Welcome to our new incoming students and Welcome back to our returning students!?With all of the changes occurring at UNBC, and at post-secondary institutions across the nation and the greater globe, we've realized that nearly all students attending our university this year are 'new' to this virtual learning environment. All of our students may face difficulties in finding information or learning how to succeed given the current situation, so Student Life has decided to open Virtual Welcome?(Back)?Day to all?new and returning?students. ?Welcome Day introduces new?undergraduate students to the academic, social, and cultural life at UNBC. Each event at Orientation is designed to help you connect to?the community of students, faculty, and support services at UNBC. You will meet new people, build friendships, and become familiar with the campus.
Welcome to UNBC: An inclusive welcome for all students participating in the Virtual Welcome Day.
A Conversation with Co-op Education and the Career Centre:?Are you wondering about work opportunities that you could take advantage of while completing your degree? Have you thought about how you are going to gain some advantage over the competition, or even just how to write a resume? ?Have a chat with the Co-op Education Coordinator and the Career Centre Coordinator!? Learn about co-op, internships and more!
First Nations Centre Open House: Check out the First Nations Centre in a virtual tour!
HIghschool Vs. University: What is the dealio?: ?Meet with Jean Bowen, the Learning Specialist - Science and Math from the Academic Success Centre - to talk about the differences between university and high school as well as explore the academic supports available to students at UNBC.
Library Resources and Services: Everything you need to know for research success! Things are a little bit different this year as a result of COVID-19. Come and hear all about the services and resources that are available to you including:
- Research help
- Accessing online resources from off campus
- Requesting books and more!
Research Opportunities: Are you interested in learning about research? Join Sharleen Balogh and Amy Beyer of the Office of Research for this informative session about research at UNBC and how it relates to you. We will highlight ways in which you can get involved in research, including how to find a supervisor and how you can obtain funding for your research.
Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda: A panel of current students and alumni talk their experiences and give advice to new and incoming students.
Student Care: Learn about the Student Care Health and Dental Plan available through NUGSS!
Student Leadership Opportunities: At UNBC, there are a broad range of opportunities to get involved beyond the classroom as a student leader.? Join student leaders Zach Fleck and Holly McVea as they discuss many of these opportunities and how to take advantage of them!
Tech Troubleshooters:?Attend this session to learn about the technologies and techniques you can expect to encounter in your online courses at UNBC. ?This session will cover:?
- an introduction to?learn.unbc.ca
- an introduction to Collaborate web-conferencing
- an introduction to the resource ?'A Student Guide to Learning With Technology @UNBC’?https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/unbcstudents/
- an introduction to the Student Technology Troubleshooter Drop-In service
Wellness Centre Open House: Join Matt McClaskey, a Clinical Counsellor at UNBC, for an informal Q&A of the free wellness services students can access at UNBC.
Wellness Trivia:?Come and play the Wellness Centre KAHOOT! trivia game on Health Services, Counselling, and more?to learn about the services available on campus and to?compete for a gift card!??
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Student Engagement and Leadership Coordinator