Student Perspectives: A UBCO Economics Blog

Featuring the work of students in Economics and Media at UBC Okanagan

Checkup: the Okanagan’s water supply

By: Eugene Fernandes We’re told to use less water day to day, but it turns out it doesn’t make as much…

Laura Fylyshtan describes a new housing trend: Co-housing

Want to live in a community that combines the benefits of private ownership with the those of the sharing economy? Co-housing…

Another Tuition Increase at UBCO: Should International Students Pay Even More?

By: Jacob A. Vriens UBCO students fight the never-ending battle against tuition fee hikes. During March of every year, student…

Kabir Hothi explains how UBCO paticipates to the development of Kelowna’s diversity

Questioning how diversity impacts Kelowna? UBC Okanagan economics student Kabir Hothi describes how UBCO’s multicultural environment engages with our local…

Effect of Canadian Politics on Chinese Students at UBCO

By: Alexandra Roussel The UBC senate has recorded more than 5,000 Chinese international students in their institution. However, the Canadian…

The Changing Face of Farming

By: Michael Flood The oldest industry in the world has seen many transformations since the Agricultural revolution some 12,000 years…

Questionning where and when to buy an investment property in Kelowna? Brittany Anderson has a few tips

Considering purchasing an income property in Kelowna? Now might be the right time! UBC Okanagan economics student Brittany Anderson provides…

Why large, life-altering technologies are being rushed

By: Hannah Johnson From the latest technology, to your favourite news media site, when people want something they want it NOW!…

What does a typical day look like for a homeless person? Alexandra Roussel and Eugene Fernandes asked

Many of us pass by homeless people in downtown Kelowna, but how well do we know them? What does a…

World Tanking Championship

By: Justice Mubayiwa With the conclusion of the regular season creeping closer and closer the top teams in the NBA are…

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