DEGREES & PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Explore study options at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
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.
Meet the all admission requirements except UBC’s English language standards? Explore UBC Okanagan’s English Foundation Program.
UBC Continuing Studies serves the adult education needs of lifelong learners. Search the online or Vancouver-based offerings of UBC Continuing Studies.
FACULTY & STUDENT STORIES
Jessica Van Brummelen
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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The Provost and Vice-Principal Academic is responsible for academic leadership and administration for the Okanagan campus.
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.