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UBC President applauds the transformative power of sport

Valley First UBC Okanagan Athletics Scholarship Breakfast UBC President Stephen Toope told a Kelowna audience of 350 people on Friday morning that sport, universities and student-athletes all have the power to transform, and he cited the positive impacts of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games as a prime example of this power. "Is it just me, […]

New centre for students officially opened at UBC's Okanagan campus

The new hub of student services and campus life on UBC's Okanagan campus was officially opened Friday morning. University Centre, a $33-million, 7,300 sq. m. (79,000-sq.-ft.) building, was completed in time for the start of classes last fall and is home to a host of student- and university-delivered services for students. Friday's official opening ceremony […]