University Canada West (UCW)

University Canada West (UCW) is an innovative business and technology-oriented, teaching-focused institution in Canada, offering applied undergraduate and graduate degrees for domestic and international students. The university is a dynamic and growing institution defined by its close connections to the business community and a commitment to outstanding student services.

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The Vancouver factor

Vancouver was voted the third best city to live in by The Economist and its a melting pot of highly skilled people from around the world with a welcoming, cosmopolitan lifestyle awaits you here. The city offers a wealth of study and work opportunities and you’ll be surrounded by nature in all its beauty. With a rich history across different sectors, Vancouver has made its mark upon the world economy and continues to positively influence various industries - it's the ultimate place to be.

Come on- board for:

  • Business-oriented, intensive learning
  • World-class learning facilities in downtown Vancouver
  • Career-focused education and an expert faculty
  • Excellent service and support from academics and staff
  • Opportunities to fast-track your education and finish programs faster

UCW's campuses

London Building

University Canada West's (UCW) London Building campus is located at 626 West Pender Street within Vancouver’s business district, meaning the university is close to many of the world’s biggest companies.

Constructed in 1912 as part of Vancouver’s pre-Great War building boom, the London Building is a heritage building and many of its interior and exterior features have protection. The 106-year-old base provides students with an inspiring environment for learning.

In 2014, University Canada West (UCW) moved to the historic London Building and currently occupies six floors in the building.

Vancouver House

This is UCW’s newest campus which is set to open in the Fall 2020 designed by Swedish architectural firm, BIG, and is part of a wider globally recognized project, situated in the Vancouver House Development area, with more than 90,000 sq. ft. of space.
The campus is located within the Beach District, and nearby places include Granville Island, Sunset Beach and English Bay. Surrounded by amenities, this state-of-the-art building will be an inspirational place for students.

UCW programs

The right degree allows you to advance your career quickly and prepare you for employment in many industries. With UCW’s excellent faculty, flexibility, small class sizes, UCW’s degrees enable you to enter the job market with confidence. UCW’s commitment is to provide a rigorous education that will give you the necessary skills to succeed in your chosen field.

UCW offers the following programs:


•  Bachelor of Commerce

•  Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication

•  Associate of Arts


•  Master of Business Administration

Preparatory Programs

•  MBA Foundation

•  University Access Program

Online Learning

University Canada West online programs offer you a high level of flexibility, allowing you to balance your studies with work or family commitments. You will benefit from a wide range of top quality online resources, including video lectures, online discussions and one-to-one sessions with your lecturer. This mode of study is perfect for individuals who want to improve their skills without compromising their busy schedules, as well as those who cannot study on campus.

UCW offers the following online programs:

•  Online MBA

•  Online Bachelor of Commerce

•  Online Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication


What makes us different?

•  ACBSP-accredited MBA and Bachelor of Commerce programs.
•  UCW's faculty members have first-hand business experience.
•  Study in the heart of Vancouver’s vibrant business community.
•  We have students from 52 different countries and plenty of networking opportunities.
•  UCW’s learning environment is dynamic and practical and class sizes are capped to meet individual requirements