From left: Deborah Buszard, Minister Carr, Yu Teshima (fourth-year management student) and Ananya Mukherjee Reed.
UBCO talks international education strategy with Minister of International Trade Diversification
On September 5, we had a visit from the Honorable James Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification to discuss areas of synergy between UBC Okanagan’s priorities and new opportunities provided through Canada’s International Education Strategy.
Dela Hini, a third-year sociology student, received a Top 20 Under 25 award for her campaign – The Pink Backpack Project – which provides sanitary supplies, toiletries and cosmetics for exploited and marginalized women in Kelowna.
International students bring unique perspectives into our learning and research environment enhancing both the learning experience and diversity of campus – meet two such incredible students: Sayra Gorgani and Ahmed Sabry
Meeting with the Scientific and Higher Education Attaché to the Consulate General of France in Vancouver
With the main goal of fostering French and Canadian partnerships in Science, the Attaché met with members of the Office of Research Services, Mitacs and myself to discuss opportunities for collaboration with UBC Okanagan.
A proud UBC alumna (both Bsc and PhD) Janet joins our team with a wealth of experience in administrative university roles most recently as executive director of strategic initiatives at the Stanford University School of Medicine.