University Canada West is a contemporary independent university located in the heart of vibrant Vancouver. Established in 2004, UCW offers a range of career-focused programs including the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, Associate of Arts and Master of Business Administration. Courses are offered at our downtown Vancouver campus and online too. Offering courses online brings flexibility to education, allowing those who may not have otherwise had the opportunity to gain respected qualifications.




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Mission & Goals

ucw mission and goals

University Canada West is a business-oriented, teaching-intensive university. From the first moment you step on campus to your graduation, every experience is tailored to give you the best possible start in your career. 

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Preparatory Programs

Meet UCW Faculty and Staff

University Canada West strives to be a premium provider of higher education with a focus on the student experience. Browse our directory for a quick guide of University contacts.

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Each faculty member at University Canada West joined the university because of their passion for teaching and a desire to make a difference in our students’ lives.

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governance at ucw

University Canada West has a system of governance similar to the bicameral system in place at many other Canadian universities.

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Memberships & Designations

memberships and designations

Memberships and designations are an important part of University Canada West.  They serve as a testament to the quality of education we provide.

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ucw policies

University Canada West has established a comprehensive set of policies and procedures to help students navigate through their academic journey.

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University Canada West is a teaching-intensive University. If you are interested in joining our Faculty or staff, check here to see available positions.

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