Mental health is not a new topic or concept for many of us. Every January, Canada joins Bell Media for Bell Let’s Talk, and seasonal depression is a trending topic on TikTok and Twitter. But there is a newer trend emerging, one that doesn’t get as much coverage: the recognition of the men’s mental health […]
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We are so thankful for the dedication and support for OC students by the OC Faculty Association. Not only did they publicly support our recent calls for action from OC leadership, but their council has made a $4,000 donation to the OCSU and VSAOC student food banks. This generous donation is going to help many […]
The Okanagan College Student Union is holding a Membership Referendum via special election. The referendum will be asking members of the student union one yes or no question: Are you in favour of changing the requirement for coverage by the OCSU Extended Health and Dental service from 9 credits or equivalent down to 6 credits […]
Kelowna members! We’re setting up a temporary kiosk in The Pit (S building) from August 16th-19th, 10:00am – 2:00pm. We’ll be selling bus passes (cash, credit, or debit), and providing info on the Health & Dental plan and other services.
The following video is a recording of a town hall meeting held by Dr. Bonnie Henry and her team on May 28, 2021 regarding the preliminary public health guidance for September 2021 in the COVID-19 Return-to-Campus Primer. An edited transcript is available below. The transcript below was transcribed by otter.ai and has been edited by OCSU staff for […]
The Okanagan College Students’ Union operates The Harbour as a safe space on the Penticton campus for LGBTQ2S+ folks and allies, and to share resources for students, and assist with food security for all members. Normally, we operate out of the Penticton campus, but we have had to switch to a virtual platform, for the […]
On National Anti-Bullying Day (better known as Pink Shirt Day), people from across Canada wear pink clothes to make a statement against bullying. OCSU will be among those numbers. Our organization supports inclusive and kind spaces on campus and community, and has no tolerance for bullying in any situation.
As many Canadians continue to struggle financially through the pandemic, students are renewing their call for the federal government to eliminate interest on student loans to ease the burden of student loan debt.
Health and Dental:
PLEASE NOTE: As of January 9 2023, our phone lines are down due to the network outage at Okanagan College. We cannot accept phone calls at this time.
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