7 Reasons to Attend College in Kelowna

Kelowna is the heart of beautiful British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley! 

It has several local, national and international colleges.  It is also home to 2 universities.

The Okanagan is known as the #1 entrepreneurial region in Canada, with the $35-million Okanagan Centre for Innovation and 693 tech companies that contribute $1.67 billion annually to the economy.  For those graduating from a Computer Programming or IT program, this makes Kelowna an excellent place to call home.

But don’t take our word for it. Check it out for yourself. Here are our 7 reasons why we know you will like living here.

#1 | The Weather

Kelowna receives about 2000 hours of sunshine every year. It has warm, dry summers and mild, snowy winters. And only 345 mm of rainfall.

#2 | The Beaches

 The city is within 60 minutes of 20 stunning lakes with over 2900 sq km of beaches.

#3 | Winter Activities

The city is within 60 minutes of 2 world class ski resorts: Silver Star and Big White. Big White was voted #1 in Canada for best family resort, best grooming, and best snow.

#4 | Wine Country

You are within a stone’s throw of 120 wineries, 15 craft breweries and 7 cideries. The Okanagan was recently named in Huffington Post’s as the #1 wine destination in Canada.  

#5 | The Outdoors 

The Okanagan Lake is known for its beaches with over 30 throughout the region. Many beaches are equipped with playgrounds, concessions, and bathrooms. During the summer months, you can enjoy water sports, beach volleyball, hiking, golfing and cycling. In winter, you can enjoy down hill skiing, cross-country skiing, skating or other winter sports. 

#6 | Community 

Kelowna is Canada’s 4th fastest growing population.  With a youthful growing urban centre, Kelowna is full of funky shops, 30+ museums, galleries and art venues within a thriving downtown waterfront. Kelowna has the 10th busiest airport in Canada, with connections to the world via Vancouver and other Canadian cities.

#7 | Home to Ogopogo!

Kelowna is home to the Okanagan lake’s legendary mythical monster Ogopogo. Many travel to the Valley on a mission to see the elusive creature.  Maybe you will be the lucky one?

If you want information about the programs we offer, campus locations, or you simply want to discuss which course is the best fit for your needs, contact one of our helpful Admissions Representatives today.


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