The Schools of Nursing, Exercise Sciences, and Social Work join forces to transform and improve health care and well-being for our local communities and beyond. Our students are active global citizens who work with local and international communities to optimize human health: improving treatments, preventing disease, and meeting future health-care challenges. Innovative faculty produce cutting-edge research and are committed to providing students with relevant hands-on learning. A passion for health and healing and a desire to create positive change transforms students into leaders who will define the future of quality health care.
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“I believe that contributing money to a university is one of the greatest gifts you can give,” says Amy Edwards, a second year student at UBC’s Okanagan campus and a recipient of the Deepak Binning Foundation Community Builder Scholarship. Amy received one of two $3,500 scholarships after being nominated by her high school teachers for […]
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.
A collaborative research centre, the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention focuses on innovative research and supports the development of research partnerships by addressing how more