Welcome to UBC’s Okanagan campus. Our intimate campus connects students and faculty and propels new ideas forward, enriching learning experiences and transforming the regional economy.
Where can you make a difference at UBC’s Okanagan campus? Support research excellence that transforms social, economic and environmental fields. Invest in our students who motivate change locally and internationally. Strengthen ties with students, alumni, scholars, volunteers and our community, creating solutions that will impact our Okanagan region and beyond.
From supporting Aboriginal students to improving regional health care- imagine what we can do together. Read our success stories, investigate our projects, and discover ways to get involved.
Since entering UBC, Tim Krupa, a fourth year science student at UBC’s Okanagan campus, has embraced many facets of university life. He’s a physics teaching assistant, residence advisor, and President of the UBCO Young Liberals of Canada. He sits on the UBC Board of Governors. He’s a cancer volunteer and a talented athlete. And when he’s not judging science fairs more
Alumnus Ross Langford began his UBC journey as a student, a journey culminating in his role as cabinet chair of the start an evolution campaign for the Okanagan campus — one of the largest fundraising initiatives in university history.
The Inter-Professional Collaborative Practice Clinic at UBC’s Okanagan campus will be a leader in the province for training future health care professionals who will set standards of quality of health care in BC.
One man’s junk is another man’s treasure- or research materials in Shahria Alam’s case. Shahria, assistant professor at the School of Engineering at UBC’s Okanagan campus, is researching how industrial waste can be recycled into new-generation concrete.
Doug Mitchell, a man who has played professional football, triumphed in amateur sports, and has arenas and championship trophies named after him, is the special guest at this year’s Valley First/UBC Okanagan Athletics Scholarship Breakfast.
Assistant professor of economics Ross Hickey, who teaches in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at UBC’s Okanagan campus, explains why falling in love hurts the wallet more than the heart.