UBCO Life Blog

An easy way you can combat the feeling of being disconnected is by finding new ways to reconnect. On that journey, you can also find your own version of home and create new traditions, recipes, and games that can be yours for all the years to come. Homesickness is not a bad thing at all. In fact, once you figure out how to become friends with your homesickness, you are in for a wonderful journey of self-discovery. Here are some tips that you can use to navigate homesickness. 

Moved into a new space? Second-year student, Kiki, has great tips to transform your space from a drab Mojo Dojo Casa house to a vibrant Barbie Dreamhouse. 

The start of a new school year can mean new friends, but it also might mean leaving some old ones behind. Whether you’re maintaining your friendships you’ve made from school or from home, here are some ways my friends and I have come up with to keep these good vibes going.

I have quite literally followed my interests from classroom to classroom. What I’ve found is that course-hopping my way through university is how I can make the most of my degree. 

I wanted to do something meaningful for Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. I feel a slight push to learn more and seek that celebration, connection, and community in small ways to further some kind of deeper understanding. Come with me as I share my reflections on this month and what it means to me.



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