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By Sarah Kloos on September 11, 2021
Looking for a new outdoor activity this summer? Hiking is a great way to get out and enjoy nature while also getting in some physical activity. It’s a win-win! Before you get out there, you’ll want to know how to pick a good trail, what to pack in your backpack, and how to prepare for your first hike. We’ve got you […]
By Sarah Kloos on September 7, 2021
After a long year and a half of learning from home, we’re excited to get back to campus. If the idea of getting out of bed, getting dressed, and going to in-person classes every day sounds unimaginable, we’ve got some tips to help you adjust to campus life and make your uni experience unforgettable. Don’t let academics be your whole […]
By guest contributor on August 18, 2021
Welcome to Kelowna! Here at UBCO, we’re so lucky to be located in the Okanagan where there’s no shortage of ways to keep busy! Whether you’re new to Kelowna or looking to further explore the area, read on for a list of ideas of things to do and local businesses to support around the Okanagan. Get outside […]
By Sarah Kloos on August 9, 2021
Looking for a way to get outside this summer and check out some beautiful scenery around the Okanagan? The pros at UBCycles are sharing four beginner-friendly bike trails to help you get motivated. 1. Kettle Valley Rail Trail (KVR) — Myra Canyon The Kettle Valley Rail Trail branches out all over BC, but our favourite section is the Myra […]
By guest contributor on July 19, 2021
University life can be complicated, especially when you’re just getting started, but you don’t have to do it alone! This year, all UBCO students can access the Peer Mentor program, an all-star team of upper-year students who are trained to help guide you through the ups and downs of student life. Whether you’re brand-new to […]
By guest contributor on July 8, 2021
With course registration just around the corner, make sure you’re equipped with the knowledge and resources you need for a smooth, hassle-free registration. How do I know which courses to register for? Before registering for courses, you’ll want to first make sure you know which courses to register for! Every program has its own specific course requirements. […]
By Sarah Kloos on April 22, 2021
Feeling inspired to live a little greener, but don’t know where to start? Learn some small changes you can make to reduce your carbon footprint and what UBCO is doing to make our campus greener.
By Sarah Kloos on January 29, 2021
Three first-year students meet at virtual orientation. Months later, three friends continue to find community in each other.