UBC Vancouver Campus
The University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus is located at the western tip of the Point Grey Peninsula in the city of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada.
More than 400 hectares in size, the stunning campus is surrounded by forest on three sides and ocean on the fourth, and is just a 30 minute bus ride to Vancouver's downtown core. The campus has been located on this site for most of its 100-year history; a location that is the traditional territory of the Musqueam people.
As a top-ranked research university, the Vancouver campus is home to some outstanding facilities, including:
- TRIUMF — one of the world’s leading laboratories for subatomic physics
- UBC Library — one of Canada’s leading academic libraries, with 21 branches and divisions on this campus
- The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts — one of the world’s great concert halls
- The Centre for Interactive Research in Sustainability (CIRS)
- The Arthur Erickson designed Museum of Anthropology — Canada’s largest teaching museum
- The Beaty Biodiversity Museum — home to Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton
- The world class UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
- The UBC Farm — the only working farm in the city of Vancouver
- Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre — home to Thunderbird Ice Hockey and 2010 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey Venue
- Nitobe Memorial Garden — considered one of the top five Japanese Gardens outside of Japan
The Okanagan campus is an intimate learning community embracing bold new ways of thinking that attract exceptional students and faculty. More than 8,300 students from throughout the Okanagan region, across Canada and 80 other countries are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs in eight faculties and schools.