University of British Columbia

About University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia is one of the largest universities in Canada and the largest and oldest in the province of British Columbia. Incorporated by the provincial government in 1908, UBC admitted its first students in 1915 and moved to its present Point Grey location in 1925. Its campus is considered among the most beautiful in the world.
UBC is a global centre of research and learning with state-of-the-art facilities, offering a wide range of professional programs. More than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students pursue studies in the faculties of Agricultural Sciences, Applied Science, Arts, Commerce and Business Administration, Dentistry, Education, Forestry, Graduate Studies, Law, Medicine, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Science.
The number of co-op programs at UBC has tripled in the past five years with programs now offered in Arts, Commerce and Business Administration, Forestry, Applied Science and Science. In addition, approximately 84 universities throughout Asia, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, South America, the US and Mexico have been approved for UBC Education Abroad programs for undergraduates.