University of British Columbia

Vancouver, British Columbia | Public University | Established 1908

About us

The University of British Columbia is world-class teaching, learning, and research institution which is consistently ranked among the top 20 public institutions in the world.

UBC encourages creativity and puts ideas into action. UBC has been providing opportunities for people with the curiosity, ambition, and vision to make a better world since 1915.

Our two major campuses are located in Vancouver and the Okanagan.

More than 65,000 students from Canada and 140+ countries attend their two major campuses in Vancouver and the Okanagan, where they are nurtured and reshaped.

Vancouver campus

The campus of Vancouver University of British Columbia is located in the city, British Columbia, on the west tip of the Point Gray Peninsula.

The gorgeous campus, which spans over 400 hectares and is flanked on three sides by forest and on the fourth by the ocean, is just a 30-minute bus ride from Vancouver's central core. For the majority of its 100-year history, the campus has been located on this site. The campus also includes two other locations, one at Robson Square in downtown Vancouver and the other at the Centre for Digital Media.

Okanagan campus

The Okanagan campus is a small learning community that embraces innovative new ideas and attracts top students and teachers. In eight faculties and schools, more than 9,120 students from the Okanagan region, Canada, and 99 other countries are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programmes.

The University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus, which opened in Kelowna in 2005, was designed specifically for the twenty-first century. UBC is one of North America's largest public research and teaching institutions, and one of only two Canadian universities to continuously rank among the top 40 universities in the world. Among Canadians and overseas, the Okanagan campus has earned a reputation as an important, well-respected centre of research and learning.



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