New to UBC
August 31, 2022
Moving into residence? You’ll probably have some questions. While some of them will be better answered when you get here, there are a few things you should know as you prepare to get settled in the Okanagan.
August 5, 2022
Moved out of your parent’s house or living off-campus for the first time and feeling a little overwhelmed? Living off-campus has many perks, but there are some challenges too. Check out these valuable life hacks.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
February 10, 2021
Dan Duncan shares expert advice and strategies to help improve study habits for UBCO students with ADHD (and anyone else struggling with motivation).
January 29, 2021
Three first-year students meet at virtual orientation. Months later, three friends continue to find community in each other.