Partner Stories

UBC Okanagan Co-op Students Win IMPACT 2020 Award

This year, the BC Association for Co-operative Education and Work Integrated Learning introduced an initiative to showcase the impact and innovation that post secondary students continue to bring to organizations across the province, despite the unique challenges presented by COVID-19. Read on to hear about three featured students from the UBCO campus and the meaningful contributions they’ve made during their work integrated learning experiences.

Employer Spotlight: Agents of Discovery

Employer Spotlight: Agents of Discovery

Agents of Discovery, a Kelowna based education technology platform, shares how they have incorporated Co-op work integrated learning into their ongoing recruitment practices since 2019.

Kelowna, Canada - UBCO coop program photo shoot at Inhouse Video offices, UBC student Yiming Han.

AD: Stephanie Baziuk, UBCO
DP: Stefan Matis, Plia Films.

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Top Five Reasons to Hire a UBC Okanagan Co-op Student

Kelowna, Canada - UBCO coop program photo shoot at Inhouse Video offices, UBC student Yiming Han.

AD: Stephanie Baziuk, UBCO
DP: Stefan Matis, Plia Films.

International Appeal

From China to Canada, Yiming Han discovers Co-op is key to acclimating to a new culture.

Kelowna, Canada - Campaign shoot of UBCO Coop Program, featuring students Harraj and Jackson at Irwin Safety.

AD: Stefan Matis, Plia Films

Teaming Up for Success

Co-op students pair up to support a local company’s vision

Kelowna, Canada - UBCO student coop plan campaign in collaboration with Stefan Matis and Plia Films.

Subjects: Lise Dallien MacMillan, Shayla McLean
AD: Adam Eisenbarth
Asst: Sarah Closson

If the Shoe Fits

Human kinetics student Shayla Mclean and a local orthotic company were a perfect match through Co-op Education.