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Campus Life

Student housing initiative announcement

Mar 5, 2021 / 10:40 am

To the Okanagan College community, Earlier today, B.C. Premier John Horgan, Vernon-Monashee MLA Harwinder Sandhu, and OC President Jim Hamilton – joined by...

College offers summer courses and virtual information sessions to help students get ahead

Mar 4, 2021 / 2:10 pm

Summer plans uncertain because of COVID? Okanagan College is once again offering its summer session courses online and via flexible distance education options...

UBCO’s substance use clinic accepting new patients virtually

Mar 4, 2021 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan’s Problematic Substance Use Clinic offer low-barrier options for treatment. It offers virtual treatment options and structures fees on a sliding...

UBCO and Interior Health offer free, confidential drug checking

Mar 4, 2021 / 12:00 am

Third-year UBCO nursing student Thomas Pool, a trained FTIR technician, checks a drug sample during a harm-reduction session on campus. New enhanced service...

Misinformation, polarization impeding environmental protection efforts

Mar 4, 2021 / 12:00 am

UBCO researchers are concerned about how the actions of some scientists, advocacy groups and the public are eroding efforts to conserve biodiversity, including...

UBC Okanagan collaboration supports seniors nationally

Mar 3, 2021 / 12:00 am

Nav-CARE is a program where trained volunteers provide navigation services to people with declining health who are living at home. Federal funding makes...

Philosopher shines light on dark world of misinformation

Mar 2, 2021 / 12:00 am

UBCO is hosting a two-day virtual event this week featuring presentations and in-depth discussions on misinformation and how quickly it spreads Deception,...

UBCO economist says private security systems bar others from protection

Mar 1, 2021 / 12:00 am

UBCO research shows that people are not uniformly protected by police services and it demonstrates a classic case of inequity between segments of society....

CFUW Kelowna celebrates 60 years of empowering women

Feb 26, 2021 / 1:39 pm

Before there was Okanagan College or the University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO), a small group of women met to discuss how they could contribute to...

Open education efforts continue to enhance access for OC students

Feb 25, 2021 / 8:19 am

Thanks to a grant from BCcampus, over the next several months Okanagan College will be adding to its strong track record for promoting and supporting open...

UBC Okanagan launches micro-credential programs

Feb 25, 2021 / 12:00 am

Assistant Professor of Teaching Dean Richert and student Ram Dershan prepare a workstation that will be used for the industrial automation micro-credential...

Indigenous Awards drives support for OC students

Feb 24, 2021 / 10:47 am

Kamloops’ Austin MacArthur moved to Kelowna to attend Okanagan College’s Automotive Service Technician program to unlock a lifelong dream of becoming a...

The month of March is set aside to embrace aging in the Okanagan

Feb 24, 2021 / 12:00 am

Naomi Mison, who is hosting an event to discuss virtual solutions to support loved ones during COVIID-19, has a conversation with her mother on Skype. More than...

Province partners with Interior universities for COVID-19 research solutions

Feb 18, 2021 / 12:00 am

Projects will look at improving N95 masks, mental health and well-being The BC Ministry of Health is investing in BC Interior research universities to...

Friends fur life help build skills for life

Feb 17, 2021 / 12:00 am

Dogs put the fun into learning vital social skills A new UBC Okanagan study finds children not only reap the benefits of working with therapy dogs–they enjoy...

College and Monashee applied research projects seeks participants

Feb 16, 2021 / 1:23 pm

An applied research project by Okanagan College and Monashee Health Collective, a local allied health professional clinic, is in need of participants to help...

OC students get primed for financial success

Feb 16, 2021 / 8:58 am

A local partnership with a non-profit company, Launch Financial Education Society (Launch Okanagan), is powering up to help Okanagan College students boost...

UBCO professor discusses the importance of public art

Feb 16, 2021 / 12:00 am

Celestial Bodies: Four Stories of the Night Sky, projections will be shown at the Rotary Centre for the Arts until February 28. Public art adds beauty to the...

Showing virtual love on Valentine’s Day

Feb 11, 2021 / 12:00 am

COVID-19 needn't be an excuse to skip Valentine's Day. UBCO researcher offers advice on stress reduction, relationship maintenance Unfortunately, love isn’t...

A date with OC: A Valentine’s dinner surprise

Feb 9, 2021 / 2:35 pm

Last minute Valentine’s day plans aren’t always the most memorable, but Okanagan College’s restaurant, Infusions, has a solution for you this Saturday...

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