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University Canada West 

University Canada West (UCW) prides itself on having a practical focus, an emphasis on teaching excellence with small class sizes and professors with real-world business experience. Being a business-focused university, we give students the most up-to-date knowledge required for working in today’s fast-paced industries.

UCW offers undergraduate and graduate degrees for domestic and international students.

Our programs:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication
  • Associate of Arts

We believe that scholarships can help our students invest in their professional future.

That’s why UCW offers awards and scholarships to promote continued education.


Bachelor's degree
Business Administration Delivery method Length Location
Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication On campus, Online / Distance 4 years Vancouver
Bachelor of Commerce On campus, Online / Distance 4 years Vancouver
Business Administration
Master of Business Administration (MBA) On campus, Online / Distance 2 years Vancouver
Associate's degree
Art & Design
Associate of Arts On campus 2 years Vancouver

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Scholarships & funding

University Canada West offers a number of scholarships, bursaries and grants to make higher education more affordable for eligible students.

For more information about all UCW grants, bursaries and scholarships please visit our website.


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Why study at University Canada West

  • 100% employability for MBA graduates within six months
  •  Business and technology-focused university with an emphasis on practical experience
  • ACBSP and NCMA-accredited MBA and Bachelor of Commerce programs
  •  A teaching-intensive institution with qualified, expert faculty with real industry experience
  • A dynamic and practical learning environment with small class sizes
  • Study in the heart of Vancouver’s vibrant business community
  • Two downtown campuses provide you with unparalleled access to a network of prospective employers
  • We have students from more than 100 different countries and plenty of networking opportunities.
  • Personalized academic planning and advising services
  • A student-centered environment, additional support and free workshops
  • Fully-engaged student services with student-centered activities and events
  •  Experienced Career Development specialists to help you land your dream job
  • Flexible study options, study on-campus or online
  • Flexible schedules, offering courses in the evenings and weekends
  • Putting students' wellbeing first, with 24/7 emotional and psychological support available for students

University Canada West is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 global rankings 2021 Top 10 global rankings 2020 badge

Awards & Accreditations

ACBSP-Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs


EQA-Education Quality Assurance


BCCAT-British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer








Student services & facilities

  • Academic Advising works with students to help planning academic development and ensuring program and course selections are consistent with academic and career goals.
  • International Student Advisors assist international students before they arrive in Canada and throughout their time at UCW.
  • The UCW Library includes 24/7 online access to online resources including more than 380,000 e-books, the Harvard Select Case Study Collection and over 60,000 full test scholarly journals, as well as workshops and other resources to support students’ success.
  • The Centre for Learning Success provides a network of resources, including writing coaches and peer tutors, and workshops designed to support students’ academic achievement.
  • UCW’s Career Development Centre’s student-centric services include help with resumés and cover letters, job interview techniques, networking opportunities, workshops, employer info sessions and internship resources.


UCW has two easily accessible campuses in vibrant downtown Vancouver, Canada.

Vancouver House Campus

UCW’s new campus at Vancouver House is in one of the highest-profile developments in Vancouver’s recent history. The state-of-the-art campus includes more than 90,000 square feet of space and can accommodate more than 3,400 students.

West Pender Campus

UCW’s West Pender Campus is located in The London Building, a heritage office building in the heart of Vancouver’s financial district.

Student lifestyle

University Canada West offers a range of services and events for students who wish to enrich their university experience.

The Student Affairs department provides ample opportunities for students to participate in activities and events outside the classroom, coordinated and organized by Students Affairs staff and student Peer Leaders.

Bi-weekly First Year Friday events are organized by Peer Leaders specifically for new students and include virtual games, or a chance to have a coffee and chat with other students.

UCW’s campuses are located in vibrant Vancouver, Canada, which is world-renowned for its natural beauty and cultural diversity.

The UCW West Pender Campus is in the heart of downtown Vancouver just steps away from public transit, including the Waterfront SkyTrain Station, bus routes and the SeaBus terminal. This lively and diverse neighbourhood is full of restaurants, stores, entertainment options, shopping centres and gym facilities.

The UCW Vancouver House Campus is located in the city’s newest neighbourhood, the Beach District. Situated between the trendy West End and Yaletown neighbourhoods, UCW Vancouver House is just steps from Sunset Beach, English Bay and Vancouver’s 28-kilometre seawall, the world’s longest uninterrupted waterfront path.

The Beach District community is poised to become a year-round destination with a marketplace, creative workspace and innovative retailers, rotating year-round programming and a unique mix of restaurants, cafés, shops and services.


University Canada West has partnered with for off-campus housing for our students. 4stay connects students with local room providers to give students a range of options for accommodations. 4stay sources multiple room suppliers so students don’t have to search multiple websites to find the right fit. No deposit is required and 4stay guarantees their listings so UCW students can feel confident when booking.


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Julie J.
“UCW’s MBA program is the perfect solution for busy professionals looking to develop their business skills and accelerate their career. As a busy entrepreneur that runs two businesses, I’m most looking forward to the adjusted schedule that will allow me to maintain a demanding work schedule, a rigorous course load and raising three boys."


University Canada West

626 W Pender St #100
V6B 1V9 Vancouver British Columbia

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