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If you’re reading this, you may be considering which university is best for you and asking yourself some serious questions: What kind of university environment will allow me to thrive academically and personally? Where can I study with the best researchers in my field? Where will I feel at home? Where can I be part of a dynamic, growing community that is focused on changing the world?

We feel that UBC’s Okanagan campus is your best choice for graduate and postdoctoral studies because we are always striving to better understand the world, to achieve more, and to make a difference.

Graduate studies is a critical and integral component of our research-intensive university. We welcome you to become a part of our community and we are enthusiastic about where you will take us.

Why choose UBC’s Okanagan campus for your graduate or postdoctoral studies?

Our People. People from all over the world journey to UBC's Okanagan campus to enjoy the benefits of a graduate education. The Okanagan campus is an intimate learning community embracing bold new ways of thinking that attract exceptional students and faculty. More than 8,300 students from throughout the Okanagan region, across Canada and 80 other countries are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs in eight faculties and schools. Here, students interact with one another and their professors on a daily basis, while becoming global citizens through interaction with their community and the world.

Our Programs. UBC's Okanagan campus offers more than 14 Graduate Degree Programs and opportunities to pursue many different areas of study that are sure to align with your interests. We also offer postdoctoral scholars with a world-class academic experience.

Our Research. The Office of Research Services at UBC's Okanagan campus provides support for grant facilitation and promotes research activity. It is committed to assisting faculty and students with their research needs by cultivating a stimulating, supportive environment where ideas will grow and thrive, and where investigators can be successful at every stage of their careers. Research Services reinforces this commitment by providing new initiatives, infrastructure and a seamless set of procedures to assist in research funding applications and support.

Our Values. UBC's Okanagan campus has a passionate vision for preparing exceptional global citizens and promoting a civil and sustainable society. Graduate students are a crucial element of promoting and living these values in our University and wider communities. 

Our Setting. Learning at UBC's Okanagan campus means enjoying a superb campus in the heart of British Columbia’s stunning Okanagan Valley, regarded as one of the most scenic regions in Canada.

People are drawn to the great four-season weather, stunning landscapes and boundless opportunities for outdoor recreation—water sports, cycling, golf, skiing, hiking and so much more. Rich in culture, the Okanagan hosts brilliant wine festivals, extraordinary art, music and theatre events, and offers all the dining and entertainment you would expect from one of the most vibrant regions in  BC’s Interior.

UBC's Okanagan campus invites you to live in one of Canada’s most desirable communities and study at one of the world’s top universities.

So, is the Okanagan campus right for you? Only you can know for sure. But by choosing the Okanagan campus you are undoubtedly joining a supportive community at the leading-edge of graduate education and research.

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