University Canada West

University Canada West

UCW Vancouver is a University with a clear vision—to be a leading, respected independent University in Canada and abroad, known for innovation and effectiveness in preparing motivated students for professional-level careers and societal leadership. UCW Vancouver’s learning environment is dynamic and practical. 

Top reasons to study here

  • Business and technology-focused university with an emphasis on practical experience.
  • Teaching-intensive institution with qualified, expert faculty with real industry experience.
  • UCW downtown campus provides you with unparalleled access to a network of prospective employers.

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About

History

UCW Vancouver was founded in 2004 by Dr. David Strong, an accomplished academic and distinguished scientist who served as President of the University of Victoria for more than a decade. The vision was to create an independent, accessible university with a practical focus and an emphasis on teaching excellence. 

UCW Vancouver is a business and technology-oriented university. 

Education

Our classes are small, so you’ll always know your classmates and benefit from the one-to one time you need with your professors. Our flexible program delivery allows students to study online, on-campus or select a combination.

Career

According to the January 2020 data from the graduates that participated in the study:

  • 100% Graduate Employment within 6 Months 
  • 88% have secured employment within 3 months of graduation
  • 67% have secured employment within a month of graduation
Our alumni work for some of the world’s leading organizations such as:
  • Siemens 
  • Scotiabank 
  • EmpowerID 
  • Sigamlux 
  • Oakville Trading
  • Apple 
  • Telus 
  • SAP 
  • GPP 
  • RBC 
  • Nestle 
  • SoftMoc 
  • The Marketing
  • Kangaroos 
  • Sanone 
  • Walt Disney World
Many of the world’s biggest companies have offices within walking distance of our downtown campus, providing you with unparalleled access to a network of prospective employers.  

Student Life

Campus life

  • UCW is nestled in the heart of Vancouver, in the historic London Building. The urban campus is located only steps away from public transit, including the Waterfront SkyTrain Station, bus routes and the SeaBus terminal.
  • You will feel right at home surrounded by coffee shops, restaurants, entertainment, shopping centres and gym facilities. Many of the world’s biggest companies have offices within walking distance of our downtown campus, providing you with unparalleled access to a network of prospective employers.
  • Vancouver is world famous for its natural beauty and cultural diversity. 

Accreditation

  • The Education Quality Assurance (EQA)
  • The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • BC Transfer System (BCCAT)
  • AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • EduCanada
  • Languages Canada

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