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University Canada West

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University Canada West was established in 2004 and is a modern independent university in the heart of Vancouver, Canada. It offers career-focused undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in business, both on campus and online, giving students the applied and theoretical basis for success in the workplace.
With a dynamic learning environment, personal attention to students, and competitive tuition rates, UCW is building the foundations for becoming an exemplary Canadian university. It welcomes both home and international students, fostering an intimate learning environment that puts students at the heart of the organization.
It aims to foster a diverse and challenging atmosphere that helps students to build competencies for scholarship, leadership, and responsible citizenship in a global context. The university also provides vital opportunities for industry experience, giving students a practical understanding of business and developing their hands-on skills.

Each faculty member has a passion for teaching and a desire to make a difference in their students’ lives, sharing their professional experiences and advice to help students get ahead.

The university has been recognized by several national bodies for its services to higher education in Canada, including an Education Quality Assurance designation, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, Imagine Education, and Languages Canada.

When you study with UCW, you’ll find out why this beautiful city was voted the 3rd best city to live by The Economist. From pristine oceans and beautiful mountains to its place as a modern city of commerce, Vancouver is an exciting, multicultural and sleepless metropolis. Nestled in the heart of the city, our campus is centrally located in the historic London Building. It’s easily accessible by transit, and you’ll feel right at home surrounded by coffee shops, restaurants, entertainment, shopping centers, and gym facilities.

Our programs are delivered over four terms per year which can reduce the time you spend in school before landing your dream job. And if you possess previously earned university credits recognized by UCW, you may find yourself completing your program quicker than you thought possible.

Student Services assists and advises students in the following areas:

  • Student Orientation and Academic Readiness (SOAR)
  • Student social events
  • Academic advising and course registration
  • Information, health and safety workshops


Many of the world’s biggest companies have offices within walking distance of our downtown campus, providing you with unparalleled access to a network of prospective employers.

Career Services offers workshops and assistance to students in the following areas:

  • One-on-one career support
  • Career planning resources
  • Weekly career workshops
  • Resume, interview and cover letter guidance and advice
  • Job searching and networking tools
  • Online job profile development

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This institution accepts IELTS!
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