Founded in 1908 University of British Columbia
The University of British Columbia is a public university established by the province of British Columbia in Canada and has two campuses. The main campus is the “Vancouver Campus” with a history of more than 100 years in downtown Vancouver, and the other is the “Okanagan Campus” established in 2005 in Kelowna, about 390 km east of Vancouver by car.
UBC Ranks 37th place in 2021 THE Impact Rankings
UBC was founded in 1908 as a branch of McGill University and became independent in 1915. It is one of the most prestigious universities in Canada with a high international profile. *In the 2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, it was ranked 37th out of over 1,100 participating universities and ranked 2nd in Canada after the University of Toronto, which was ranked 1st. It has also produced eight Nobel Prize winners, three Canadian Prime Ministers, and Olympic medalists (19 of 65 medals are gold).