Student Health Impact Partnership

The health and well-being of our students is the responsibility of every member of the CUIMC community. Through the Student Health Impact Partnership (SHIP), we aim work collaboratively to challenge the status quo and make a meaningful impact.

Using the World Health Organization definition's for well-being SHIP aspires to help realize the Okanagan Charter's vision for all higher education institutions to "embed health into all aspects of campus culture and to lead health promotion action and collaboration locally and globally."

Areas of Focus

  • Policies and Processes 
  • Mental Health Literacy 
  • Inclusion and Belonging 
  • Curriculum Infusion 
  • Built and Natural Environment 


  • Compassion

    Acting with compassion to shape a safe and healthy campus for CUIMC students.

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  • Equity

    Examining ideological frameworks, historical legacies, and institutional patterns and practices to make change in accordance with principles of equity, inclusion, and belonging. 

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  • Scholarship

    Using data and evidence-supported strategies to guide our work, investing in students' professional identity formation, and committing to continuous learning.

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  • Community

    Honoring the voices of all stakeholders in the CUIMC community by using participatory approaches that create meaningful involvement. 

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