Media Releases

UBC’s Hargreaves wins prestigious Gabrielle Roy writing award

UBC Okanagan Associate Professor Allison Hargreaves is the winner of the 2017 Gabrielle Roy Prize writing award.

UBC Okanagan hosts six graduation ceremonies this week

UBC Okanagan’s gym and courtyard will be filled with traditional ceremony, shouts of celebrations and lifetime memories for two days this week.

Kelowna writer wins UBC Okanagan’s annual short story contest

Kelowna’s Brittni MacKenzie-Dale is the winner of this year’s Okanagan Short Story Contest. Organized and partially-sponsored by UBC Okanagan, the contest is an annual writing competition open to fiction writers in British Columbia’s Southern Interior.

Authors shortlisted for UBC’s 2018 Okanagan Short Story Contest

Top winners to be named during public reading event at the library

UBC Okanagan fine arts graduates host exhibition

Grad showcase highlights the best work from top students

Acclaimed animal advocate, photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur visits UBC

o-Anne McArthur, an award-winning Canadian photojournalist and founder of We Animals, will be one of UBC Okanagan’s 2018 Visiting Scholars. As part of the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) visiting scholar program, McArthur will spend a week on campus from March 19 to 23 working with students and faculty.

Acclaimed animal advocate, photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur visits UBC

o-Anne McArthur, an award-winning Canadian photojournalist and founder of We Animals, will be one of UBC Okanagan’s 2018 Visiting Scholars. As part of the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) visiting scholar program, McArthur will spend a week on campus from March 19 to 23 working with students and faculty.

Kelowna residents urged to be a Bee Ambassador this year

UBC’s Border Free Bees research project is encouraging local residents to 'bee' friendly this summer.

Top researchers receive prestigious awards at UBC Okanagan

From smart building materials, to innovative public art, to improved palliative care, UBC Okanagan’s Researchers of the Year are pushing the boundaries of human knowledge and developing new ways to improve their communities.

UBC presents a discussion with journalist Mohamed Fahmy

Mohamed Fahmy, an Egyptian-born Canadian, will share his experiences as an imprisoned journalist at a special event at UBC’s Okanagan campus.