Entries by Krissy Laitinen

Notice of Okanagan College Students’ Union Referendum

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 […]

We’re back on campus!

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.

May 28 Town Hall with Dr. Bonnie Henry

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 […]

Introducing: The Harbour Virtual Food Hamper!

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 […]

Pink Shirt Day is February 24th

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.

Applications Open – Pantry Hamper Program!

NOW LIVE! our Pantry Hamper registration is open! Register here. This service is currently available for Kelowna-based students. Students can register for a max of 1 hamper per week, and a max of 2 per month. After students register, they will be emailed by OCSU staff with their pick up date and time. Please note […]

Coming Soon – Pantry Hamper Program!

NEW SERVICE ALERT Our Pantry remains closed to students, so we’ve decided to bring it to you in the form of Hampers! The OCSU hamper program is based in Kelowna, and is designed to assist with short term food insecurity. Students must pre register for a hamper- Registration launches JANUARY 15th! Links to the form […]