An announcement by UBC President Stephen Toope of a review and assessment of varsity programs applies only to the Vancouver campus. This review exercise does not extend to UBC’s Okanagan campus.
More information about the Vancouver sport review can be found at:
For UBC’s Okanagan campus, it is status quo for Heat athletics team. This year, Heat men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball varsity teams were granted full membership in the Canada West Universities Athletic Association (CWUAA) and Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS). UBC’s Okanagan campus became Canada West’s 14th full member, joining UBC Vancouver and universities from BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. UBC Okanagan men’s and women’s soccer teams will start competing in Canada West in 2014.