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Join us at Parent Conference 

Choose one date to attend, either Mon Aug 26, 2019 (morning; for parents arriving with their students for Jump Start) or Sun Sep 1, 2019 (afternoon; after Residence move-in and open to parents of students living both on- and off-campus).

About Parent Conference 

Sending your student to university is a major event.  As a parent, guardian, or family member, you should know that UBC's Okanagan campus has systems and resources in place to promote your student's academic and social development and ensure their health and safety. Parent Conference is a fun, informative, and constructive introduction to our campus resources and a great way to explore support strategies for your student's success.

Parent Conference overview

Each year, we fine tune our presentation offerings and our schedule based on feedback from our participants. View the 2018 Parent Conference sample program.

What will I learn by attending Parent Conference?

By attending Parent Conference, you will:

  • Receive the most up-to-date information on resources for your student including new initiatives for 2019-20
  • Meet the team: UBC staff who will be available to your students over the course of their academic career
  • Feel more connected to the university as a parent or guardian
  • Receive helpful tips and strategies for supporting your student, from near or afar
  • Frequently asked questions

    Learn from the questions asked by parents and families who have attended Parent Conference in the past.

    Last reviewed shim3/19/2019 4:19:10 PM

    Parent Conference Questions about Parent Conference?

    Contact the Student Experience Office team!

    Student Experience Office, University Centre UNC 329
    Email: getinvolved.ubco@ubc.ca

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