|The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the top
20 public universities in the world. Founded in 1915, UBC serves some 62,923 students (2016/17), with international students from 162 countries.
UBC's two main campuses are situated in Vancouver and in Kelowna in the Okanagan Valley. Also in Vancouver, UBC Robson Square is a vibrant learning centre in the heart of downtown, the
UBC Learning Exchange is a community engagement initiative based in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, and UBC's Centre for Digital Media at the Great Northern Way Campus is located in Mount
Pleasant. UBC also provides clinical education to Faculty of Medicine students at 75 health care facilities across British Columbia. In addition, UBC's Asia Pacific Regional Offce in Hong
Kong and Liaison Offce in New Delhi, India facilitate teaching and research partnerships and support alumni engagement.
UBC scholarships: UBC is looking for the most accomplished and promising Canadian citizens and permanent residents to join our community.
The Major Entrance Scholarship (MES) program offers the most prestigious awards available to entering students at UBC, including a one-time award of approximately $5,000 and renewable awards
of up to $40,000 payable over four years.
Each year, International Major Entrance Scholarships (IMES) are awarded to exceptional
international students entering undergraduate programs at UBC. Students receive their scholarships when they enter their first year at UBC, and the scholarships are renewable for up to three
additional years of study. The exact number and level of scholarships varies each year, depending on available funding.