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University of British Columbia

6163 University Boulevard | UBC Welcome Centre - Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1, Canada
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The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world. The UBC Welcome Centre is located in the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre and is the perfect place to start your journey on the Vancouver campus. Our knowledgeable staff can answer your questions, provide maps and directions and let you know what events are happening during your visit. Immerse yourself in UBC’s history through interactive exhibits and displays. Acknowledge, reflect and discover UBC.
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  • Average8%
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“rose garden” (40 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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6163 University Boulevard | UBC Welcome Centre - Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1, Canada
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"beautiful campus"
in 45 reviews
"wreck beach"
in 27 reviews
"rose garden"
in 40 reviews
"chan centre"
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"japanese garden"
in 15 reviews
"anthropology museum"
in 12 reviews
"ubc campus"
in 18 reviews
"large campus"
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"nitobe gardens"
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"student union building"
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"regional park"
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"point grey"
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"british columbia"
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"interesting architecture"
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"spanish banks"
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"howe sound"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Campus well mapped out- lots to do and see. Glad my daughter chose UBC as her University. Parking was very available and easy to access. Love the location of University.

Thank KGZutts
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

UBC is a nice campus with plenty of activities going on. I went thru here as I was going to the Museum of Anthropology and it's a vibrant campus for sure

Thank Tal_Hameed
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

So envious of students there. This place is so beautiful, would consider migrating there if i had the resources

Thank Ryan Q
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

I was in Vancouver for business. Since I work in higher education, I stopped by the University of British Columbia to visit. Beautiful campus which is conveniently located.

Thank daksterinwaltham
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Strolling the UBC Campus is a special treat at one of Canada's top universities. The Campus is beautifully treed and is situated on the westernmost part of Vancouver surrounded by saltwater.

Thank Xavierrette
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Beautiful natural setting in a rural environment. Large campus and visited the botanical garden which was also extensive but at end of season. Walked down hundreds of steps to Wreck Beach. Lovely vista.

Thank I7990PRdonnat
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We transited university en route to museum of anthropology and were very impressed to took time to stroll around after visit. Beautiful location, some interesting architecture, fabulous views. Well worth a visit if it is a sunny day..

Thank Melbournetraveller84
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

My son came on an exchange to this university. I visited him. Beautiful, big and nice uni. He has many fond memories of this uni.

Thank yk33
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

This University is located near by ocean. There has few nice parks and beaches near by. I love rose garden. Every time, I went there, they were building the high rise building..................

Thank Alice C
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Ubc is a huge university situated with trees and botanical gardens and a museum. The architecture is great, you can feel the history, it has a Japanese garden, and you can drive all around and enjoy the view as its close to the ocean.

Thank ahha2014
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Debby G
22 June 2016|
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Response from F S | Reviewed this property |
There aren't a huge amount of sit-and-eat restaurants per se on the campus - there is Mahony and Sons, The Pointe Grill and a few others, but the rest are more casual/quick bite or fast food type eats.
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Seba M
28 July 2015|
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Response from Tran T | Reviewed this property |
You can use Bus 44 to get to the Faculty of Education at UBC from your corner at Thurlow and pacific street. (I cannot post a google maps link; yet it is easy to search using Google maps from your end)
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lizard076
27 May 2015|
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Response from svQuickStar | Reviewed this property |
UBC is an affordable option for staying - but you will need public transit to commute to downtown. If you haven't already booked, you may want to check out the YMCA right downtown. You could walk to everything from there... More
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