Campus Life

The student numbers keep climbing at Okanagan College

Sep 25, 2018 / 4:09 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Enrolments at the College’s four campuses this fall have increased about 13.3 per cent over the same time last year, suggesting...

Business program compounds opportunities for finance students

Sep 24, 2018 / 2:05 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Everything is adding up for Okanagan College’s Bachelor of Business Administration degree, which has received a stamp of...

Renowned Okanagan artist and educator donates work to the College

Sep 21, 2018 / 1:31 pm

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Kiwanis gives $125k to Okanagan College to support youth

Sep 21, 2018 / 11:42 am

Okanagan College Media Release The Kiwanis Club of Kelowna is donating $125,000 to Okanagan College to support students who will graduate and work with...

College hosts its 10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow

Sep 20, 2018 / 3:43 pm

Okanagan College Photo Release Hundreds of youth, students and community members gathered in the courtyard at the College’s Kelowna campus on Sept. 20 to take...

UBC Okanagan’s Jakobi tasked with increasing diversity in science

Sep 20, 2018 / 12:00 am

Jennifer Jakobi, associate professor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology names new associate...

College to host 10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow

Sep 19, 2018 / 12:42 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College will host its 10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow on Thursday, Sept. 20, once again bringing hundreds of...

Students and parents can have their post-secondary questions answered during free public info night at Okanagan College

Sep 18, 2018 / 4:36 pm

Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus will serve as the backdrop for a free public post-secondary information night on Tuesday, Oct. 2. Beginning at 7 p.m.,...

Hat Trick program teams up with Victoria Grizzlies

Sep 13, 2018 / 12:00 am

Men’s healthy living program looking for a few more recruits A healthy living program established by researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus is being expanded...

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...