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Campus Life

OC research project unites outdoor play experts overseas

Feb 15, 2018 / 1:53 pm

Led by Okanagan College, a troop of educators and policy-shapers from across Canada are headed to Scotland this month to learn how to better plan and...

A ketone drink could help diabetics by lowering blood sugar

Feb 14, 2018 / 12:00 am

Jonathan Little, assistant professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences. First of its kind research looks at easier methods to control...

UBC Okanagan Library leads project to bring local history to life

Feb 8, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan students Eamon Riordan-Short and Sharon Hanna scan in materials at the Peachland Museum in spring 2017. Digital portal provides access to...

UBC researchers study the impact of urbanization on rainwater flooding

Feb 6, 2018 / 12:00 am

Heavy rainfall may cause flooding as cities lose greenspaces due to development  Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus suggest municipalities should put a...

Non-profit sees big economic benefits in green child care centre

Feb 5, 2018 / 9:59 am

Okanagan College Media Release Penticton’s newest child care centre is beginning the new year on a bright note with another influential community organization...

Freestyle skier to speak at UBC Okanagan athletics breakfast

Feb 5, 2018 / 12:00 am

Mike Shaw will talk about his devastating injury and his incredible comeback As inspirational speakers go, it doesn't get much better than this. Homegrown hero...

New Chair, Vice Chair for OC Board

Jan 30, 2018 / 2:25 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College has a new Chair and Vice Chair for its Board of Governors. Chris Derickson, a councillor with the Westbank First...

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...

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