As one of the world’s leading universities, The University of British Columbia 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.The University of British Columbia is consistently ranking among the 40 best globally, and now places among the top 20 public universities in the world.
UBC consistently ranks as one of the worlds top research universities.Globally connected, we attract the highest calibre research faculty and students and more than $500 million in research funding each year.In partnership with universities, industries, government and communities worldwide, our research discoveries are hugely influential.Thanks to researchers at our two campuses and affiliated teaching hospitals, UBC ideas, innovations and discoveries are advancing knowledge and improving lives around the world.
As one of the top-ranking universities in the world, there is an important job to do: we are making the world a better place. It means UBC has a remarkable range of career opportunities: it’s not your typical day-to-day. With this kind of range, our people need to be unique too. It’s not a cookie-cutter environment, where ordinary cuts it. It takes people with vision, with a spark, with perseverance and with passion.
With more than six million volumes, the Library is a vital support for research, learning and teaching excellence at UBC. Learn more about our collections, stay up to date with Library news and meet our team.
All UBC students, faculty, and staff have access to the password-protected ubcsecure network.
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As one of the world’s top research universities, for more than a century the University of British Columbia has created positive change here and abroad. Today, centered on our two major campuses — the Vancouver Campus and the Okanagan Campus — they attract, nurture and proactively transform more than 58,000 students from Canada and 140 countries.
Student life at UBC is created by enthusiasm, curiosity, and a willingness to discover. In other words, it is yours to create. The Vancouver and Okanagan campuses provide a diverse range of cultural, recreational and social activities for students at UBC. With so many choices, students can learn new skills or sports; discover talents they never knew they had and make friendships that will create memories for a lifetime.
The University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Education (CACME) to provide credits to physicians.