University Canada West (UCW)

University Canada West (UCW) is a private, for-profit university established in British Columbia, Canada in 2004. UCW offers a wide range of academic programs including a Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication and a Master of Business Administration. UCW is an innovative business and tech-oriented university with a special focus on practical learning. The university also has Education Quality Assurance Accreditation (EQA) and Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). UCW has been ranked among the top ten best online universities in Canada.

Most importantly UCW is a 5-star rated University by QS World Rankings. It is only the 3rd University in Canada and the 1st in British Columbia to receive a 5-star rating. There are a total of only 7 other Institutions in North America that have a 5-star rating.

The university has two beautiful campuses in Downtown Vancouver – West Pender Street and Vancouver House. Vancouver House is a newly built campus with the award-winning campus that is 90000 sq ft in area. The UCW campuses are easily accessible by public transport and other emergency facilities. Every year, UCW enrolls around more than 3700 students from 45 different nations and the average class size is usually about 20-22 students.

UCW, being a dynamic and continuously growing university, also accredited and collaborates with digital experts like the Digital Marketing Institute, Salesforce (Trailhead), Tableau, Amazon Web Services (AWS), IBM and Facebook Blueprint to add important and modern digital components to their courses. Their courses focus on meeting the needs of the market and ensure that the students experience the best-quality learning. 

Career Outcomes

UCW boasts of 100% employment of their MBA graduates within 6 months of graduation and 88% employment within 3 months of graduation. The industry-related courses and internships in Vancouver city, make students job-ready and highly employable after they complete their degree.

Other Rankings of the University

  • According to Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021, UCW is ranked 601 to 801st and 401 to 500th according to Times Higher Education US College Rankings 2021.
  • #171-#221 Best Colleges among National Liberal Arts Colleges.
  • University Canada West’s MBA programs are ranked #4 in Apply Board’s top 10 Canadian university programs.

Undergraduate Courses provided by the University Canada West (UCW)

  1. Bachelor of Commerce
  2. Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication
  3. Associate of Arts

Postgraduate Courses provided by the University Canada West (UCW) 

  1. Master of Business Administration
  2. MBA-ACCA Pathway
Alvito Fernandes
Alvito Fernandes

Alvito Fernandes is an experienced study abroad counselor and entrepreneur, with a passion for mentoring students. With an MBA graduate class of 2002 and a Harvard Alumni on Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, he is well-equipped to provide expert guidance. As an ICEF certified agent, he has been recognized as Agent of the Month by Study Group UK and acknowledged as a preferred partner in Mumbai for GUS Canada. Alvito's work has had a significant impact on the lives of students, as evidenced by the testimonials of those he has helped study and migrate abroad. His straightforward and matter-of-fact advice, based on extensive industry experience and research, has earned him the trust of his clients. With a strong commitment to his students' best interests, Alvito's counseling is always aimed at preparing them to face any challenges they may encounter. His wealth of experience and constant learning from past students' experiences enable him to provide comprehensive guidance on various countries and courses.

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