About UBC

The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. As one of the world’s leading universities, UBC creates an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world.

More than 400 hectares in size, UBC’s stunning Vancouver campus is surrounded by forest and ocean and is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people.

Our Vancouver campus is home to more than 39,000 undergraduate and nearly 10,000 graduate students. Our students come from 140 countries across the world to attend an extraordinary research institution that is enriched by the wide variety of experiences and perspectives of its students, faculty and staff.