We have risen to our potential as scientists, artists, entrepreneurs, and educators when our research enhances the social, environmental and economic well-being of our region and beyond.

Over a Decade of Growth and Discovery

The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 20 top public universities.  UBC’s Okanagan campus in Kelowna was established 14 years ago and our research funding has increased by over 218% since 2005.

Explore our strengths

$ 21.9 M

Research Funding (2017/18)

90 %

Increase in Funding (since 2014/15)

239 %

Increase in MITACS Funding (since 2014/15)

96 %

NSERC Discovery Grant Success Rate (2018)

71 %

SSHRC Insight Development Grant Success Rate (2018)

53 %

SSHRC Insight Grant Success Rate (2018)