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The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

UBC Okanagan launches Festival of Ideas with BC’s Lieutenant Governor

In celebration of its 15 years in the Okanagan, UBC’s Okanagan campus announced today the Festival of Ideas—a yearlong lineup of events curated to inspire ideas and catalyze conversation between UBC and the community. The inaugural event will be a panel discussion with the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Janet Austin and three guest speakers on March 5.

With more than 300 members, UBCO’s ACSC highlights the diversity of the students at the university campus.

UBCO students organize events to celebrate Black History Month

From fried plantains, spicy side dishes and colourful cultural attire to tips on managing your afro, UBC Okanagan students are set to celebrate Black History Month in style.