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Campus Life

Students encouraged to Get Involved

Sep 16, 2011 / 12:00 am

Michelle Lowton wants the space for the Get Involved program in the University Centre to be open to all students who want to volunteer or work together on a...

Local scientist to discuss water issues in public speaker series

Sep 15, 2011 / 4:05 pm

Okanagan College Media Release It’s one of the Earth’s most precious resources – it covers more than 71 per cent of the planet’s surface yet water...

Experts discuss growing problem of obesity

Sep 14, 2011 / 12:00 am

Gareth Jones, left, Jonathan Little, Mary Jung and Deanna Gibson will be speaking on obesity during a free symposium Sept. 30, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the...

Students at Okanagan College benefit from solar energy system in new school year

Sep 13, 2011 / 3:05 pm

Okanagan College Media Release College to benefit from educational, environmental and financial benefits When students at Okanagan College’s new Centre of...

Abbott and Koyczan to be honoured by College’s Alumni Association

Sep 12, 2011 / 9:16 am

Okanagan College Media Release The Okanagan College Alumni Association (OCAA) is bestowing its highest honour on two former Okanagan College students – one of...

Social media being used to help young people stop smoking

Sep 12, 2011 / 12:00 am

University research associate taking unique approach to kicking the habit Rebecca Haines-Saah Rebecca Haines-Saah wants smokers to picture themselves kicking...

Classes at Vernon campus resume after power restored

Sep 8, 2011 / 4:03 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Classes at Okanagan College’s Vernon campus will resume on their regular schedule Friday morning, after power was restored to...

Power outage at Vernon campus cancels classes Thursday

Sep 8, 2011 / 8:39 am

Okanagan College Media Release The Vernon campus of Okanagan College will be closed, and all day and evening classes cancelled, on Thursday, Sept. 8 after a...

Program can help unemployed access skills training

Sep 8, 2011 / 8:37 am

Okanagan College Media Release If you’re unemployed and not an Employment Insurance client, a government-funded program being offered by Okanagan College may...

New buildings at UBC's Okanagan campus ready for students

Sep 8, 2011 / 12:00 am

Classes, offices and living quarters incorporate sustainability features With new labs, classrooms, more learning and living space, engineering and medical...

Heat ready to take on the best in the West

Sep 7, 2011 / 12:00 am

Men and women’s teams compete in CIS for first time The Heat will be stepping up the level of competition this year in men’s and women’s basketball and...

Okanagan College Librarians embrace innovation with national award

Sep 6, 2011 / 9:27 am

Okanagan College Media Release With the school year about to get underway, Okanagan College librarians are positioning themselves once again at the forefront of...

University braces for annual mass influx of students

Sep 2, 2011 / 12:00 am

It’s a good thing they’re athletes because members of the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus Heat sports teams will get plenty of exercise...

Record enrolment fuels UBC’s Okanagan campus growth

Sep 2, 2011 / 12:00 am

New faculty, buildings and program expansions highlight return to classes Phenomenal growth will see a record number of students at the University of British...

Record enrolment fuels UBC’s Okanagan campus growth

Sep 2, 2011 / 12:00 am

New faculty, buildings and program expansions highlight return to classes Phenomenal growth will see a record number of students at the University of British...

UBC's Okanagan campus honours its own

Sep 1, 2011 / 12:00 am

University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus Staff Award recipients, from left, Russell LaMountain, Sustainability award; Craig Eden, Enhancing the UBC...

UBC unleashes Monsters in free public seminar series

Sep 1, 2011 / 12:00 am

Jennifer Gustar, head of Critical Studies: “All of us have felt attracted to monsters at some level, both as a way of understanding the darker elements of our...

Create helps UBC students feel at home

Aug 31, 2011 / 12:00 am

New-to-campus students may find their first days a little challenging, but programs are in place to help them find their way around and feel more at home, such...

Twenty years and 700 students later, partnership between colleges takes root

Aug 30, 2011 / 1:13 pm

Okanagan College Media Release The relationship between Okanagan College and Toyota Technical College may have started two decades ago, but as the 700th...

Entrepreneur applies expertise to benefit College business students

Aug 29, 2011 / 4:10 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Mel Kotler’s record of service to the community is about to grow longer, but this time he’ll be helping the next generation...

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