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By Bud Mortenson on February 24, 2005
KELOWNA -- UBC Okanagan is kicking its first student recruitment campaign into high gear before the Feb. 28 application deadline by inviting secondary students with a 75 per cent Grade 12 average to apply. And, students with final high school grades averaging 86 per cent or higher are guaranteed an entrance scholarship. Set to open […]
By Bud Mortenson on February 18, 2005
KELOWNA -- Engineering starts at UBC Okanagan in September 2005, when the first 60 students enter the innovative new Engineering One first-year program that will eventually lead to four-year degrees graduating up to 180 students per year, Deputy Vice Chancellor Barry McBride announced today. “Industry needs this infusion of engineers and engineering activity in BC's […]
By Bud Mortenson on February 3, 2005
A 300-bed residence, new faculty members and innovative programs are among the hallmarks of UBC Okanagan, set to open its doors in September. Since the March 2004 announcement of the creation of UBC Okanagan, the transition team, which includes executives from both UBC and Okanagan University College (OUC), has been working non-stop to put in […]