About 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.
About UBC School of Journalism
UBC Graduate School of Journalism students come from countries all over the world. They specialize in key disciplines relevant to their future media careers. The trend towards over-simplification and “infotainment” in the news is shifting as an increasingly well-educated public demands sophisticated viewpoints and complex, inspired storytelling. The UBC Graduate School of Journalism's aim is to graduate journalists prepared to contribute meaningful public discourse across all forms of media.