British Columbia University

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The possibilities are endless when it comes to finding study programs in Canada as an international student. With several world-class universities and a standard public schooling system, Canada presents prospective students with a wide array of programs to ensure an optimum learning experience. The student grants and international scholarships are also options that can benefit students.

Study in British Columbia University

The University Of British Columbia (UBC) is a center for teaching, learning, and research. Established in 1915, UBC has consistently been ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world and recently got recognized as North America’s most international university.

It is made up of two campuses and hosts over 65,000 students from Canada and more than 140 countries around the world to have a great learning experience. British Columbia University prides itself on its culture of research and innovation. As one of the top research universities, the University of British Columbia has made a positive impact at home and abroad for over a century.

Vancouver Campus

The Vancouver campus of UBC is located at the western tip of the Point Grey Peninsula in the city of Vancouver in British Columbia, and it is only a 30 minutes drive from downtown Toronto.

The campus has been located on this site for most of its 100-year history, a location that is the traditional territory of the Musqueam people.

The Vancouver campus boasts a rich history that spans over a century, and it is known for research and innovation. It is home to more than 44,000 undergraduate and nearly 10,000 graduate students.

In addition, the school has two other facilities for learning, one in the heart of downtown Vancouver at Robson Square and another at Centre for Digital Media.

As a top-ranked research university, the Vancouver campus is home to some outstanding facilities including UBC Welcome center, TRIUMF, UBC Library, The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Museum of Anthropology, The Beaty Biodiversity Museum, UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research, The UBC Farm, Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, and Nitobe Memorial Garden.

Okanagan Campus

The Okanagan campus lies in the Okanagan Valley, an area widely known for its natural beauty and wineries. Unlike the Vancouver campus, the Okanagan campus was only established in 2005 in Kelowna and hosts about 8,300 students. Its small size allows for a more intimate teaching environment, making the university an excellent place for teaching research and innovation. It is one of the largest public research and teaching institutions in the North American continent. The school is regularly ranked among the best 40 universities in the world.

With over $20 million in research funding and more than 1,247 research projects been carried out, the Okanagan school remains committed to promoting the creation of knowledge and innovation in our region and internationally.

Other UBC Sites

  • UBC Robson Square
  • Centre for Digital Media
  • UBC Faculty of Medicine across BC
  • Asia Pacific Regional Office

The range of courses UBC offers to students includes business, law, creative arts, languages, physics, and many more.

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