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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...more
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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Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved walking around UBC. It has so much things for visitor to do like the visiting the Museum of Anthropology, the Biodiversity museum, and the Nitobe Memorial Garden. It is such a great campus to just walk around. If you are driving, you can park...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mr. John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We shopped in the bookstore and walked campus. The view from the rose garden is just stunning! I'm sure it is even prettier here in the summer when everything is in bloom.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TLWhite
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Wander the campus on foot. Parking is expensive. Nitobe Gardens are a must. An island of serenity in the daily bustle. Stop at the new SUB for a Blue Chip coffee.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Glen E
Reviewed 18 October 2018

I love spending time on this well planned campus. There are trails everywhere, good transportation connections, parks, sports fields, restaurants and so much more to explore. Stay on site for best access and use of time

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RobertMJThompson
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I've studied at a few universities in different countries but it is here that I did my two undergraduate degrees. Although studying at and visiting different campuses, this campus is the most beautiful I have seen so far. Although most of the architecture is new,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Kufra
Reviewed 4 October 2018

In order to get to the Museum of Anthropology we had to walk through the campus of the University of British Columbia. It is a magnificent, sprawling campus with statuary, gardens, and small private areas to relax. A major activity is people-watching. If you have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Marcia71
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This was a trip down memory lane to see where one of the family had once worked. We were stunned by the sheer size of the place, even by North American standards. Very good bus services once we found the right stop. Plenty of attractive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ceridwen53
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is UBC from a tourist point-of-view. Ignoring it's function as an institute of higher learning, this is a great place to walk, look and learn. Having developed over the past 100 years, I'm impressed how the planners have managed to keep the mix between...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chris D
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Literally *the* most scenic and beautiful part of Metro Vancouver. Make sure you visit on a sunny day to catch the best views and walk around to explore!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vic J
Reviewed 19 August 2018

It's much bigger than in my day. Yes, UBC is my Alma Mater. Check out the lovely gardens, athletic facilities, swimming, beaches ( including WRECK BEACH sans clothing), public spaces, attractions One of Canada's finest institutions of higher learning. Many schools for all subjects. Check...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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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
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Ramjatton S
9 July 2018|
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Response from Douglas W | Reviewed this property |
The Naam on West Fourth in Kitsilano is the first that comes to mind . The area is up-beat with many others.
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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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