Why study at University Canada West..?
University of Canada West (UCW) is a private university established in the year 2004 in the heart of Vancouver, British Columbia. The university is known for its state-of-the-art learning facilities and for providing students with business and technology focussed learning experience thereby building much-needed skill set for employment.
“Vancouver has been ranked as the third most liveable city in the world by the Economist.”
The city is famous for its cultural diversity and it houses museums, theatres, parks, restaurants, clubs, ski-slopes, and cedar forests, hiking trails, beautiful beaches, and many more. It’s a dream destination for adventure-seeking students.
The university is known for its diversity and attracts more than 3,700 students from over 53 countries.
“Some of the recognitions earned by the university includes, ACBSP Global Business Accreditation for its MBA and Bachelor of Commerce Programs, Education Quality Assurance (EQA) for meeting or exceeding BC Provincial Government-recognized standards for quality assurance and consumer protection, member of the BC Transfer System (BCCAT) for having more than 2,000 credit transfer arrangements with many post-secondary institutions.”
The university has two campuses in downtown Vancouver. West Pender Campus located in Pender Street in the London Building and the Vancouver House Campus. The West Pender Campus is at proximity from public transit, which includes Waterfront SkyTrain station, SeaBus Terminal, and many bus routes.
The university is situated at the heart of the business district of Vancouver which is a walkable distance from some of the world’s leading multi-national companies. The university is proud of its student body which comprises 52 different nationalities.
UCW offers a wide range of graduate programs, undergraduate programs, and short courses that transform students into leaders of tomorrow. The programs are taught by faculties who are best in their respective fields. The university is also known for its industry research projects.
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication
- Associate of Arts Degree
- Master of Business Administration
The MBA Program
“University Canada West’s MBA programs are ranked number 4 in ApplyBoard’s top 10 Canadian university programs.”
The most popular programs at UCW are the MBA programs which are merged with IBM Design Thinking, Salesforce, and Tableau. This is one of UCW’s initiatives for converting the institution into one of the best technology business universities which helps students in real-world business experience. Critical thinking, problem-solving skills, practical exposures are part of the program’s curriculum.
The university also offers short courses which are Blockchain Project Management Certificate Program, Blockchain Entrepreneurship (BE), Certified Marketing Professional DMI and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Social Media Marketing, Data and Web Analytics, and Online e-commerce.
Scholarships and financial aids are available for international students which have to be applied through the International Scholarship Application form.
Scholarships for Academic Excellence for International students
The scholarship worth CAD $10,000-20,000 annually is given to students with top academic grades.
South Asia Regional Grant
The scholarship worth CAD $9,450-18,900 is given to students from Vietnam, Timor Leste, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Myanmar, Malaysia, Laos, Indonesia, Cambodia and Brunei.
Canadian Bureau for International Education Scholarships
Canadian Bureau offers different scholarships and Excellence Awards to deserving International students
The university holds a career fair every year on site where employers and students participate and network. Workshops, personal branding and networking skills are taught for the students.
- 100% of graduates are employed within six months of graduation
- 88% of graduates are employed within three months of graduation
- 67% of graduates are employed within one month of graduation