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University of British Columbia

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Address: 2329 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
Phone Number: 604 822 4636
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A school and univercity worth checking out

Lots of new buildings there aside from the historic buildings located on the University campus! Definitely a university to try to get into but competition to get in is quite high!

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Vancouver, Canada
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of new buildings there aside from the historic buildings located on the University campus! Definitely a university to try to get into but competition to get in is quite high!

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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934 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking is dreadfully expensive and onerous. But the institutions and cultural opportunities are huge for the public. Some of the best are the Museum of Anthropology and the Botanical Garden. There are also periodically festivals worth taking advantage of throughout the year. One of the best is the Apple Festival.

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Vancouver, Canada
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place offers a lot of things to do such as the different museums, the gardens, and the resturants. This place normally needs you to be in good shape as it is very big. It is beautiful on a sunny day.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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87 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a meeting at Sauder and to get to know inside UBC. First impression was great because everything is clean and organized. People are nice and kind enough to help you with anything you need. Great view of the ocean and mountains, anthropology museum and a "clothes-optional" beach, which we visited of course.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the campus and had a walk towards the rose garden. It was fantastic visit to the among top-ranked universities in the country. There is a cafe in the campus which sells the best scone I have ever eaten my life! please check it out!!!

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Vancouver, Canada
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a European, I am always shocked about North American campuses. No wonder the costs for education are so high (sorry the side node: so please do not compare the free study system in some european countries, where resources are 95% focused on public education, to a facility like that). There's everything there. Not only for education but also for... More 

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Thank amikaro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

it should be one of the most beautiful campus in the world. with coasts on three sides, the environment is extremely good!

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

50,000 students attend this world Top 40 university on the scenic campus at the tip of Point Grey. Established 100 years ago, it has a stellar international reputation for research, especially in scientific fields. It is worth spending time touring the campus to see the modern buildings interposed with the classic 20th Century structures. The view of Howe Sound from... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

After a spending time at the Museum of Anthropology there was an opportunity to drive through the campus of the UBC given its proximity to the Museum. The campus was quiet due to the time of the year and students on break before New Years; however, the opportunity served as a chance to enjoy a visit without a rush of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

We visited this university because we still have time for sightseeing while we're in Vancouver. We drove around the University. It is quite a big university. It's quite a good place to visit if you have time.

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University Land Endowments
An area as rich in history as it is in natural beauty, the expansive parkland of the University Land Endowments is protected by the city in cooperation with the University of British Columbia. A large green space studded by rose gardens, Japanese rock gardens, botanic gardens, canopy walks, regional parkland, and hiking trails, the University Land Endowments are a breath of fresh air. Combining a commitment to preserving nature with a similar promise to preserve culture, its valleys are also home to the First Nations heritage museum, the biodiversity museum, and anthropological and memorial exhibitions. From its highest canopies to the sandy shorelines of Wreck Beach, its serenity is preserved by the University buildings that dot it, combining Mother Nature and scholarship.
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