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UBCO Life is a newsletter delivered twice per month to continuing undergraduate students, featuring academic and social events, upcoming deadlines, university news, and other issues relevant to student life and success at UBC Okanagan.

Mar 20, 2020

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UBC Okanagan COVID-19
information and resources

The University of British Columbia, including the Okanagan campus, is responding to the spread of COVID-19 virus.

Earlier this week, UBC launched a new website with FAQs and resources for all students, faculty and staff. The site can be accessed via where the latest information about UBC’s response to COVID-19 is maintained, along with links to important resources for all of our community members.

To address your Okanagan campus-specific questions, we have also launched a web page that contains important information on availability of services, key contacts for students, and ongoing updates on the measures we are taking in the interest of health and safety.

For the latest UBC Okanagan Campus service information, please visit

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Supporting your mental health
during COVID-19

With classes and many campus services transitioning to an online format, now is the time to get familiar with some of the online resources available to help you stay mentally and physically healthy.

Your wellbeing matters and there are many ways to stay healthy, even if you are staying home.

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How to get and give support
during the COVID-19 outbreak

Right now, the coronavirus—COVID-19—is top of mind; it’s discussed in the news, on social media, and on campus. How it will continue to impact the UBC community is also an ongoing question.

During this challenging and uncertain time, it’s normal to feel stressed, overwhelmed, or worried for your own health, as well as that of your family and friends. 

While the university continues to run, here are some ways you can take care of yourself—and help others do the same.

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Online career and student experience programming

UBCO students Career Services and the Student Experience Office are here to support you while we practice social distancing:

  • If you are seeking work, we are available to review resumes, cover letters, or LinkedIn profiles reviewed remotely by email:
  • Upcoming virtual employer info sessions:
    • Rogers Communications on March 26 - register here.
  • Finding you have some extra time to dedicate to networking? Join the UBC Hub at Ten Thousand Coffees to connect with alumni and other students: join here
  • The UBCO Job Board is live with hundreds of job postings here

Stay in the loop on upcoming virtual student programming by following @ubcostudents on Instagram!

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Food Services Survey

If you've dined recently at UBCO, we want to hear from you! Your valuable feedback can help Food Services provide the best possible dining experience for students, staff, faculty and visitors. Complete the short survey and you'll be entered into a draw to win a $200 pre-paid VISA! The survey is open from March 18 to March 31, 2020, and a winner will be chosen at random on April 1. 

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