Graduate students at UBCO benefit from a unique experience: they have access to global teaching, learning and research opportunities at one of the world’s top 20 public universities while also being part of a tight-knit, entrepreneurial community primed for growth.
Dominica Patterson has won the Lieutenant Governor's Silver Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation. She is now preparing for law school.
UBCO student, human rights activist wins Lieutenant Governor's award
Silver Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation
Shortly after high school, Dominica Patterson boarded a plane to volunteer in Benin, West Africa. While she knew an adventure was waiting, she had no idea how that journey would light a spark that would eventually lead to law school.
Kimberly Billinton is a major entrance scholar, Disney movie aficionado, and award-winning short film writer and producer. She holds a BMgt from UBC Okanagan.
To the class of 2020
I am a UBCO graduate. It feels weird to say. After five years, I've finally made it. I finished my degree. Yet, something about it doesn't feel like the end—maybe because I didn't really have an ending in the traditional sense.
A behind the scenes peak at UBC President Santa Ono's ceremony speech during the virtual ceremony dry run.
UBC IT and Graduation 2020: A virtual experience
UBC joined other post-secondary institutions in moving this year’s graduation to a virtual format. While not a replacement for the traditional ceremony, UBC will host a live broadcast for each campus today.
Behind the scenes, UBC Studios and AV Services across both campuses were tasked to work on the virtual event.
Areas of focus where UBCO research expertise could address important issues are sustainably managing and restoring the habitats of Chinook salmon and grizzly bears on the Okanagan traditional territory. Photo by SI Janko Ferlič | Unsplash.
UBC research cluster promotes traditional Indigenous knowledge and science collaboration
A group of UBCO researchers are working to find sustainable ways of managing the Okanagan landscape, in collaboration with Syilx traditional knowledge holders, that aims to demonstrate ways in which western scientists and Indigenous knowledge holders can work together and co-produce knowledge.
Million-dollar grant supports transformative education research at UBCO
Funds will bring Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action into the classroom
As Canada seeks responses to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action, university researchers and local partners have come together to seek respectful ways for educators to align their teaching practices toward reconciliation.