School of Social Work
By Nathan Skolski on August 28, 2018
Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus have received over $1.3M in federal funding to prepare youth living with intellectual disabilities (ID) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to find meaningful employment later in life.
By Nathan Skolski on June 5, 2018
UBC Okanagan’s gym and courtyard will be filled with traditional ceremony, shouts of celebrations and lifetime memories for two days this week.
By Patty Wellborn on May 23, 2018
A pilot program encouraging older adults to get walking to improve their health has revealed unexpected details to researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
By Kendall Pew on November 29, 2017
By Patty Wellborn on October 27, 2017
Every fall UBC’s Okanagan campus hosts Thrive, a weeklong series of events for the university community focused on building positive mental health for everyone.
By Nathan Skolski on June 5, 2017
For many, it’s one of the biggest milestones of their lives—graduating from university. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, nearly 1,650 students will reach that milestone this week as the university gears up for six convocation ceremonies.
By Matthew Grant on October 7, 2016
Ever wonder if gratitude can enhance feelings of well-being? Can gratitude interventions enhance work or community situations? What are the barriers to sustaining a state of gratitude?
By Matthew Grant on August 2, 2016
Risky business: Seniors don’t acknowledge post-hospitalization vulnerability
By Patty Wellborn on June 6, 2016
After a year of celebration at UBC Okanagan, the last hurrah takes place this week as the campus recognizes one of its largest graduating classes—more than 1,600 students will cross the stage to accept their UBC degree.
By Matthew Grant on May 3, 2016
Aboriginal people feel isolated in many parts of Canada’s health care system, UBC research has found.