UCW students come from more than 90 countries around the world and include Canadian citizens, permanent residents and visiting students who contribute to the diversity and richness of the University. Whether you are a recent high-school graduate, a college or university graduate or transfer student, or a working professional, you will find what you need here. Follow the links below to locate information important to your success as a current, new or future member of UCW’s student community.

Before setting off on your journey to UCW, it is important that you have with you everything you need including all the required documentation to begin your life at university.

Welcome to UCW. From the first moment you step on campus to your graduation, every experience UCW offers is tailored to give you the best possible start in your career.


Find all the latest updates surrounding COVID-19 here.

MyUCW portal is a gateway for current students to access their course materials, communicate to students and staff and to stay connected with UCW news and events.

The Academic Calendar is UCW’s official statement of regulations, policies, programs, requirements and course descriptions. It is each student’s responsibility to know and comply with all requirements and policies included in the Academic Calendar.

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.

As you settle into your new life as a student, University Canada West can assist by providing information that will assist you in finding a home during your studies.

Vancouver is a city worth living in, if you wish to experience high quality of life. For all students, a huge factor is cost of living and we’ve outlined some details for you.

group photo of the UCW MBA Games Team

University Canada West participated in the 2022 BC MBA Games at the University of British Columbia and the national 2023 MBA Games at York University in Toronto.