Explore the Festival of Ideas, a year-long lineup of events to inspire ideas and catalyze conversation as UBC Okanagan celebrates its 15th anniversary. The inaugural event is a panel discussion with the Honourable Janet Austin, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia on March 5.

Flag Lowering: The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags on the UBC Vancouver Campus (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) and the Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC Flags at UBC Okanagan are lowered today in memory of Dr. Robert (Bob) H. Lee, CM, OBC, former Chancellor of UBC and Chairman of UBC Properties Trust, who passed away on February 19, 2020. Read more…

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) AND UBC’S RESPONSE: Information is available here. Read More

TOP RANKED UNIVERSITY

Our talented and motivated students and faculty drive our research and support the quality of our undergraduate and graduate programs. The Okanagan campus bolsters the strength of UBC as one of the world’s top public universities.

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UBC RANKS AMONG THE 40 BEST UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD
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BACHELOR OF EDUCATION

Educating the minds and hearts of children prepares them to become responsible global citizens and stewards of the world. Join a new generation of educators with this 16-month post-degree program.

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REAL-WORLD IMPACT

Our students and faculty are full of passion. They create, inquire, innovate and challenge convention—changing how we live, in the Okanagan and around the world.

Designing high-tech storage carts for the homeless

A team of engineering students is working to develop a personal belongings cart—a movable and securable buggy with lights and locks that can hold a homeless person’s possessions.

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A REMARKABLE PLACE: KELOWNA & THE OKANAGAN

195,000 people in Kelowna’s metro area. One of Canada’s fastest growing cities—and getting younger. All of this within the stunning natural beauty of BC’s Okanagan Valley. Read more.

UBC OKANAGAN IN THE COMMUNITY: LEARN MORE

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