More than 60 bachelor degrees; 30+ master’s and doctoral programs. Find a study option that sets you up for your career.

DEGREES & PROGRAMS OF STUDY

Explore study options at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

Real-Life Learning

Hands-on learning is important at UBC’s Okanagan campus. That’s why we offer co-op work placements in most disciplines: Arts, Fine Arts, Engineering, Science and more.

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Online Learning

UBC Distance Learning programs are available to UBC students anywhere in the world. If you are not a UBC student, you can still register for distance education courses through UBC Access Studies.

English Foundation

Meet all the admission requirements except UBC’s English language standards? Explore UBC Okanagan’s English Foundation Program.

Continuing Studies

UBC Continuing Studies serves the adult education needs of lifelong learners. Search the online or Vancouver-based offerings of UBC Continuing Studies.

FACULTIES & SCHOOLS

The Okanagan has eight Faculties and Schools, each with its own personality

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FACULTY & STUDENT STORIES

Jessica Van Brummelen

Alumnus
Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering

As a kid, robotics aficionado Jessica Van Brummelen used to take apart calculators and remotes to see how they work. Now she’s off to one of the most prestigious universities in the world—the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)—to change the world one robot at a time. Read more.

Andrew Jirasek

Associate Professor
Physics, Irving K Barber School of Arts and Sciences

Associate Professor Andrew Jirasek uses physics to fine-tune machines and equipment that deliver radiation treatments to cancer patients. Through a specialized optical technique, Jirasek and his colleagues are analyzing how molecules and cellular constituents change during treatment. The goal: a perfect dose of radiation to combat life-threatening tumours. Read more.

John Graham

Director and Professor
Social Work, Faculty of Health and Social Development

A challenging childhood with loss and financial struggles not only shaped John Graham’s character; it’s shaped his career as a social worker. Caring is his driver, and he integrates cultural traditions from his global experiences into his compassion and care for others. Read more.

Mary Song

Student
Indigenous Studies, Irving K Barber School of Arts and Sciences

As an intergenerational residential school survivor, Mary Song was impacted by an environment of abuse, addiction and post-traumatic stress. But Song has turned pain into empowerment and now helps children in education find their purpose, regardless of their upbringing. Read more.

Academic Calendar

A comprehensive guide to all programs, courses and services available at UBC Okanagan. The Calendar also serves as a record of many University academic policies and procedures.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR OKANAGAN

 

Dates & Deadlines

When do classes start? When are fees due? What’s the deadline to drop a course? Check out important dates throughout the academic year.

ACADEMIC YEAR

 

Find a Course

UBC’s Course Schedule is a list of courses offered in specific sessions (Fall, Winter, Summer). Browse by course, save them to a worklist, view them in a timetable and even register.

COURSE SCHEDULE (OKANAGAN)

Academic Support

Need advice about your program? Want some support? Reach out to access study strategies, tutor assistance or help from our academic advisors.

CONTACT ADVISING

 

Academic Leadership

The Provost and Vice-Principal Academic is responsible for academic leadership and administration for the Okanagan campus.

Provost Office

LIBRARY

Access to millions of items. UBC Okanagan’s library brings you a world of knowledge. You just need to bring the inspiration to change it.

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In the field

Impacting Community Health in Africa

Each spring, nursing students travel abroad to take on practical placements in rural villages in Ghana and Zambia. Working alongside local health professionals to provide maternity and baby checkups, immunizations, health screenings, and home visits, the students explore community health and discover what words like ‘global citizen’ and ‘advocacy’ truly mean.