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By Sarah Kloos on October 7, 2021
Midterms are creeping up fast, and the library can get crowded (and loud) at this time of year. But never fear! One of the best parts of UBCO is the multitude of great study spots. I’m sharing some of my favourite spots to hunker down and study, and I’m also sharing a few new study spots to check out. Sarah’s top study spots […]
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 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 January 29, 2021
Three first-year students meet at virtual orientation. Months later, three friends continue to find community in each other.
By Kristy Condon on October 7, 2020
If you’re experiencing new challenges or feeling overwhelmed in the online learning environment — you’re not alone!
We asked the Peer Mentors (our upper-year campus experts) for their top tips for addressing common challenges with the online learning environment.
By guest contributor on August 28, 2020
The sixth and final instalment in a series of blog posts by second-year Arts student, Breckin Baillie. In this post, he talks about his virtual life as a UBCO student.