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  • March 9, 2020

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

    Are you in search of innovative talent? Hundreds of UBC-O Co-op students are seeking employment this summer, many of which are keen to contribute to the Okanagan’s tech sector.

    Here are five reasons why you should hire a UBC-O Co-op student for your team:

    There’s grant funding available to help subsidize wages With millions of provincial and federal dollars in available funding f...
  • March 9, 2020

    Stronger together: collaboration a theme of 37th Annual Spaghetti Bridge Building Contest at OC

    What’s true for spaghetti and hot glue is true for people as well – we’re stronger when we stick together.

    In addition to coming away with new insights into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), participants of the 37th Annual Spaghetti Bridge Building Contest at Okanagan College also learned another important lesson in the value of collaboration.

    More than 250 stude...

  • March 5, 2020

    We are OKGNtech | Meet Nika

    A strong community can promote new ideas and ensure accountability. It can also act as motivation, support, and even provide a little friendly competition. The power of community is undeniable and the Okanagan tech community is no exception.

    Our community is strong and growing with record speed and maintaining a connection through a period of growth like this can be a challenge. Nobody ...

  • March 4, 2020

    The Final 6 | TasteAdvisor’s Alyssa Farr

    The battle is on. It’s time to pick a winner.

    We met one-on-one with the top 6 to hear their pitch for the top spot.

    Alyssa Farr, founder of TasteAdvisor, created a platform that delivers customer recommendation systems for the alcohol industry. We recently caught up with Alyssa to learn more about her inspiration behind the idea, her experience as an entrepreneur and her plans ...

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