University of British Columbia
Incorporated by the British Columbia government in 1908, the University of British Columbia has consistently ranked among the top 50 universities in the world. A research-intensive university with the province’s only medical school, UBC is home to more than 50,000 undergraduate, graduate and international students and has an economic impact of $4 billion to the local economy.
Only 30 minutes from the heart of downtown Vancouver or the Great Northern Way Campus, the University of British Columbia holds an international reputation for excellence in advanced research and learning. UBC also has campuses in downtown Vancouver, in Kelowna, BC, and is a partner at the GNWC.