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Okanagan College Penticton 

Okanagan College is a public post-secondary institution that offers more than 120 certifications, diplomas, degrees, and programs, as well as apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship trades programs.

Okanagan college Penticton History

Okanagan College was founded in 1906 in Summerland, British Columbia, Canada and was the first college in the province. Okanagan College has long played a significant part in the growth of the region, dating back to 1963.

In 1995, the name was changed to Okanagan University College (OUC), but on July 1, 2005, when OUC was separated into Okanagan College and UBC Okanagan, it was renamed Okanagan College.

Okanagan college Penticton Programs, Courses and Schools

The Okanagan College provides a diverse range of academic programs and course. Several students also opt for the university transfer program, which provides a seamless transition and a cost-effective way to enter many of Canada's most famous universities. The Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence at the Penticton campus is home to a number of programs that are unique to the college, including the Sustainable Construction Management Technology (SCMT) program.

Okanagan college Penticton Achievements/USP

Okanagan College Penticton's USP/Achievements is that they are a learning community rich in cultural variety and academic assistance. Smaller class numbers, industry-experienced instructors, hands-on learning, as well as co-op, field, and practicum experiences, demonstrate that learners are at the center of all they do. Students in the Okanagan College Penticton program gain practical experience with current and upcoming green building techniques and technologies.

Okanagan college Penticton Notable Alumni

Here is the following name of notable alumni of Okanagan College Penticton:

  • Jeannette Armstrong
  • Maureen Gruben 
  • Ryan Holmes

Okanagan college Penticton infrastructure & services

Okanagan college Penticton Campuses

 Okanagan College Penticton Campus is located in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. World-class professors chose Okanagan College Penticton as their home because of their passion for teaching and the opportunity to form close bonds with students. On campus, Okanagan College Penticton campus has a library, cafe, Gymnasium, Aboriginal Center, and more.

Okanagan college Penticton Libraries

    Oakanagan College Penticton provides library services. During academic periods, the Okanagan College Library services four independent campuses with one collection and daily distribution throughout the library centers. The Library's collection contains over 300,000 books, e-books, films, government documents, periodicals, full-text e-journals, and other items chosen to support Okanagan College's programs and courses. Students can download articles, data, and government papers on the Library's website.

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Okanagan college Penticton Housing services

At present moment, Okanagan College Penticton does not offer on-campus student housing; however, there are a number of community resources for students looking for housing in the South Okanagan area.

Okanagan College Penticton staff publishes a list of rental listings for students in Penticton and the surrounding area as a service to them. 

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Okanagan college Penticton Medical services

   Throughout the COVID-19 response, Okanagan College Penticton has been committed to student and employee health and medical services, adhering the Provincial Health Office criteria. The Medical Services Plan of the government provides basic healthcare coverage to Okanagan College Penticton students. Basic medical services include doctor and hospital visits, lab testing, and X-rays, among other things. This is something that everyone should have.

Okanagan college Penticton Students clubs

   Many student clubs are available through the Okanagan College Students' Union. The Union hosts a variety of activities for students and provides a variety of services on campus.

For more information you can visit here:

http://ocsu.ca/

Okanagan college Penticton location

   583 Duncan Ave W, 

  Penticton, BC V2A 8E1, 

  Canada

Okanagan college Penticton different campuses locations

    Okanagan College Penticton had four main campuses and a number of smaller access centres. Penticton campus is 63 kilometres (39 miles) north of Osoyoos and 72 kilometers (45 miles) south of Kelowna, in the Thompson Okanagan region. Apart from the Penticton campus, there are three other campuses:

  • Kelowna
  • Vernon 
  • Salmon Arm 

Okanagan College Penticton top landmarks nearby, top companies, airports nearby

   The nearest airport to Okanagan College Penticton is Penticton Airport.

Okanagan college Penticton International student’s info

Okanagan college Penticton courses offered

  • Business
  • Trade
  • Health 
  • Technologies
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Adult Special Education 
  • Continuing studies
  • History
  • Literature
  • Psychology
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Gender studies

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Okanagan college Penticton student support

  Student support services are available at Okanagan College Penticton. The Student Support Team at Okanagan College Penticton offers a variety of important services to students, including financial, health, academics, counselling, and well-being.

