University of British Columbia
The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching. Since 1915, the university’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. As one of the world’s leading universities, it creates an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world.
The university’s faculty, staff, and students have demonstrated that their pursuit of excellence in learning, teaching, and research is making a lasting and positive difference. UBC is a dynamic place to learn, reflect, discover, and ideally transform the world, which after all is what they’re meant to do here. As one of the world’s top research universities, the University of British Columbia has created positive change at home and abroad for more than a century. The campus is home to more than 39,000 undergraduate and nearly 10,000 graduate students. The Okanagan campus is an intimate learning community embracing bold new ways of thinking that attract exceptional students and faculty. More than 8,300 students from throughout the Okanagan region, across Canada and 80 other countries are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs in eight faculties and schools.
The university has two major campuses , in Vancouver and the Okanagan. It attracts, nurture and transform more than 60,000 students from Canada and 140 countries around the world. Located 30 minutes from the heart of downtown Vancouver, the Vancouver campus is a spectacular location that is a must see for any visitor to the city.
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