Media Releases

Hundreds gather for Opera Kelowna’s Carmen at UBC Okanagan

The drama of one of opera’s most famous love stories, Carmen, will come to life at UBC Okanagan’s courtyard on August 1 as Opera Under the Stars returns to the university.

UBC research project hosts bee-friendly family event

There is plenty of buzz around Kelowna’s bee ambassador program as more than 250 Kelowna residents have planted bee-friendly gardens this spring.

UBC’s Hargreaves wins prestigious Gabrielle Roy writing award

UBC Okanagan Associate Professor Allison Hargreaves is the winner of the 2017 Gabrielle Roy Prize writing award.

UBC Okanagan hosts six graduation ceremonies this week

UBC Okanagan’s gym and courtyard will be filled with traditional ceremony, shouts of celebrations and lifetime memories for two days this week.

Kelowna writer wins UBC Okanagan’s annual short story contest

Kelowna’s Brittni MacKenzie-Dale is the winner of this year’s Okanagan Short Story Contest. Organized and partially-sponsored by UBC Okanagan, the contest is an annual writing competition open to fiction writers in British Columbia’s Southern Interior.

Authors shortlisted for UBC’s 2018 Okanagan Short Story Contest

It has been 20 years of great stories, emerging writers and plot twists.

Making Insect Hotels

build a home for pollinators