Okanagan college Penticton visas & immigration support

     Students at Okanagan College Penticton can get help with visas and immigration. You must extend your study permit before it expires, according to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). You must also stay enrolled in and actively pursue your course or program of study by making reasonable and timely progress toward completion. Failure to do so, according to the IRCC, may result in your expulsion from Canada.

Okanagan college Penticton international student contact

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Okanagan college Penticton Student life

Okanagan college Penticton student society

     The Okanagan College Penticton Students Association represents students and conducts a variety of activities and gathering programs for them.

Okanagan college Penticton sports and fitness

 Students at Okanagan College Penticton have access to sports and fitness facilities. For students and employees, the Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence gymnasium and fitness centre is now closed due to covid-19. When it reopens, you can buy a pass for $10 at the administration office and bring your receipt to PC 146 for processing, or stop by with any inquiries.

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Okanagan college Penticton Health & Wellbeing

Students at Okanagan College Penticton can get help with their health and well-being. Counselling Services provides students with highly trained counselors and other tools to assist them in dealing with their problems. Its counselors give support for academic progress and career development in addition to individual personal counselling.

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Okanagan college Penticton Residential Life

   There are no residence facilities on campus at Okanagan College Penticton.

Okanagan college Penticton food & drink

  • The Kelowna Cafeteria
  • Fezziwigs
  • Debeans
  • Marmalade Cat Café
  • Infusions Restaurant

Okanagan college Penticton short term getaways

  • Penticton Memorial Arena
  • Ss Sicamous Heritage Park
  • Munson Mountain Park
  • Skaha Lake Park
  • Okanagan Lake Park
  • Loco Landing
  • Penticton Ikeda Japanese garden
  • Coyote Cruises

Okanagan college Penticton Part-time jobs

You could be able to a part-time job in Canada while studying and after graduation, if you are an international student. If you meet certain conditions as a study permit holder, you may be eligible to work on or off-campus without obtaining a separate work permit. After graduating from a qualified college, you can apply for a PGWP post-graduation work permit.

Okanagan college Penticton Student Safety

 Students at Okanagan College Penticton are safe on campus. Any scenario that necessitates immediate police, fire, or medical response in order to protect life or property is considered an emergency. You can contact in case of an emergency. Penticton Campus Security: 250-486-3879 or ext. 6699

Crime Around the area-

Maclean's magazine in Penticton publishes an annual list of Canada's 20 most dangerous places.

Okanagan college Penticton Famous courses

  • Business
  • Trade
  • Health 
  • Technologies
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Adult Special Education 
  • Continuing studies
  • History
  • Literature
  • Psychology
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Okanagan college Penticton Campus recruitment

Process-The Student, Graduate, and Co-op Employment Centre is a one-stop-shop for students, alumni, and businesses seeking work at all levels. Okanagan College offers co-op programs with hands-on learning, in which students are linked with a business or organization to improve their education in a practical way. On-campus employment and assistance to help with the transition out of college are also available.

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  1. Median Earnings 5 Years After Graduation      70000 
  2. Median Earnings 2 Years After Graduation      45000 
  3. Employed 2 Years After Graduation             80% 
  4. Employed 6 months After Graduation              70% 

Okanagan College Penticton Brochures & applications 

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Okanagan college Penticton Application Requirements

Bachelor

  • Online application
  • Choose your program
  • Application fee-$100
  • High school transcripts
  • Official academics documents
  • Visa 
  • Passport
  • Confirmation letter
  • Reference letter
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • English Proficiency test score

Admissions

Master 

  • Online application
  • Choose your program
  • Application fee-$100
  • Degree transcripts
  • Official academics documents
  • Visa 
  • Passport
  • Confirmation letter
  • Reference letter
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • English Proficiency test score

Admissions

Okanagan College Penticton Programs

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Okanagan College Penticton Application Requirements

2.5
GPA
30
IB
70
Percentage

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in Canada. To be able to get a successful admission in Okanagan College Penticton in Canada students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.

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Okanagan College Penticton Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: CAD$ 13,750

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Okanagan College Penticton Deadlines

Bachelors: Winter: January 3, Spring: May 7, Summer: July 3, Fall: September 5

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