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Why UBC?

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    Global top 40 university

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    Most international university in North America

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    261 programs to choose from

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    $542 million in research funding

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I realized that the education we are getting at university goes way beyond what we learn in lectures. Everything you do outside of school – from extracurricular activities, attending talks and presentations, having conversations with friends and meeting new people – is incredibly valuable in teaching us about ourselves and the world around us.

Carolina Sanchez, third year, Biology (honours in Ecology) Read the full story
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If you want to see what student life looks like at UBC’s two campuses, check us out on Snapchat at youbcsnaps. You’ll see inside residence buildings, meet professors, tour faculties, get a peek at cool study spots and places to hang out, and see what real life at UBC looks like.

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