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Explore study options at College info sessions


Labour markets ebb and flow, but education will always serve you.

B.C.’s Labour Market Outlook indicates that, of the one million expected job openings between 2021-2031, approximately 77 per cent will require some level of post-secondary education or training.

That’s why Okanagan College is hosting a series of information sessions this month, to encourage those who might be considering post-secondary education to explore their options now.

“People of all ages are considering their options for a post-COVID world, and increasingly training or credentials are required. Education gives people more options,” says Inga Wheeler, Associate Registrar for Okanagan College.

“Info sessions at Okanagan College give people the chance to discover program options, meet faculty and instructors, as well as learn about the supports available to students. It is a perfect opportunity to explore what’s next.”  

The schedule of sessions in Kelowna include:

  • May 10 – Arts: meet faculty and sit in on panel discussions about critical issues facing the world today like social justice, what a post-COVID world looks like, global society, and identity and community in the digital age.
  • May 11 – Business and Office Administration: learn about the advantages of completing a business degree, diploma or certificate at OC.
  • May 17 – Science and Engineering Technologies: STEM fields of study are growing in demand – learn about the countless opportunities available for careers while meeting faculty and touring labs.

Representatives from OC’s Indigenous Services, Financial Aid and Awards, and Accessibility Services will be on hand to provide information on how they support students through their academic journey.

Sessions run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Kelowna campus, 1000 KLO Rd., in the E Building (Science and Engineering Technologies sessions will be in the E and C buildings). Future students can apply for admission to any OC program for free during the info sessions. Parents and friends are welcome. Free parking, snacks and refreshments are available.

For details about Kelowna, Salmon Arm and virtual info sessions, visit For questions or those who can’t make the sessions, people are invited to contact [email protected] to get in touch with someone at OC who will help.

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