Where is the Okanagan campus of UBC?

Where is the Okanagan campus of UBC?

British Columbia
The University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus/Province

The UBC’s Okanagan Campus (commonly referred to as UBC Okanagan and UBCO) is University of British Columbia’s campus located in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.

Which UBC campus is better Vancouver or Okanagan?

With all due respect to Okanagan, Vancouver is just a more fun place to be as there’s simply a lot more going on. UBCV is also a far bigger campus with much more resources by way or libraries, food options, study areas etc.

Is it hard to get into UBC Okanagan?

For successful applicants, the mean grade range for all courses completed in senior year was 89–91 per cent at UBC Vancouver and 82–84 per cent at UBC Okanagan. This year’s admission rate was 57 per cent. UBC’s graduate programs appear significantly harder to get into with a 24 per cent admission rate on both campuses.

Is UBC part of Vancouver?

The University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus is located at the western tip of the Point Grey Peninsula in the city of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada.

Is UBC Okanagan easier?

I found it much easier at UBCO to pick and schedule my courses than at UBCV, including adding and dropping courses that worked better for my degree and time. Both first-year and degree requirements are more straightforward, which made choosing my courses a lot simpler.

Are UBC Okanagan and Vancouver the same?

Both of these campuses are good and under the hood of UBC. UBC Vancouver is the main and large campus. UBC Okanagan is the newer and small campus. Though, UBCO is expanding rapidly.

Is it hard to get into UBCO?

With an acceptance rate of 52.4%, UBC is quite stringent with its acceptance, choosing to only admit students who have in the past demonstrated extraordinary academic abilities and intellectual stamina. The admissions requirements at UBC are extremely straight-forward.

Is UBCO competitive?

Launched in 2019, the University of British Okanagan Heat Competitive Sport Clubs are Athletics & Recreation’s newest competitive option for UBCO student-athletes. As a competitive program, all teams participate in club or intercollegiate leagues at a local, provincial, national, and/or international level.

Where will new students be assigned to live at UBC Okanagan?

Based on availability, some new students will be assigned to suite-style residences at Monashee Place or Lower/Upper Cascades where upper year students and some graduate students also live. For more information about student housing at UBC’s Okanagan campus, refer to:

How do I contact Okanagan housing?

Contact. Phone: 250-807-8050. Toll free: 1-888-318-8666. Fax: 250-807-9157. Email: [email protected]. Send maintenance requests using the Online Service Centre.

How do I get around Okanagan as a student?

All UBC Okanagan students receive a U-Pass, or universal transit pass, giving you unlimited access to local transit services. Buses operate from early morning hours to after midnight. If you have time to walk around local neighbourhoods, there are often vacancy signs posted on rental properties and houses close to campus.

Can I get information about an applicant/resident from UBC?

To comply with privacy laws, UBC will not release information regarding an applicant/resident to anyone unless the applicant/resident provides written consent. Please note our housing office will be changing locations during July and August 2021. We will update this page with the new information as it comes available.


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