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Campus Life

Natural turf field officially opens at UBC Okanagan

Oct 11, 2018 / 12:00 am

Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country (second from left) and UBC Okanagan Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal Deborah Buszard (third from...

THC amounts identical in most cannabis strains, UBC study finds

Oct 10, 2018 / 12:00 am

But newly uncovered compounds could explain different pharmacological effects A rose by any other name is still a rose. The same, it turns out, can be said for...

College hosts health care training for in-demand profession in Oliver

Oct 9, 2018 / 11:18 am

Okanagan College Media Release It is not quite a house call, but Oliver residents will find health care training is being offered very close to home. A special...

College’s 3-Hour Short Story Contest returns

Oct 5, 2018 / 3:26 pm

Okanagan College Media Release “Please, sir, I want some more…time” may be the refrain heard from Grade 11, 12 and OC students across the valley at the...

Tuition Giveaway returns to Okanagan College

Oct 5, 2018 / 2:38 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Learning about your future options could pay off, quite literally, at Okanagan College. The College is hosting a variety of open...

UBC Okanagan professor hosts international bee symposium

Oct 4, 2018 / 12:00 am

Three days of events include workshops, talks and field trips An international symposium on bees—with topics ranging from their health to their...

College provides training to meet sustainable construction demand

Oct 3, 2018 / 8:36 am

Okanagan College Media Release Courtesy of a six-month Okanagan College training program in a field few people think much about, Clint Price has a full-time...

UBC engineers work to protect ecosystems

Oct 1, 2018 / 12:00 am

New research looks at impact of construction on natural habitats Working with Bow River stakeholders in the Calgary area, UBC Okanagan researchers are...

Miller demo day brings the future of welding to Okanagan College

Sep 28, 2018 / 8:19 am

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UBC raises Syilx Okanagan Nation Flag

Sep 28, 2018 / 12:00 am

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, ONA Chair, called the flag raising at UBC’s Okanagan campus an honourable and historic day. Special ceremony marks official flag...

Think B4 U text, says UBC research

Sep 27, 2018 / 12:00 am

Study evaluates texting as a poor way to deliver criticism Many think they’re doing a favour by texting criticism instead of giving it in person. Not so, say...

College’s Vernon Trades Training Centre earns commercial building award

Sep 26, 2018 / 3:57 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s new Trades Training Centre in Vernon, which opened its doors to students last month, is already being...

Culinary manager’s enthusiasm for Okanagan ingredients bubbles over

Sep 26, 2018 / 2:34 pm

Okanagan College Media Release His career has been consumed by locally inspired ingredients and teaching, and Chef Vincent Stufano would have it no other way....

Lowlanders are no match for Nepal’s Sherpa, says UBC Okanagan study

Sep 26, 2018 / 12:00 am

The Pyramid International Laboratory is located at an altitude of 5,050 metres on the Nepali side of Mt. Everest. High altitude adaptation makes muscle tissue...

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...

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