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Campus Life

Walk-in well-being clinic permanently open for business

May 29, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBCO’s drop-in mental health clinic so successful it’s here to stay What began as a five-week pilot project to gauge demand for no-barrier mental health...

Do our mountains matter?

May 28, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan sustainability researcher Lael Parrott, report editor and contributor Experts say Canada’s mountains are bellwethers of change New reporting led...

Does being seen really make cyclists safer on the road?

May 27, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBC research shows a directional arrow on a high-visibility vest can make a difference when it comes to driver behaviour regarding cyclists on the road. UBC...

College honours Banham with Distinguished Service Award

May 23, 2019 / 12:26 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Dr. Heather Banham, retired Dean of the Okanagan College School of Business, will be recognized by the College with the...

College Enactus students win big at Nationals

May 21, 2019 / 9:49 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College Enactus students won big at the 2019 Canadian Enactus National Championships competition, taking home both a...

New OC program lives at the intersection of marketing and big data

May 17, 2019 / 1:12 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Your supermarket does it. Amazon thrives on it. The websites you visit are doing it all the time. They’re blending marketing...

OC student trades her digital skills for an apprenticeship

May 16, 2019 / 11:51 am

Okanagan College Media Release Today marks an important step toward a new career path for close to 90 students in various Okanagan College trades programs, who...

Training for tourism jobs to meet local demand

May 16, 2019 / 9:58 am

From skiing and snowmobiling to mountain biking and hiking, Revelstoke is attractive to visitors for many reasons and tourism is important to the community’s...

UBC researchers create washable sensor that can be woven into materials

May 16, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBC doctoral student Hossein Montazerian takes a close look at a tiny sensor embedded into a fibre. Device will impact composites manufacturing and...

Business graduate sets up award to celebrate perseverance

May 15, 2019 / 10:12 am

Okanagan College Media Release A new student award at Okanagan College will celebrate the perseverance and determination needed to be successful in school....

College names Christensen, Louie and Galbraith as 2019 Honorary Fellows

May 14, 2019 / 11:46 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College is bestowing its highest honour on three notable Okanagan residents, each of whom has made unique and meaningful...

Women in Trades students help house winged wildlife

May 9, 2019 / 12:51 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College Women in Trades Training (WITT) students joined forces with Elementary students to help house some of the...

College employee receives national recognition at CICan awards

May 9, 2019 / 9:46 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s Marilyn Alexis is being honoured by colleagues across Canada for her work helping to build connections...

Summertime learning opportunities for youth at Okanagan College

May 9, 2019 / 7:48 am

Okanagan College Media Release A growing demand for Okanagan College’s summer camps for youth has prompted the institution to increase capacity and expand...

Safer donation bins a step closer to reality

May 9, 2019 / 12:00 am

Book and clothing donation bins. New funding helps UBC Okanagan engineers retrofit bins A UBCO project to prevent people from getting trapped in clothing...

Making the most of the water park: research aids a Kelowna firm making waves globally

May 7, 2019 / 12:52 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Children splashing themselves and each other in a water park hardly seems the topic for focused research, but you’re not...

Researchers team up to protect BC’s forested watersheds

May 7, 2019 / 12:00 am

Interior university coalition funds disaster prevention research initiatives BC’s forests and watersheds have taken a beating over the past few years....

Start the presses! Writing and Publishing program returns to Vernon

May 6, 2019 / 12:24 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Publishing isn’t dead – just experiencing an explosive rebirth as storytelling undergoes a digital transformation. To meet...

OC students draw a career in the animation industry

May 2, 2019 / 2:39 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Shaina Cook stepped into Okanagan College’s animation lab two years ago armed with pencils, paper and a life-long dream of...

Do additives help the soil?

May 1, 2019 / 12:00 am

A multi-year study on four different crop fields found there could be environmental consequences of adding bio-fertilizers to soil. UBCO scientist suggests...

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