The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for teaching, learning and research, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world and recently recognized as North America’s most international university.
Since 1915, our motto, Tuum Est (It is Yours), has been a declaration of our commitment to attracting and supporting those who have the drive to shape a better world. As a result, UBC students, faculty and staff continue to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo, placing us at the forefront of discovery, learning and engagement. UBC encourages bold thinking, curiosity and initiative, so you can realize your greatest potential.
We offer our more than 60,000 undergraduate and graduate students an unrivalled choice of degree programs at our two campuses and affiliated teaching hospitals. We provide a wide range of choices for learners at all stages of their careers, and our commitment to student engagement and success has made us a leader in applying learning research to improve teaching practice
UBC is fueled by research that is changing the way we think.
Recognized as a world-class research centre, UBC offers graduate scholars multidisciplinary research opportunities and rigorous preparation for meaningful and diverse careers across a wide range of disciplines. With graduate students from all over the world, the learning culture is rich and offers a unique, globally engaged setting for rewarding collaborations
- The heart of student activity at UBC Vancouver is the centrally located Student Union Building (SUB).
- The AMS runs the majority of the SUB’s outlets and shops; however, UBC Food Services’ recent addition of major corporate outlets has generated controversy.
- the rest of the renovations of the University Boulevard Neighbourhood are still under consideration.
- 24/7 security
- Free Wi-Fi
- Today our two major campuses:
- Vancouver and the Okanagan—attract, 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 — where snow-capped mountains meet ocean, and breathtaking vistas greet you around every corner. 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.