Your Students’ Union

OCSU is the membership organization of over 7000 studying at Okanagan College across Kelowna, Penticton, and Salmon Arm campuses. We provide students with advocacy, services, campaigns, and events year round. We work hard to ensure students’ voices are heard and we strive to support students in the best means possible while achieving their educational goals.

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.

It’s Time to Knock Out Interest on Federal Student Loans!

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.

Our Mandate

The Okanagan College Students’ Union operates under three specific
mandates. We aim to ensure that post-secondary education is of
high quality, publicly funded, and we hold education decision makers
and stakeholders accountable to students. OCSU strives to achieve
these goals through providing the students of Okanagan College with
advocacy, services, and events.

  • Advocacy

    ·Social justice & fair access campaigns
    ·Lobbying government officials
    ·Lobbying college administrators
    ·Providing support with grade appeals and academic & non-academic
    challenges

  • Services

    ·Free supplies like handbooks, water bottles, and pens
    ·Safer sex supplies, menstrual hygiene products, and hand sanitizer
    ·Extended Health & Dental benefits for eligible students
    ·Local & BC-wide student discounts
    ·Subsidual services such as legal aid

  • Events

    ·Fostering campus community
    ·Promoting stress relief and mental health on campus
    ·Education about important campaigns and causes
    ·Empowering students
    ·Free food

Read our 2020 Report of the Board

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We respectfully acknowledge that our places of work are on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Syilx/Okanagan people & Secwepemc Shuswap people.