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Campus Life

Awards a ‘tremendous relief’ for aspiring nurse

Nov 14, 2018 / 3:23 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Jenna Kellerman recently wrote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and B.C. Premier John Horgan to highlight the challenges for...

UBC Okanagan offers its expertise to struggling parents

Nov 14, 2018 / 12:00 am

Pilot walk-in clinic open to the public UBC Okanagan’s School of Social Work Mental Health Clinic is a key partner in the new on-campus walk-in well-being...

Reconciliation-themed conference coming to Okanagan College

Nov 8, 2018 / 2:15 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Past truths are inspiring future approaches to early year education. Pathway to Truth and Reconciliation is a two-day conference...

Trades students put their skills to work building locker rooms for OC Coyotes

Nov 8, 2018 / 10:55 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will tip off their sophomore season later this month and they’ll do...

Penny Lane supports students with investment in child care

Nov 6, 2018 / 3:52 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A Summerland charity’s gift to the new child care centre at Okanagan College is helping give South Okanagan families peace of...

UBC provides alcohol and drug counselling

Nov 6, 2018 / 12:00 am

Therapy available at UBC Okanagan clinic UBC Okanagan’s Psychology Clinic is offering a new service to the community. Under the direction of registered...

Beyond prohibition: Cannabis, mental health and the public

Nov 5, 2018 / 1:46 pm

Okanagan College Media Release How will the legalization of cannabis affect mental health? What will the implications be for public health generally? The next...

Federal funding fuels OC research-collaboration in the Shuswap

Nov 5, 2018 / 10:07 am

Okanagan College Media Release An Okanagan College research initiative involving two different Shuswap area companies is among more than 94 projects nation-wide...

Bringing the healthcare mountain to the patient

Nov 5, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC study evaluates virtual educational care With health information just one-click away, it’s not surprising that 70 per cent of Canadians consult the...

Okanagan Regional Library opens branch at UBC

Nov 2, 2018 / 12:00 am

Don Nettleton, far left, and Monica Gaucher, both with the Okanagan Regional Library, present UBC Okanagan’s Deborah Buszard her own library card. Also...

Small student-designed home boasts big sustainability features

Nov 1, 2018 / 2:43 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Good things come in small packages — made even better when powered by passive energy. Dylan Roche and his family are excited to...

New award honours Okanagan columnist

Nov 1, 2018 / 1:53 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A new annual award for top marketing students at Okanagan College is honouring a well-known Okanagan businessman and columnist....

Cannabis industry expert to present at College’s Career Fair

Nov 1, 2018 / 12:31 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Those attending Okanagan College’s Career Fair on Nov. 4 will get more than future career or educational insights, they’ll...

UBC research determines oxygen may help with dementia patients

Nov 1, 2018 / 12:00 am

Oxygen therapy proves beneficial to some people with COPD A team of researchers, including several from UBC’s Okanagan campus, have determined that providing...

Renowned wine blogger launches SOMM3 film in Kelowna

Oct 30, 2018 / 12:21 pm

Okanagan College Media Release One of the top social media influencers in North America’s wine industry will be at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus on...

UBC tests out walk-in well-being clinic

Oct 30, 2018 / 12:00 am

Pilot project examines if people will drop-in for a mental health check-up UBC Okanagan’s Interprofessional Clinic is testing out a walk-in clinic where...

College helping job seekers get social media savvy at Career Fair

Oct 29, 2018 / 2:56 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Education? Check. Practical experience? Check. LinkedIn profile? Okanagan College Co-op Employment Co-ordinator Tanya Tarlit is...

Okanagan College’s technology programs awarded new national accreditation

Oct 29, 2018 / 10:36 am

Okanagan College Media Release Four engineering technology programs at Okanagan College have earned a new national accreditation designed to help create...

Exposing power from the sun

Oct 29, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC researchers work with sustainable industry partner to power green home Utilizing solar panels is a recognized way to harness renewable power from the sun....

OC and UBC Okanagan working together to build a greener future

Oct 25, 2018 / 2:18 pm

Okanagan College Media Release From sharing new ideas in smart energy use to envisioning what the buildings of tomorrow will look like, a new partnership by...

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