am

Students will have a new building, labs and classrooms when they return to class this fall class at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus...

Combined programs take interdisciplinary approach to health, exercise study

Aug 26, 2011 / 12:00 am

Created from the merging of the Human Kinetics and Health Studies Program, the new School of Health and Exercise Sciences offers an interdisciplinary program of...

Master of Management offered for first time

Aug 26, 2011 / 12:00 am

Now Faculty of Management students can take their education beyond an undergrad degree with the addition of the Master of Management program at UBC’s Okanagan...

New and innovative opportunities in nursing education

Aug 26, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC’s Okanagan campus School of Nursing is building on a foundation of community engagement and global development work to offer students a full,...

New mental health centre to open

Aug 26, 2011 / 12:00 am

The School of Social Work at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus will break new ground next year when it opens a mental health centre on...

Doctors-in-training arrive at UBC’s Okanagan campus

Aug 26, 2011 / 12:00 am

The doctor is in. The inaugural class of the Southern Medical Program (SMP) has begun studies as part of the University of British Columbia Faculty of...

Heat ready for the big leagues of university sport

Aug 26, 2011 / 12:00 am

Sports action will be getting even hotter on the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus with the Okanagan Heat taking on some of the top university...

Let the truth be told

Aug 26, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC Professor Steven Porter will be conducting a workshop on how to tell if someone is lying on Sept. 17. This is the first time Porter has offered the workshop...

How to spell stress relief

Aug 25, 2011 / 12:00 am

Gokce Ozel, (middle background) leads a fun leadership activity during a training session for the Jump Start program which helps international students adjust...

Helping foreign students feel at home in new surroundings

Aug 24, 2011 / 12:00 am

When Adi Prabowo came to the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus three years ago, things were challenging for the native of Indonesia, but...

Southern Medical Program students tour UBC campus

Aug 23, 2011 / 12:00 am

Dr. Allan Jones, regional associate dean, Interior, with some of the medical students who will be attending the program at the Okanagan campus in January. They...

Where are all the UBC graduates going?

Aug 12, 2011 / 12:00 am

Emma Talbott is embarking on a thesis that will identify the rate of student retention in the Valley. Study underway to see how many remain in the Okanagan...

Where are all the UBC graduates going?

Aug 12, 2011 / 12:00 am


UBC undergrad gets rare opportunity to log time on international telescope

Aug 8, 2011 / 12:00 am

Young astronomer researching the formation of new stars, connections to the universe  Steve Mairs Steve Mairs will boldly go where few undergrads have gone...

Students get taste of Mayan life

Aug 5, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC visitors gain greater appreciation for Canada and Mexico Patrick Murphy, far right, makes sure to digitally chronicle his friend Cory Cheyne grinding corn...