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University Relations publishes The Exchange as an email newsletter distributed to faculty and staff on the first and third Wednesday of each month.

Current edition: August 15, 2018

Current edition: August 15, 2018

Current Edition:
August 15, 2018

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Search for the next Dean of the Barber School

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As set out in UBC Policy 21, an Advisory Committee will consider and advise the President on the candidates before the President makes a recommendation to the Board of Governors.

Reflection leads student to return to UBC to pursue new journey

UBC Okanagan students Stefan Bigsby, right, and Jackson Traplin debrief after their tour of the UBC Vancouver campus. Both were part of the cohort of UBC Okanagan students and staff who attended the opening of the Indian Residential School History & Dialogue Centre this spring.

For many undergraduate students, university is a time of discovery and reflection. For Stefan Bigsby, starting a second degree at UBC’s Okanagan campus meant returning to his alma mater with a new awareness of his Métis heritage that he connected with two years ago.

College of Graduate Studies relaunches web presence

Screenshot of the new

The College of Graduate Studies has re-launched its website ( with a new design, which delivers an immersive experience that elevates and encourages exploration of the ideas, people and events that define graduate studies on the Okanagan campus.

Campus access improvements starting this week

July 28: John Hindle Drive closure in effect

A number of access improvement projects are beginning this week at UBC Okanagan to help continue the development of the new west campus access.

Philipp Reichert appointed to CBIE Immigration Advisory Committee

Philipp Reichert, manager of International Programs and Services.

Philipp Reichert has been appointed to the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) Immigration Advisory Committee (IAC). Reichert is manager of International Programs and Services and has been with the university since 2012.

Welcoming our students: Get involved in Move-In and Orientation events

Welcoming our students: Ways to get involved in Create and orientation events

As fall approaches, organizers for Move-In Day and Create are excited to begin preparing to welcome our new and returning students to campus through a broad range of orientation activities and events.