By Dawn Sheldon on May 28, 2022
Akeem Johnston completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in 2021 with a major in English, and is currently working as Brand Coordinator at Bylands Nurseries in West Kelowna. Recently, Akeem Akeem shared more about his time here at UBCO, including his time in the Co-op Program, and what he is doing now that he has graduated.
By Dawn Sheldon on May 9, 2022
Bachelor of Management student Aurora Gardiner reflects on how stepping outside her comfort zone helped her to develop both personally and professionally, and built up her confidence and explored new opportunities through Co-op.
By Dawn Sheldon on March 11, 2022
The UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Co-op Student of The Year Award recognizes one outstanding co-op student for their personal and professional development through work-integrated learning. This year’s winner, Bachelor of Arts student Lisvet Parra Montas shares how her co-op experience played a pivotal role in igniting passions and uncovering future career pathways.
By Stephanie Clark on June 17, 2021
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.