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University of British Columbia

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University Land Endowments
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Address: 2329 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
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Huge, Beautiful campus

We didn't have much time to explore. We were there for a convocation ceremony. Spent some time in a lovely rose garden.

Reviewed 3 days ago
notjustclassicrock
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Cranbrook, Canada
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Cranbrook, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We didn't have much time to explore. We were there for a convocation ceremony. Spent some time in a lovely rose garden.

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walking through the campus I felt as if it was a completely self-contained city. The gardens were extremely well manicured and made me wish I was young again so I could become part of this learning institute.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Either accessible from down town buses 4,7 etc ask driver slower bus or sky train to broadway stop yvr train or Richmond get off go across street I front of London drug store faster express student whoever bus to ubc less stops maybe 20 min nice place in summertime even have accomadations rose garden Chen Center brand new swimming pool... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful campus! Rose garden is amazing. There is a beach on campus called Wreak beach. Museum of anthropology is a good visit too

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Santa Rosa, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are worth seeing. The campus is lovely, filled with friendly and polite students. The buildings are also architecturally interesting. Neighborhoods leading up to the campus are lovely as well.

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of building going on when I visited. Lovely gardens and a range of architectural styles. The bookshop is full of a huge range of books and gift items. Really good special's table.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge campus with lovely landscaped areas and interesting buildings. There is a natural history museum within the university. There are also public beaches on the periphery of the university.

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As an university campus, it has it all: dinning options and coffe shops, tons of outdoor space, museums, cultural landmarks, the amazing student union building and alumni centre, aquatic centre and gym, the Chan Center for the performing arts, and of course a variety of students, faculty, staff and residents. An amazing university to study and pursue a career.

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

So pretty on a sunny day ! Go to the rose garden , see view of the ocean, walk to Wreck beach, hang out in Nitobe gardens ! and explore the campus ! :)

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Richmond, Canada
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Visited UBC for our father's birthday. Main Mall provided a serene tree-lined walk all the way to Rose Garden. Cherry blossom buds are just visible. It should be a quite a site in a couple more weeks when all the trees are in full bloom. There is a lot of construction going on on the campus. However, you can avoid... More 

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University Land Endowments
An area as rich in history as it is in natural beauty, the expansive parkland of the University Land Endowments is protected by the city in cooperation with the University of British Columbia. A large green space studded by rose gardens, Japanese rock gardens, botanic gardens, canopy walks, regional parkland, and hiking trails, the University Land Endowments are a breath of fresh air. Combining a commitment to preserving nature with a similar promise to preserve culture, its valleys are also home to the First Nations heritage museum, the biodiversity museum, and anthropological and memorial exhibitions. From its highest canopies to the sandy shorelines of Wreck Beach, its serenity is preserved by the University buildings that dot it, combining Mother Nature and scholarship.
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