University Canada West

University Canada West

University Canada West (informally UCW) is a private, for-profit, educational institution in British Columbia, Canada. The university was founded in 2005 by David F. Strong, the former president of the University of Victoria, purchased in 2008 by the Eminata Group, and is currently owned by Global University Systems. The university is based in downtown Vancouver, and currently offers predominantly business and management related programs. Each faculty member at University Canada West joined the university because of their passion for teaching and a desire to make a difference in our students’ lives.


It is located in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Why choose University Canada West

  • A contemporary independent university located in the heart of vibrant Vancouver.
  • UCW offers a range of career-focused programs
  • Courses are offered on-campus and online too. Offering courses online brings flexibility to education, allowing those who may not have otherwise had the opportunity to gain respected qualifications.
  • University Canada West is a business-oriented, teaching-intensive university. From the first moment you step on campus to your graduation, every experience is tailored to give you the best possible start in your career.