Okanagan Stories

Learn how students, faculty, alumni and partners are turning vision, cooperation and courage into meaningful results.


Focused on finding tomorrow’s solutions.

Printing Parts

Innovations in tissue engineering create 3-D printed options for skin, organs, joints and ligaments.

Closing the Distance

Telemedicine provides a valuable connection between surgeons and patients in remote communities.

Maximizing Potential

A student entrepreneur develops the first wireless oxygen-sensing device for endurance athletes.


Media Matters | Just Breathe | O Cannabis


Opening doors for those who believe we’re stronger together.

Acts of Kindness

Students lend a hand to local non-profits and find satisfaction through UBC’s Community Service Learning program.

Indigenous Voices

Profs and students work to save endangered languages, interpret oral histories and empower communities.

Hive of Activity

UBC eco-art initiatives engage communities to transform and preserve natural environments.


Cultivating new ways of working together.

Adam Ford and student setting up tracking deviceCoexisting With Wolves

UBC joins with Parks Canada and other collaborators to see how humans and wolves can coexist in British Columbia.

Textile Tech

Partnership creates and tests new textile technologies and body armour solutions for the Canadian Armed Forces.

Aging Well

Researchers and wine industry leaders grow partnerships to build economic and environmental resilience.


Finding Home | Mission Possible | Diamond in the Rough | Being Human



Building strength and confidence to unleash your potential.

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Furthering Feminism

How the women of UBCO are challenging stereotypes, shifting power paradigms and working towards equality.

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A Graduate’s Path

World-class programs offered in a supportive community make graduate studies at UBCO unique.

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Empowering Entrepreneurs

For risk-takers and problem-solvers, e@UBCO helps transform theory into real-world application.


Opening a world of opportunity from here.

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Healthy Earth

Soil scientists at UBCO are exploring how to make plants more resilient to environmental change.

Close-up of globe with Jasmin Hristov in backgroundExposing Land Grabs

UBC Professor Jasmin Hristov shines a light on the plight of displaced peoples in Latin America.

Brave New Worlds

Curiosity about Earth environments and global research expeditions land a UBC geoscientist in Martian territory.


Into AfricaOne Water