Update on Winter Session, Term 2: UBC has made the decision to continue to deliver the majority of programs online until February 7. UBCO’s campus remains open, including student housing, student services, and all libraries. For more information, see the January 12 UBC Broadcast.

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) AND UBC’S RESPONSE: For updates, FAQs and resources, visit ubc.ca. For UBC Okanagan-specific updates, visit ok.ubc.ca/covid19.

We collaborate with academic & administrative units to maintain high-caliber master’s & doctoral programs, advocate on behalf of students & graduate programs & ensure responsive administration of graduate programs & awards.


Finding the Fun

As he joins UBC Okanagan’s College of Graduate Studies as dean, Peter Simpson is focused on finding fun in academia.

10 Tips for Preparing for Graduate School 

Thinking of applying to graduate school? This is an exciting time for you! As a graduate student at UBC Okanagan, you’ll join a diverse and inclusive community of people from around the world who are pursuing advanced degrees and innovative research and scholarship.

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Work closely with faculty across a diverse set of departments and disciplines. Our IGS structure allows for inter-faculty and inter-campus arrangements to supervise students and offer courses, while course and program requirements provide structure to ensure quality in both the breadth and depth of the student’s academic experience.



The College of Graduate Studies offers awards to reward academic achievement, allowing students to focus on their studies and research.

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