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

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Beautiful Academic Jewel in an International City

University of British Columbia is a huge campus that essentially takes up the peninsula it is set on. Surrounded by quaint neighborhoods and extensive parks and grounds of every... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Tacoma, Washington
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Tacoma, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

University of British Columbia is a huge campus that essentially takes up the peninsula it is set on. Surrounded by quaint neighborhoods and extensive parks and grounds of every type, it is definitely worth a visit if you enjoy gardens & the outdoors at all. There is even a nice set of accommodations in various places on campus. Be forewarned:... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The UBC' Museum of Anthropology is a world-class exhibit featuring artifacts and totems from the native peoples of the pacific west coast. Getting to the the University is best done by taxi. Once there, the university has a large campus, bookstore, and plenty of acerage to roam. Well worth seeing in Vancouver.

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Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

UBC has an enviable location, with lots of land deeded to it via various legacies. You can hop on a bus and tour this mini city or drive around in your own car. Stop and take in the scenery and the highlights. This university is famous and its' multi-cultural students make the UBC village a vibrant and diverse community. A... More 

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Durham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

UBC is like a city in itself, it spreads over a vast area and requires a car to drive all around to the various buildings and grounds.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I was nearly a grad student here,great to get back and see some friends.Always a pleasure to walk through the gardens and appreciate the architecture.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I've visited UBC several times. In summer, the gardens and views are breathtaking. The justly famous Museum of Anthropology has a section that is outdoors, and the interior is immensely tall to accommodate towering totem poles. You can easily spend a morning there. There are also cultural events in the university's various performance venues, so buy a ticket online to... More 

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Dendermonde, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Since we don't really have these big kind of Universities in my country, I found it really nice to walk around and get a feel of student life in Canada. The ocean is just next to the University and it's accesible through a parc. Ideal spot for learning!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We only walked through to get to the Museum of Anthropology but wow what a place! its like its own syphsticated little town

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

absolutely the best campus in Canada. Growing every year and expanding continuously. Overall doing great on world best universities rankings year after year.

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Vancouver, Canada
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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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