Carleton University is a comprehensive university, located in the capital of Canada, Ottawa. The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs within the school takes care of the academic activities of all graduate students at Carleton. It defines and administers regulations for over 100 graduate programs, but shares responsibility for graduate studies with graduate departments and schools. Its office provides advice and support to students pertaining to registration, awards, thesis preparation, admission, orientation, teaching and research assistantships, and more.
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.