We value input from students. From time to time, we will feature consultations here to solicit feedback from you about matters that are important to all students.

Student Consultation - Vernon Campus - Recruitment - 2017

The primary purpose of this consultation is to help us evaluate what attracts students to Okanagan College and how we can improve their experience during their time at the Vernon campus. Participation in this consultation should only take 5-10 minutes to complete and is voluntary: You can decide not to answer any questions, or you can select which questions to answer, or you can decide to stop at any time. Clicking on the submit button below indicates your consent to participate in this consultation. Your responses to the consultation are anonymous and no identifying information will be revealed.
    • parents, or family
    • friends
    • guidance counsellor
    • recruiter or recruitment activity at your school
    • recruitment activity or fair outside of your school
    • campus tour
    • contact with the college after you were admitted
    • contact with faculty/professors from the College
    • contact with graduates or students from the College
    • employers
    • web
    • social networking or social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.)
    • other advertisement (radio, TV, etc)
  • Other Reasons/Comments
    • Comparatively lower tuition costs
    • Close proximity of the Vernon campus
    • Small class sizes
    • Direct and positive contact with professors
    • Not able to gain admission to other post-secondary institutions
    • Friends were attending here
    • Worked well with my other commitments (example, family or work)
    • Diversity of academic course offerings
    • Academic reputation of OC
    • Availability of financial aid and scholarships
    • Availability of services (writing centre, student accessibility services, fitness centre)
    • Quality of social life
    • Attractiveness of the campus
  • Other reasons for not returning
    • Greater variety of course offerings
    • More flexibility in the timetabling of the course offerings
    • A pre-set schedule that I could follow to achieve my academic goals
    • Ability to take courses via live Internet stream from home
    • More financial aid options
    • More affordable tuition
    • More favourable classroom experience
    • More dynamic social scene on campus
    • More social support
    • More academic support for students
    • Improved bus transportation to/from the campus
  • Other/Comments