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Made in Canada health-care initiative launches in Europe

Sep 27, 2022 / 9:30 am

UBC Okanagan’s NavCARE, designed to help older people with declining health age safely in their homes, has now expanded to six European countries. The...

UBC powers FORWARD to drive decades of discovery and solutions

Sep 24, 2022 / 11:00 am

A bold commitment to help solve some of the world's most urgent problems--that's the promise and potential of FORWARD, the campaign for UBC, a $3 billion...

Emo-jional rescue: UBCO researchers create tool to measure the emotion in emojis

Sep 22, 2022 / 6:00 am

UBC Okanagan researchers are sharing a new tool for academics hoping to better understand and measure the ever-expanding world of emojis in everyday...

Province funds largest-ever number of UBCO research endeavours

Sep 21, 2022 / 4:30 pm

The post Province funds largest-ever number of UBCO research endeavours appeared first on UBC Okanagan News.

Okanagan College invites community to week of activities leading to National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Okanagan College invites community to week of activities leading to National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Sep 21, 2022 / 4:14 pm

Okanagan College is inviting people across the region to join our learning community in marking the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30, as we...

UBCO celebrates 10 years of canine therapy programs

Sep 21, 2022 / 6:00 am

In 2022, B.A.R.K. hosted more than 25 drop-in and BARK2GO sessions each for a combined total of more than 4,000 canine visits aimed to help reduce student...

Kelowna mayoral candidates invited to public debate hosted by Okanagan College, UBC Okanagan

Kelowna mayoral candidates invited to public debate hosted by Okanagan College, UBC Okanagan

Sep 20, 2022 / 4:15 pm

Mayoral candidates in Kelowna will speak specifically to issues that matter to university and college students at an on-campus debate at the end of September....

Okanagan College alumni Emily McKay made a lot of connections while studying at OC’s School of Business

Okanagan College alumni Emily McKay made a lot of connections while studying at OC’s School of Business

Sep 20, 2022 / 11:43 am

Those connections led her to where she is today, as a social entrepreneur with a fashion business aimed at sustainability in an industry that produces...

UBCO invites the community to explore campus on Open Day

Sep 20, 2022 / 6:00 am

UBC Okanagan is welcoming the community to campus for Homecoming 2022. Along with exhibits, presentations, and varsity athletics games, there are several...

UBCO team examines the roots of great wine tourism

Sep 15, 2022 / 9:28 am

Giving your guests the chance to participate in agricultural workshops or hands-on activities are just some of the ways wineries can create an authentic and...

With over 12,000 hungry mouths, UBCO recruits people passionate about food

Sep 13, 2022 / 6:00 am

UBCO is looking for passionate and friendly staff in a variety of roles to help provide students with warm meals and enjoyable experiences. While back-to-school...

Evening marking 15 years of OC Writing and Publishing program celebrates creative community

Evening marking 15 years of OC Writing and Publishing program celebrates creative community

Sep 12, 2022 / 10:18 am

Writers and fine artists in the North Okanagan have found a lot of reasons to celebrate this fall. Fifteen years’ worth of reasons, to be exact. The community...

Advice for "first-gen" parents with students headed to university

Sep 12, 2022 / 6:00 am

UBC Okanagan Associate Vice-President, Students Dale Mullings. With at least 20 per cent of first-year UBC Okanagan students the first in their families to...

UBCO welcomes class of brand-new students

Sep 8, 2022 / 6:00 am

While UBCO's student population has increased over the years, the campus footprint and its research facilities have also grown significantly since UBCO opened....

Hoopla Fundraiser for Okanagan College Coyotes to be hosted by Sportsnet’s Brad Fay

Hoopla Fundraiser for Okanagan College Coyotes to be hosted by Sportsnet’s Brad Fay

Sep 7, 2022 / 8:31 am

After a two-year hiatus, the Kelowna College Basketball Society is bringing back its much-anticipated and popular Hoopla event, raising awareness and support...

The Market at Okanagan College serving up locally produced food to fuel back-to-school

The Market at Okanagan College serving up locally produced food to fuel back-to-school

Sep 7, 2022 / 8:26 am

Move over, cafeteria lunch trays: locally produced foods and goods are sliding into the spotlight at Okanagan College this September. The Market at Okanagan...

OC pathways pilot provides better access, supports students needing prerequisites

OC pathways pilot provides better access, supports students needing prerequisites

Sep 2, 2022 / 1:59 pm

People considering health care and trades careers have new options thanks to a pilot program at Okanagan College that offers applicants help with course...

UBCO research proves it's worth the money to pay for a weight loss program

Aug 30, 2022 / 6:00 am

While many people may try the do-it-yourself approach when it comes to dieting, new UBCO research says a paid program could yield better results. For people...

New ‘Step into Steel Toes’ course invites women to try carpentry

New ‘Step into Steel Toes’ course invites women to try carpentry

Aug 29, 2022 / 1:24 pm

Home renovations on your to-do list? Curious about power tools and considering a project? Okanagan College is launching a new trades exploratory program this...

Missing grizzly bear toes result in call to change practices

Aug 25, 2022 / 6:00 am

A UBCO researcher suspects misadventures with traps set to catch small furbearing animals are causing grizzly bears to damage and lose their front toes. A UBC...

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