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Most Helpful Review for University of British Columbia
  • Category: In three sentences
  • Review by: Mona from Canada
  • 7 out of 7 people found this review helpful

it has a social and lively campus with many events hosted. ubc is up-and-coming in green sustainability (just take a look at the cirs building!). academic life here is enriching and fulfilling.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • Jeffery from Canada
  • Jul-06-2013 I am a current student here

    Innovative, eye-opening, and self-bettering. The University of British Columbia is a world-class institution that truly doesn't hold its students back. The programs and courses offered here are so diverse that you can truly do anything you want, and ultimately let your education fuel your ambition.

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  • Julia from Canada
  • Jun-28-2013 I am a current student here

    A great variety of opportunities with clubs and extracurriculars. The rivalry between faculties leads to a negative sense of community. The facilities are great and provide with great access for you education.

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  • Eva from Canada
  • Jun-27-2013 I am a current student here

    A wonderful place to learn and grow as a person. Academics, athletics and clubs are plentiful. People are generally friendly and the city is great.

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  • Ani from Canada
  • Jun-17-2013 I am a current student here

    It's alright. If you have passion for exactly one thing, you can easily succeed here. But if you're not sure, it will be a lot more difficult.

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  • Alexandra from Canada
  • Jun-16-2013 I am a current student here

    The school offers a diverse group of students from all around the world. I love it here because I feel there is a niche' for everyone. There are also multiple free resources that are extremely helpful and available to students (i.e. counseling services, silent study spaces, etc.)

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  • Rikul from Canada
  • Jun-14-2013 I am a current student here

    It is the most beautiful university in the world and provides excellent facilities to students on campus for both studying and pursuing non academic activities. The ambience of the campus is very calm and serene which motivates a student to concentrate on it's study.

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  • Jeneba from Canada
  • Jun-13-2013 I am a current student here

    UBC is a brilliant school. The atmosphere is refreshing and the professors encourage students to think critically whether it is in an English class or math class. None it is easy but it is very resourceful.

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  • Nikita from Canada
  • Jun-13-2013 I am a current student here

    UBC has a beautiful campus. It is also very diverse making it easy for students to feel comfortable. Because of this it is a very motivating environment for students to succeed.

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  • Jessica from Canada
  • Jun-13-2013 I am a current student here

    UBC is big, get used to a lot of walking. UBC is wet, it rains A LOT but you really come to appreciate the sun. UBC is interesting, there are so many classes I didn't even know existed and the profs are always there for you.

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