University Canada West

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University Canada West (UCW) is an innovative business and technology-oriented, teaching-focused institution in Vancouver, Canada, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. The University’s excellent education, professional practice, and close connections within the business and tech community will transform you into a leadership-ready graduate.

At UCW, we design our programs to meet the needs of the market, ensuring students receive the most up-to-date education possible. We have partnered with leading business and tech companies, such as Salesforce, Amazon, Shopify, Facebook, and many others, to incorporate the latest technology and expertise into our programs.

Our flexible program delivery allows students to study online or on campus. And with four intakes per year, motivated students can complete their degrees faster than at many traditional universities.

Areas of Expertise

What makes us different?

  • 95% of MBA students are working or have a job lined up within one year of graduating

  • 5 QS Star rated institution by the QS Stars higher education rating system

  • Business and technology-focused university with an emphasis on practical experience

  • Two easily accessible campuses in downtown Vancouver, provide students with unparalleled access to a network of prospective employers

  • ACBSP and NCMA-accredited MBA and Bachelor of Commerce programs

  • Teaching-intensive institution with qualified, expert faculty with real industry experience

  • Over 11,000 students from more than 110 different countries and plenty of networking opportunities

  • Student-centred environment, additional support, and free workshops in various areas, including writing, statistics, communication, and more

On Campus Housing

University Canada West does not provide on-campus accommodation such as dormitories. We have, however, partnered with 4stay to offer students a variety of housing and affordable rooms for rent around UCW’s campuses and Metro Vancouver. When booking through 4stay, students can choose from a number of accommodation options, pay no deposit and book with confidence thanks to 4stays’ guarantee.

Incoming Students

University Canada West’s Student Recruitment Advisors are available to assist prospective students with any questions they may have during the application process, including whether to study online or on-campus and the best program for their academic and career goals.

Career Planning

University Canada West’s Career Development Centre (CDC) was created to facilitate an engaging partnership with its students and alumni as they transition from higher education into the workforce and beyond. Through these partnerships, the Career Development Centre bridges the gap between what employers are looking for and career opportunities for students and alumni.

Students who graduate from UCW are ready to take on the world and make their mark. 95% of UCW MBA students are working or have a job lined up within one year of graduating.

Many of the world's biggest companies also have offices within walking distance of our downtown campuses, providing you with unparalleled access to a network of prospective employers.

Our alumni work for some of the world's leading organizations, such as:

  • Deloitte
  • Google
  • Amazon
  • Bench Accounting
  • Apple
  • Telus
  • SAP
  • Siemens
  • Scotiabank
  • TransLink
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Nestle
  • CBC/Radio-Canada
  • Walt Disney World
  • BC Hydro
  • Daiya Foods

Campus Tour

University Canada West offers open house tours at the Vancouver House Campus for prospective students. The open houses include a tour of the state-of-the-art campus building and the opportunity to hear from current UCW students and learn more about the degree programs, student services, awards, and scholarships available.

A 360-degree and virtual reality tour of the Vancouver House Campus is also available online.


Why Go West?

University Canada West offers a number of services and resources available for students, including access to academic advisors, international student advisors, career development support, peer tutors, student clubs and much more.

All UCW students are also enrolled in the Keep.meSAFE program when they start their studies. Keep.meSAFE is the industry’s foremost mental health support program for students, particularly for international students, with the goal of helping those having trouble settling into their new surroundings.

Modified on May 10, 2023