Recommended Reading


  • When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parent's Survival Guide
    by Carol Barkin (1999)
  • Letting Go (5th Edition): A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years
    by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger (2009)
  • Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money
    by Helen Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller (2011)
  • You're on Your Own but I'm Here if You Need Me: Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
    by Marjorie Savage (2009)

Online Resources

Important UBC websites

Academic Calendar Information on student responsibilities, academic assessment, and grading practices.
New to UBC A site designed to be the first stop for new students with questions about registration, orientation, and more.
Place and Promise: The UBC Plan Place and Promise: The UBC Plan is UBC's guiding vision and mission. It identifies five pillars (people, learning, community, internationalization, and research) that sustain UBC's goal to be one of the best universities in the world.
The University of British Columbia’s website for prospective undergraduate students and counsellors.

Visiting Kelowna & UBC Okanagan

Online tours of UBC Okanagan
Information about UBC Okanagan, from the diversity of our programs and resources to our beautiful, compact, and vibrant campus setting.
Tourism Kelowna Information on accommodation, transportation, attractions, events, dining, and travel tips in Kelowna.

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