UBC Okanagan turns 5, doubles in size

September 2010

UBC’s Okanagan campus celebrated its 5th birthday with a special Community Day event and a Distinguished Speaker Series presentation by Richard Florida, one of the world’s leading public intellectuals on economic competitiveness, demographic trends, and cultural and technological innovation. The campus also welcomed 7,000 students, marking the sixth straight year of enrolment growth and double the student population from 2005, when campus opened.