Media Releases

Convocation is a time of celebration at UBCO

This week UBC Okanagan celebrates its students as it hosts six separate graduation ceremonies over two days. More than 1,725 students will cross the stage, earning their undergraduate degrees while 215 students will receive their master's degree and 40 their doctorates. 

UBC hosts fourth annual Student Okanagan Film Festival

The Student Okanagan Film Festival, now in its fourth year, will screen short films from a wide range of genres including mini-documentary, experimental short films, music videos, animation and short narrative films.

Okanagan Short Story Contest winners shortlisted

UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) is pleased to share the finalists of the 2019 Okanagan Short Story Contest.

Experts Advisory: Earth Day, 49 years later

Almost 50 years ago, millions gathered to protest the negative impacts of industry and development on the world. Since then, the tradition has continued with Earth Day, a global celebration that is recognized by more than one billion people in 192 countries. It is a day of civic and political action to focus on environmental issues such as biodiversity, sustainability, pollution, climate change and clean energy.

Graduating UBC Okanagan students host exhibition

Visual Arts students at UBC Okanagan’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program host their annual graduation art exhibition this month.

Pony Cabaret returns

Now in its fourth year, the Pony Cabaret returns with a stellar line-up of local and west coast talent. Hosted by Miss Cookie LaWhore, Pony showcases performers across a variety of disciplines.

Community invited to build a mason bee house

Members of the community are invited to attend a workshop where they will learn how to build a mason bee house for their garden.

Fine arts student invites internationally renowned artist to Kelowna

A UBC Okanagan fine arts student was so inspired by an internationally acclaimed artist, he invited him to Kelowna.

Seven Fallen Feathers author and journalist offering two presentations in the Okanagan

Award-winning author and journalist Tanya Talaga will delve into hard truths revealed in her critically acclaimed book, Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern City, during two presentations co-sponsored by UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College.

Seven Fallen Feathers author and journalist offering two presentations in the Okanagan

Award-winning author and journalist Tanya Talaga will delve into hard truths revealed in her critically acclaimed book, Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern City, during two presentations co-sponsored by UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College.