Create

Learn what UBC is all about. Get the lay of the land. Meet a bunch of awesome people. Your UBC experience is yours to create.

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Create orientation

Kick-off your first year at UBC with Create new student orientation, your introduction to all things UBCO. With an emphasis on building connections to the people, places, and resources that will support and shape your university experience, our free flagship orientation program is strongly recommended for all first-year students who are new to UBC’s Okanagan campus. 

Monday, September 5, 2022

9:30 am to 6:30 pm

Sample schedules

All new students who register for Create will receive an official email in late August with your personal Create schedule, including your group number and other important information about the day.

Here is an example of how your Create day might look: 

 

Meet your fellow students Meet with your Orientation Leader and a small group of fellow first-year students from your Faculty, and join in on social events to have fun and make new friends. 
An official welcome  Hear from UBCO Leadership in a welcome ceremony, and have a chance to show your UBC Okanagan school spirit! 
Workshops & Information sessions  Hear from campus experts about their services and personal experiences to help shape your UBCO journey.  
Campus tour Take a guided tour of campus and locate all the essentials.
Showcase Information Fair Learn about the offerings from nearly 100 Showcase exhibitors including student associations, UBC departments and services, and services and organizations from the surrounding community.

Stay tuned for more information – registration opens in July.

Create is a fantastic opportunity to meet your new classmates and get a taste of what UBC is all about. The variety of activities throughout the day ensures a connection point for everyone, whatever your interests are.

—Michele, Science Student

Stay tuned for more details about Create! Contact orientation.ok@ubc.ca with any questions about Create. 

After Create Day, you’ll also be invited to participate in other great events as part of Welcome Week.