UBC is consistently ranked among the world’s top 40 universities and is internationally recognized as a model for the practice of sustainability. The Okanagan campus is a close-knit community, with over 7,000 undergraduate students from 80 countries. The campus offers state-of-the-art facilities and all new academic buildings are built to the highest environmental standards, achieving a LEED® Gold certification or equivalent.
About the Okanagan
Located in British Columbia, Canada, the Okanagan Valley is famous for its wildly varied landscape, including mountains, valleys, deserts, and lakes. The region comprises over 20 cities and towns, including Kelowna, Vernon, and Penticton. The Okanagan culture is closely tied to nature, and a population of over 300,000 enjoys long summer days (with temperatures averaging 28°C or 82°F), and cool dry winters.