Philosophy

UBC Okanagan hosts conversation on complexity of migration

UBC Okanagan hosts conversation on complexity of migration

In our increasingly interconnected world, people around the globe choose to move for many different reasons. Some do so in order to escape poverty, war or persecutions. Others seek new opportunities through jobs, study, family reunion or improve their quality of life. 

Nuclear North Korea

Nuclear North Korea

UBC Okanagan is hosting a day-long symposium that will bring together experts on North Korea, including Canada’s former ambassadors to North Korea and China, the Consul General of the Republic of Korea, and several Washington, D.C.-based experts of the region, who will discuss the current political international climate.

More than 1,650 students graduate from UBC Okanagan this week

More than 1,650 students graduate from UBC Okanagan this week

For many, it’s one of the biggest milestones of their lives—graduating from university. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, nearly 1,650 students will reach that milestone this week as the university gears up for six convocation ceremonies.

Awards for Enactus UBC Okanagan in their first-ever national competition

Awards for Enactus UBC Okanagan in their first-ever national competition

Members of a newly formed Enactus UBC Okanagan team received national recognition competing in their first Enactus Canada National Exposition earlier this month.

UBC students debate: Have personalities overtaken issues in politics?

UBC students debate: Have personalities overtaken issues in politics?

The Donald is in the White House. And people are wondering—has the political world been colonized by celebrity culture?

Visiting scholars debate benefits of the global rise of private security

Visiting scholars debate benefits of the global rise of private security

The growth of the global private security industry is transforming the international political landscape. Across the globe, private security personnel now frequently outnumber public forces and play increasingly central roles in security provision and governance.