Since 1915, the University of British Columbia’s entrepreneurial spirit has encouraged students and staff to challenge convention, lead discovery, and to explore new ways of learning.

The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the best universities in the world, offering students, staff, faculty, and alumni a space to cultivate bold ideas that can change the world.

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Alumni in the Real World

With over 325,000 alumni in 140 countries, UBC’s impact can be felt around the globe. Get a first-hand look at how their experiences at UBC helped to shape their career paths.

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Unrivaled Locations


UBC’s Point Grey campus is located just 20 minutes from Vancouver’s downtown core. A cosmopolitan city surrounded by nature, it is home to a growing number of industries and sectors leveraging data science.


UBC’s Kelowna campus is a tight-knit learning community located in the third-largest city in BC. The region is known for its natural beauty and, more recently, its growing new media and internet technology sector.

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The Master of Data Science Programs are taught by leaders in the field from computer science, statistics, and linguistics.

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