International Business University in Vancouver, Canada

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University Canada West, Vancouver BC:
University Canada West (UCW) is a private, business-oriented university in Vancouver which offers MBA and Bachelor degrees that prepare you to be an effective leader in the workplace. UCW aims to be a leading university in Canada and on a global stage, and is known for its diversity (students currently come from over 34 countries around the world), its innovative methods and its effectiveness in preparing motivated students for their professional careers. Our learning environment is dynamic, and our classes are small and that gives you the opportunity to get to know your classmates and your professors, who have the first-hand industry experience to help you succeed in your future career. UCW is located within Vancouver’s business district. Many of the world’s biggest companies have offices within walking distance of our downtown campus.

What makes us different?

Photo of International Business University in Vancouver, Canada• ACBSP-accredited MBA and Bachelor of Commerce
• Faculty with first-hand experience in business
• Dynamic learning environment
• Vibrant business community
• Easy access to a network of prospective employers

University Canada West (UCW) is a University with a clear vision—to be a leading, respected independent University in Canada and abroad, known for innovation and effectiveness in preparing motivated students for professional-level careers and societal leadership. UCW’s learning environment is dynamic and practical.

Our classes are small, so you’ll always know your classmates and benefit from the one-to-one time you need with your professors.

And our professors have first-hand industry experience so they don’t just repeat textbook content—they use their years of experience to equip you with the knowledge and skill set needed to succeed in a competitive marketplace.

Come on board for:
• Business-oriented teaching & intensive learning
• World-class learning facilities in downtown Vancouver
• Career-focused education and expert faculty
• Excellent service and support from faculty and staff
• Opportunities to fast-track your education and complete programs faster

UCW Vancouver Programs:

Image of International Business University in Vancouver, CanadaThe right degree can launch your career in a variety of industries. We are committed to provide an education of high standards to help you progress in nowadays’ business world. UCW Vancouver offers the following programs:

Undergraduate Degrees:
• Associate of Arts
• Bachelor of Commerce
• Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication

Graduate Program:
• Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Preparatory Programs:

• MBA Foundation
• University Access program

Photo above: UCW Vancouver cohort enjoys an inspirational talk from Surrey-based Sukh Dhaliwal, former MP and businessman.


The Vancouver Factor:
“Vancouver is Manhattan with mountains.” - The New York Times.

It is also a beautiful city that was voted the 3rd best city to live by The Economist*.

Vancouver is a melting pot made of people from around the world; it is welcoming and cosmopolitan. It offers many study and work opportunities.

From pristine oceans and beautiful mountains to its place as a modern city of commerce, Vancouver is an exciting, multicultural and sleepless metropolis. Nestled in the heart of the city, our campus is centrally located in the historic London Building. It’s easily accessible by transit, and you’ll feel right at home surrounded by coffee shops, restaurants, entertainment, shopping centres and gym facilities.

Student Services:

Photos of University Canada West, Vancouver BCStudents will be introduced to the Student Services department during orientation week. The team will give students an overview of the campus and its many services.  Through Student Services, students can access:

• Writing and Numeracy Coaches
• Academic Advising
• Campus Information Sessions
• Workshops and Seminars
• Student Life and Student Committee Events, such as holiday parties, end of term socials, movie nights, and much more.


Career Services:
The Career Services department aims to facilitate engagement among students and alumni. Thanks to a partnership, Career Services will put students in touch with some of the best employers in Vancouver. Career Services work with students to provide career support through online career services programs. Students and alumni can access the program whenever they want to receive career updates that are relevant to positions they are interested in.

University Canada West Career Services provide assistance with the following:
• Resumes
• Cover letters
• Interviewing skills
• Job search techniques
• Networking opportunities
• Career coaching

Student Reviews / Testimonials:

Picture of International Business University in Vancouver, CanadaPhoto opposite: Loujeine Kamoun, UCW Vancouver MBA Graduate, 2018 Valedictorian shares her graduation thoughts and memories.

• “It has been an extraordinary learning experience during which I’ve interacted with students worldwide and devoted professors have guided me in achieving my best work.”
Rory Robert Rickwood, 2016 Medal for Academic Excellence (BA)

• “Even though it was sometimes difficult to balance everything, the satisfaction from completing this program is a highlight of my life that will benefit me forever.”
Tammy McMullen, 2017 Medal for Academic Excellence recipient (MBA)

• “I love the flexibility of the online classes, as well as the structure of the weekly course load and due dates. I was able to complete my school work around my work, family and social life.”
Megan Clifton, 2017 Medal for Academic Excellence recipient (BCom)

Updated: 2019-11-29
Address: West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1V9, Canada