UBC Science brings together a community of students and scholars internationally recognized for their commitment to discovery and innovation--in the lab and in the classroom.
Home to science at one of the world's top-ranked public universities
Ranked among the world’s top 40 universities, UBC research prowess in environmental science, math, physics, plant and animal science, computer science, oceanography, geology and biology is consistently rated best in Canada by international and national rankings.
About UBC Science
A North American leader in transforming science and technology education
UBC Science is a key incubator of educational innovations at UBC and beyond. Led by the Faculty's teaching and learning initiatives, we've transformed more than 200 science courses, improving the classroom experience of 16,000 UBC undergraduates every year.
Learning at UBC Science
Committed to research excellence within, and across, disciplines
UBC Science faculty members conduct top-tier research in the life, physical, earth and computational sciences. Their discoveries help build our understanding of natural laws—driving insights into sustainability, biodiversity, human health, nanoscience and new materials, probability, artificial intelligence, exoplanets and a wide range of other areas.
Research at UBC Science
A record of engaged innovation
|8,428 undergraduate students|
|1,448 undergrad degrees conferred|
|1,651 international undergrads|
|2,600 annual co-op placements|
|1,505 graduate students|
|452 faculty and 535 staff|
|$150 million annual budget|
|$120 million annual research funding|
|$6 million annual industry funding|
|2 Nobel Laureates|
|82 spin-off companies|
|10 industrial research training programs|