University Canada West (UCW) is Canada's contemporary independent university. Established in 2004, UCW offers programs at their Vancouver campus and Online. Programs include the Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, and the Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communications.
Our vision as Canada’s contemporary independent university means that we are accessible and globally respected. We transform students into leadership-ready graduates for communities around the world.
Our mission is to provide exceptional service and support to students. We foster a diverse and challenging learning environment focused on practical application of knowledge and build competencies for scholarship, leadership, and responsible citizenship in a global context. We take pride in our alumni who are ready to embrace the leadership and community possibilities that await them.
UCW is recognized by and operates under the authority of the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training on the recommendation of the Degree Quality Assessment Board. The University’s programs are offered under the written consent of the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, of the Government of British Columbia, Canada having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the minister.