University Canada West

1461, Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6Z 0E5, Canada

About UCW

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

We create the most innovating, dynamic and practical learning environment for students. Join us and you too could be a part of the world-class learning community we have developed by sharing our excellent education, professional practice and close connections within the business and technology community, thus transforming our students into leadership-ready graduates.

 At UCW, we place an emphasis on smaller classes to ensure each student gets the undivided attention that they deserve. Content can become dated quickly, that’s why we design our programs to meet the needs of the market, ensuring you receive the most up-to-date education possible. Due to the added bonus of our professors having industry experience, their teaching will be approached via case studies, including real stories about their time on the job. Our faculty is made up of passionate individuals who have a desire to improve the lives of students with the greatest of weapons – education.

Our flexible program delivery allows students to study online or on-campus. With four terms per year, motivated students can complete their degrees faster than at many traditional universities.

UCW offers the following programs:


  • Master of Business Administration


  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication
  • Associate of Arts

Preparatory Programs:

  • MBA Foundation
  • University Access Program

Our alumni work for some of the world’s leading organizations such as Apple, Deloitte, Siemens, Nike, SAP, Nestlé, Walt Disney World and many more.

What makes us different?

  • 96% of UCW’s MBA students are working or have a job lined up within one year of graduation
  • UCW ranked as one of the top 10 best online universities in Canada
  • Business and technology-focused university with an emphasis on practical experience
  • Two easily accessible campuses in downtown Vancouver
  • ACBSP and NCMA-accredited MBA and Bachelor of Commerce program.
  • Teaching-intensive institution with qualified, expert faculty with real industry experience
  • UCW’s learning environment is dynamic and practical. Class sizes are small to focus more on individual requirements.
  • You are given the opportunity to 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
  • Student-centered environment, additional support and free workshops in various areas including writing, statistics and more
  • Fully-engaged student services with student-centered activities and events
  • Experienced Career Development specialists 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