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Address: 2329 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
Phone Number: 604 822 4636

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Really is a tourist destination

It's not just for learning! The rose garden is my favourite spot...on the north end of campus with the ocean and mountains in the background. Unless it's mid summer, you will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's not just for learning! The rose garden is my favourite spot...on the north end of campus with the ocean and mountains in the background. Unless it's mid summer, you will likely see snow caps in the distant Howe Sound mountains. World class productions at the Chan Centre for performing arts. The museum of biodiversity is incredible. Wait until you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful university campus. Interesting modern building architecture for some faculties. Wonderful rose garden and picturesque view of the sea. I sure envy the students at UBC.

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I never went to school here, but everyone I know from the ciy who attended this place were very happy with everything. So for me when i hear good news, of course the place has to be a good place to get a good education

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

UBC is a huge place to be and it is very interesting to go there and see what they have now. It has been a long while the last time I went there and I recommend this place to everyone to come and explore UbC

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Vancouver, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

beautiful place to visit, walk or hangout with friends or family. On the sunny weekend is a bit over run.

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Perth, Australia
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

UBC didn't blow me away as I expected. It was certainly nice, but nothing to absolutely rave about. There are some cool gardens and views of the ocean if you walk a bit, but nothing to write home about. Still, an interesting experience.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The planners at UBC destroyed the campus life experience for young adults. They sold off tracts of land to property developers who made cheap housing for families with very small children, who have nothing to do with the university. There are nervous mothers pushing strollers everywhere. Every cafe has crying children. It's nerve-racking that you can't study anywhere, even at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

It was "okay." Some nice buildings and spots, but also a lot that's nothing special. Probably not worth the small detour my friend and I made to see it.

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Hong Kong, China
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94 reviews 94 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Our daughter commenced her university studies this year at UBC. We had never been to Vancouver so driving from downtown to the campus was a wonderful experience to drive thru a very grand entransce right thru a national park. The campus itself is very spacious with easy access from anywhere to any other location. There is a student village with... More 

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Beckley, West Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We strolled the campus after spending a morning at the Museum of Anthropology. The campus is set on a gentle slope leading up from the water. The architecture is institutional modern, but nicely laid out and well landscaped, with an open feel to it. The students we chatted with were pleasant. It was so pleasant walking around the campus that... More 

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