University Canada West (UCW) is a private educational institutionin British Columbia, Canada. University Canada West is Canada's first for-profit university. Founded in 2005 by David F. Strong, a former president of the University of Victoria, it was purchased in 2008 by the Eminata Group, which is based in Vancouver. Arthur Coren is currently the president of the university.UCW offers a range of programs covering the business and media industries. The university offers flexible study options, including online learning. UCW’s degrees are recognized by the Degree Quality Assurance Board of the Province of British Columbia, the regulatory body for all universities in the province.
University Canada West is an independent and government recognized member of the B.C. post-secondary system. An innovative, focused university, our degree programs will prepare you to be an effective leader in the workplace. With our flexible study options, it’s a learning model that fits your needs, your schedule, your life!
UCW offers you flexibility not available in traditional universities. With four terms per year, face-to-face and online study options, and the ability to study on a full- or part-time basis, you can choose the approach that’s right for you.