The University of British Columbia (UBC) is located in Vancouver and was founded in 1908. It welcomes about 54,000 students, between Canadian and international, from 140 countries. It is regarded as one of the most prestigious in the world.
Vancouver Premier College is an educational institution, focused on providing diploma and certificate programs in the field of hospitality. The options they offer to their international student body include Hospitality Management, Hospitality Operations, Event Management, Food Service Management, Marketing and Sales Management, and Room Division Management. The college also makes available various work experience opportunities and Higher Education in Hospitality pathways. The college is accredited by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency of British Columbia.