Universities In British Columbia

Capilano University


2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, B.C. V7J 3H5
Tel: 604 986-1911
Fax: 604 984-4985

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Capilano University has campuses in North Vancouver, Squamish and Sechelt. The university offers offer preparatory courses; first- and second-year arts and sciences courses; bachelor’s degree programs in business, jazz studies, tourism, and music therapy; programs in creative and applied arts; and health and human services programs. The university also provides a range of services to support student learning and success.

Emily Carr University of Art and Design


1399 Johnston St., Granville Island
Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3R9
Tel: 604 844-3800
Fax: 604 844-3801

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The Emily Carr University of Art and Design is devoted to education and research in visual arts, media arts and design. Founded in 1925, Emily Carr University is one of the oldest post-secondary institutions in B.C. Its main campus is in the heart of Vancouver on Granville Island.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University


12666 72nd Ave.
Surrey, B.C. V3W 2M8
Tel: 604 599-2100
Fax: 604 599-2068

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University serves students in Langley, Richmond and Surrey. Students can choose from a variety of applied and technical programs leading to diplomas and certificates or degrees. Kwantlen Polytechnic also offers a wide range of trades, technology and apprenticeship training programs.

Royal Roads University


2005 Sooke Rd.
Victoria, B.C. V9B 5Y2
Tel: 250 391-2511
Fax: 250 391-2500

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Royal Roads University offers programs primarily to professionals working in the global economy. The university has two faculties – management and social and applied sciences – and several centres including applied leadership and management, health leadership and research and livelihoods and ecology. Most programs are at the master’s degree level, although the university also offers a doctorate and several undergraduate completion degrees (equivalent to years three and four). Degree programs are usually offered through a combination of Internet-based learning and intensive residencies at RRU’s campus in Greater Victoria.

Simon Fraser University


8888 University Dr.
Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6
Tel: 604 291-3111
Fax: 604 291-4860

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Simon Fraser University offers bachelor, master and doctoral degree programs to more than 30,000 full-time and part-time students each year. The university has three campuses: the main campus, located in Burnaby; the Harbour Centre campus, situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver; and the newest campus, in Surrey. SFU has eight faculties, including applied sciences, art and technology, arts and social sciences, business administration, communication, education, faculty of environment, health sciences and science.

Thompson Rivers University


Main Campus
900 McGill Rd.
Kamloops, B.C. V2C 0C8
Tel: 250 828-5000

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Thompson Rivers University provides students with new and expanded access to post-secondary options and degree completion. TRU has a regional focus, with its main campus in Kamloops and several satellite campuses and centres around the central Interior. The university offers a comprehensive range of programs, from master’s and bachelor’s degrees to diplomas, certificates, trades, apprenticeships and developmental programs. TRU also has a provincial mandate to provide open learning access, including distance education and flexible degree-completion options. For more information on TRU Open Learning, call 1-800-663-9711 (toll-free in Canada) or 250 852-7000 (Kamloops and international), or visit http://openlearning.tru.ca/.

University of British Columbia

Facts – UBC
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2329 West Mall
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z2
Tel: 604 822-2211
Fax: 604 822-3134

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The University of British Columbia is the third largest university in Canada. UBC is a global centre of research and learning with state-of-the-art facilities on campuses in Point Grey and downtown Vancouver, as well as UBC Okanagan in Kelowna. Students pursue learning and research opportunities in 12 faculties: applied science, arts, business, dentistry, education, forestry, graduate studies, land and food systems, law, medicine, pharmaceutical sciences and science.

University of the Fraser Valley


33844 King Rd.
Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 7M8
Tel: 604 504-7441
Fax: 604 855-7558

University of the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley is a comprehensive, regional university, with campuses in Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Mission, and centres in Hope and Agassiz. UFV offers a range of applied and academic programs leading to diplomas, certificates and degrees. The university also offers trades, technology and apprenticeship programs.

University of Northern British Columbia


3333 University Way
Prince George, B.C. V2N 4Z9
Tel: 250 960-6300
Fax: 250 960-6330
Toll-free: 1 888 419-5588

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The University of Northern British Columbia offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs at campuses in Prince George, Quesnel, Terrace and Fort St. John, as well as other centres throughout northern B.C. While it engages in research of national and international significance, it has a particular mandate to serve the needs of the North. UNBC offers a range of programs including arts, social sciences, health sciences, sciences, business and management of natural resources and environments, as well as medicine in conjunction with UBC.

University of Victoria


Box 1700
Victoria, B.C. V8W 2Y2
Tel: 250 721-7211
Fax: 250 721-7212

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The University of Victoria offers undergraduate and graduate students educational, social, cultural and artistic opportunities. Faculties of study include business, education, engineering, fine arts, graduate studies, human and social development, humanities, law, science and social sciences, as well as medicine in conjunction with UBC.

Vancouver Island University


900 Fifth St.
Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 5S5
Tel: 250 753-3245
Fax: 250 755-8725

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Vancouver Island University, with campuses in Nanaimo, Duncan, Powell River and Parksville, is a diversified educational organization that provides access to a wide range of university degrees and college diploma and certificate programs designed for regional, national and international students.