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UBC undergrad heads to Australia for global research conference

Andrew Hughes, a Bachelor of Psychology (honours) student at UBC's Okanagan campus, will head to Melbourne, Australia, this July to present his research at the U21 Undergraduate Research Conference. Hughes is one of three students from UBC who received an award through UBC's Go Global program to cover the costs of the trip, including flight, […]

Engineering student wins award in Florida

UBC student Dylan Schuetze, who will be entering his fourth year of mechanical engineering this fall, recently returned from Orlando, Florida, where he got to rub elbows with members of NASA at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics' 51st Annual Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. He also took home the Best Presentation award […]

Accommodations this summer at UBC's Okanagan campus include the Cascades four-bedroom apartments (shown), townhouse-style City Homes, Monashee Studio Suites and one-bedroom apartments.

UBC's Okanagan campus a hot summer destination

The number of groups visiting UBC's Okanagan campus this summer for conferences, workshops and other events will increase from 43 last year to over 60 -- with even more bookings expected as summer arrives. Last summer, the campus had capacity to accommodate 650 people, and with construction of more student residence buildings, this summer the […]

On hand for Thursday's announcement of the Teaching Excellence and Innovation Award were, from left, Provost and Vice-Principal Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, award co-recipients Patricia Lasserre and Michael Woodworth, and Deputy Vice Chancellor and Principal Doug Owram.

UBC honours two professors with Teaching Excellence and Innovation Award

This year's Teaching Excellence and Innovation Award at UBC's Okanagan campus goes to two professors from the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences. The award recognizes Patricia Lasserre, associate professor of computer science, for her innovative teaching, and Michael Woodworth, associate professor of psychology, for connecting his courses with leading-edge research and current […]

Canada West welcomes UBC Okanagan Heat

UBC's Okanagan campus has been officially accepted as a probationary member of the Canada West Universities Athletic Association (CWUAA). The decision came at Canada West's annual general meeting Thursday afternoon in Victoria. "We are absolutely thrilled," says Rob Johnson, Director of Athletics at UBC Okanagan. "We've been working hard on this for two or three […]