Community

Our goals are to create a vibrant, complete, sustainable community at a local neighbourhood scale, and to share what we learn on campus through meaningful engagement activities with partners across our region, and with universities around the world.

Building our Community

UBC is an extraordinary place because of the diversity of people that study, teach, work, and live in our community.

COMMUNITY PROJECTS SUPPORTED THROUGH UTOWN@UBC COMMUNITY GRANTS

LICENSED FULL- AND PART- DAY CHILD CARE SPACES

INCREASE IN CHILD CARE SPACES SINCE 2009

VOLUNTEER HOURS DELIVERED BY YOUTH LEADERSHIP MEMBERS

Housing and Amenities

UBC is building a vibrant community by providing campus housing options to students, faculty, staff and residents, and by developing recreation facilities, community centres, parks, open spaces, and child care within our neighbourhoods and academic spaces.

NEW FACULTY AND STAFF BELOW - MARKET RENTAL UNITS NEAR COMPLETION

ADDITIONAL STUDENT BEDS AT c̓əsnaʔəm HOUSE IN TOTEM PARK

Transportation

UBC is focused on reducing automobile trips to and from campus by adding new infrastructure, and making improvements to existing infrastructure that encourage our campus community to choose more sustainable travel modes.

OF TRIPS BY SUSTAINABLE MODES OF TRANSPORT

INCREASE IN SINGLE OCCUPANT VEHICLE TRIPS, DESPITE A 64% INCREASE IN THE CAMPUS POPULATION SINCE 1997

Wellbeing

UBC Wellbeing is a collaborative initiative to make UBC a better place to live, work, and learn through a systems-wide approach to human wellbeing across our campuses.

SEEDS PROJECTS SUPPORTED WELLBEING AT UBC

TRIPS PER DAY BY BICYCLE TO UBC VANCOUVER