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Whitecaps soccer legend encourages player support and development

April 10, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Angela Brown, Valley First’s Assistant Vice-President, Marketing, Engagement and Community Investment, was presented with a special thank-you trophy from student Manny Straith, left, Whitecaps president Bob Lenarduzzi, and UBC Okanagan’s Director of Athletics and Recreation Rob Johnson. Valley First Credit Union has sponsored the Athletics Scholarship breakfast for the past 10 years.

Bob Lenarduzzi speaks at Valley First/UBC Okanagan Athletics Scholarship breakfast


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Themed living communities help UBC students feel at home

April 9, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags:

The annual dessert buffet is one of many events organized by resident students on campus to raise funds for local charities.

Students living on campus are connected by more than their street addresses.


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UBC’s Recreation team lands professional western conference

January 23, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

UBC Okanagan’s Recreation Fitness Coordinator Crystal Westgate and Heat soccer player Logan Ellis in the Hangar.

Western Canadian Campus Recreation Conference comes to the Okanagan.


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UBC Okanagan students say yes to much larger, enhanced library

October 31, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

UBC students and staff cheer results of the student union #MoreLibrary yes vote referendum, which will help fund an expansion that will more than double the space of the campus library at UBC Okanagan.

Students have voted to partner with their university to create a major new space on campus.


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UBC’s Faculty of Management hosts Career Days Nov. 2 to 5

October 29, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Career Days 2014

Four-day event provides opportunities to enhance job hunting skills.


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UBC’s Global Fest provides a window on our world

October 28, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

Krishna Kambhampati, representing Singapore/India, and Karlee Friesen, San Diego, California, were part of Global Fest 2013.

Call it a trip around the world in 80 minutes.


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Bubble tea: creating cultural diversity at UBC one cup at a time

October 2, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Alden Habacon, UBC’s Director of Intercultural Understanding Strategy Development, enjoys a bubble tea with Jenica Frisque, from UBC Okanagan’s Equity and Inclusion Office, second-year arts student Tiffany Huang, and UBC Okanagan’s Lisa Levell.

Student club brings Taiwanese tea to campus to cross cultural barriers.



Move-in weekend welcomes students, parents to UBC

August 28, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags:

More than 1,700 students will move into UBC residences the weekend before classes officially start. Move-in day for first-year students at UBC’s Okanagan campus takes place Sunday, August 31, while returning students will move-in on Monday, September 1.


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Orientations welcome students to UBC’s Okanagan campus

August 26, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Colour Run at Create -- New Student Orientation

Fun, informative activities for students on tap throughout September.


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Canada West defers decision to add football at UBC Okanagan

July 17, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

UBC Okanagan Heat logo

Delay to expand campus athletics due to league’s pending strategic review.


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