University Canada West

Location Vancouver
Established 2004
Famous For Five Star QS Stars Rating


Founded in 2004, University Canada West (UCW) is a cutting-edge institution in Vancouver, Canada. Students from over 90 countries worldwide have chosen the institution as their preferred destination for graduate and postgraduate degrees. The University is a vibrant and expanding institution distinguished by its strong ties to the business world and dedication to the very best in student services.

UCW provides outstanding facilities, a career-focused education with expert faculty to support you along each step and outstanding networking opportunities to help you make lifelong connections that will benefit your career. Programs stay abreast of the latest topics and trends in business, entrepreneurship and innovation, and small class sizes mean students can balance their school and personal commitments.

96% of UCW students are in full-time employment after graduation, and a new state-of-the-art campus, which opened in 2020, provides two computer labs, an innovation hub and student lounges.

Services for International Students

University West Canada has various resources and networks to assist students in settling down at the University comfortably. The Student Affairs department at the University helps new students with an overview of the University’s campus, library services, myUCW portal and other available resources.


  • Overall 5 Star rating from QS Stars higher education rating system
  • MBA and MBA Foundation programs are ranked 4th in ApplyBoard’s top 10 Canadian university programs
  • CourseCompare included UCW on its list of Canada’s Best Online MBA Programs of 2022


University of Canada West students may find various accommodation options and reasonably priced rooms to rent near the University's campus. Students can choose from furnished private rooms, shared rooms, and entire homes for a term, year, month-to-month, or short-term rentals.

About Location

University Canada West has two campuses in downtown Vancouver. The Vancouver House Campus is located at 1461 Granville St., and the West Pender Campus is in the historic London Building at 626 West Pender St.

Vancouver has a global reputation for year round outdoor recreation and has previously been voted one of the best cities in the world to live.

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