Posts Tagged ‘StudentLife’

Cut for the Cure event at UBC raises funds for Cancer Society

March 25, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

For the fourth year running, the Residence Life Staff at UBC Okanagan are staging the Cut for a Cure event.


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We all need somebody to lean on

March 19, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases, Spotlight | Tags: ,

Patrick Seitzinger, Alexa Geddes, and Quinn Harris

Students launch peer-to-peer network at UBC’s Okanagan campus.


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Partnership helps UBC students become textbook heroes

March 10, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , ,

VOICE team financial coordinator Jackie Leung

Exchange will lighten the financial load for undergrads.


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Forget Mexico, many students use reading week to give back

February 19, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Nishat Tasnim

UBC Okanagan students participate in Days of Caring during annual break.


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Capri Insurance continues tradition of supporting UBC Heat athletes

February 14, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Capri Insurance’s Tim Miller, left, Heat volleyball player Jim Bell (2012 Capri Scholarship winner), Heat soccer player Devon Fleming-Frame, and Capri Insurance senior partner Robin Durrant, celebrate Capri’s continued support for UBC Heat athletes.

Burnaby’s Fleming-Frame recipient of this year’s Athletics Entrance Scholarship.


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Go Global encourages UBC students to learn out of the classroom

October 30, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

UBC students helped build keyhole gardens while on a six-week group study to Nguruma Village, just outside of Arusha, Tanzania.

Students earn academic credit while participating in summer study tours.


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UBC assists student projects connecting campus to the community

October 25, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Michelle Lowton, Kelsie Balehowsky and Jenna Gall.

Tuum Est Student Initiative Fund provides up to $3,500 for unique ideas.


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UBC students open dialogue about sexual consent and abuse

September 26, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Lauren Gaudet is one of several volunteers who will be handing out information pamphlets during Sexual Assault and Rape Awareness week at UBC’s Okanagan campus September 30 to October 4.

"Be that person" campaign encourages people to stand up against rape culture.


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UBC's Hangar centre takes health and fitness to new heights

September 17, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Unveiling the dedication plaque for the official opening of the $4.1-million Hangar fitness centre on UBC’s Okanagan campus Tuesday are UBC President Stephen Toope, Heat women’s volleyball co-captain Chandler Proch, Heat men’s basketball co-captain Yassine Ghomari, Kelowna Flightcraft founder Barry Lapointe, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal Deborah Buszard. The Lapointe family donated $3.5 million to build the new fitness centre.

$4.1-million wood-themed building inspired by donor's vision.


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Dialogue coincides with Truth and Reconciliation Commission event

September 11, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , ,

understanding truth and reconciliation

UBC discussions focus on residential schools, recognition, reconciliation, responsibility.


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