UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

Canada, British Columbia

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is established in 2 major metropolitan cities, Vancouver and Kelowna. The university caters to 44,000+ undergraduate and 10,000+ graduate students. The university offers undergraduate degree programs, postgraduate degree programs, joint academic programs, exchange programs, and distance education programs with a wide range of subject selection. The 400-hectare campus is home to the world’s largest laboratory for subatomic physics and exquisite concert halls. The biggest blue whale skeleton in Beaty Biodiversity Museum, the serenity of Botanical Nitobe Memorial Garden and highly-rated student residence, award-winning dining halls makes a wholesome on-campus experience. In 2010, Winter Olympics were held on the home stadium of the Thunderbird Ice hockey team!

Campus Life

UBC is the most internationally diverse institution in the continent receiving 15% foreign student population from 140 countries over the world each year. UBC is an outstanding place that caters both inside and outside the classroom. With a wide range of recreational, social, and cultural activities, athletics, arts, and even leisure, there's always something for the students. Exhilarating annual events, The Welcome Back BBQ, The First Week, and The Year-end Block Party are some year-round student council rituals. Formerly established in 1908, the Vancouver campus is over a century old and situated in one of the most beautiful locales, however, it's just 30 minutes away from the hustle of downtown. Whereas, the Okanagan Campus is an intimate education hub embracing innovative and continuously upgrading curriculums in 9 diverse streams. The largest Canadian academic Library with 21 branches and divisions is one of the major attractions for geeks!

Noted Alumni

Honourable Justin Trudeau, the 23rd and current Prime Minister are one of the high profile UBC graduates amongst former other PM and great politicians. The University has a global alumni network including graduates from diverse fields like athletics, writers, psychologist, journalist, musicians to name a few. Evangeline Lilly from the Marvels’ movie, Ant-man, Andrea Brooks and Michael Shanks have made their name in the world, have created a legacy.