Endless Options

Exquisite catering by Wescadia, plus endless on-campus options for entertainment, education and cultural enrichment during your conference or event at UBC.

Wescadia Catering
Food

Wescadia Catering

Wescadia Catering

Wescadia can assist you with all aspects of your event from food and beverage selections, location, decor and rentals, themed designs and more. By bringing together all of the elements you require for a successful event, we will ensure a smooth worry free experience that is a pleasure to both attend and host.

Wescadia Catering
Food Trucks, Restaurant and Pubs
Food

Food Trucks, Restaurant and Pubs

Food Trucks, Restaurant and Pubs

Upscale bistros, casual dining, food trucks and grab-and-go snacks – the options are plentiful right here on campus. Craving something different? Vancouver’s thriving restaurant scene is just 15 minutes away.

The Student Union Building, University Village and University Marketplace all offer popular retail food outlets including Subway, Starbucks, sushi restaurants, quick and healthy deli selections and much more.

Food Trucks, Restaurant and Pubs
Museum of Anthropology
Culture

Museum of Anthropology

Museum of Anthropology

Designed by award-winning architect Arthur Erickson, the museum is home to beautiful First Nations artwork and fascinating cultural exhibitions with guided tours available.

Features

  • Guided tours
  • Gift shop
  • Café
  • Discount tickets for seniors, youth, families and groups
  • Open daily except Mondays
Museum of Anthropology
Beaty Biodiversity Museum
Culture

Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Beaty Biodiversity Museum

A one-of-a-kind museum and must-see destination while you’re staying at UBC. Stroll through over 22,000 square feet of exhibits and displays, marvel at the 25-metre Blue Whale exhibit, or check out the beautiful living roof and patio.

Features

  • Natural history museum
  • Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm
  • 6 collections of fascinating specimens
  • Mammals, fish, birds, insects, plants, fossils and more
Beaty Biodiversity Museum
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery
Culture

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery

Explore one of the largest public art collections in British Columbia. UBC’s collection of contemporary art features more than 2,500 pieces and 30,000 archival art history items, plus an outdoor art tour.

Features

  • Free admission
  • Tours available for groups of all sizes
  • Open daily except Mondays
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery
UBC Botanical Garden
Sights

UBC Botanical Garden

UBC Botanical Garden

Explore lush greenery and walk under the rainforest canopy on the bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean. A truly West Coast experience not to be missed!

Features

  • Educational tours
  • Events and workshops
  • Gift shop
  • Open daily
UBC Botanical Garden
Nitobe Memorial Garden
Sights

Nitobe Memorial Garden

Nitobe Memorial Garden

Take a fascinating walk through one of North America’s most authentic Japanese gardens. Stroll through 2 ½ acres of unique plant life, water features, carvings and lanterns. Part of the UBC Botanical Garden.

Features

  • Japanese tea house
  • Gift shop
  • Educational tours available
  • Open weekdays
Nitobe Memorial Garden
The Aquatic Centre
Fitness

The Aquatic Centre

The Aquatic Centre

Wade, swim, soak, dive or steam – you can do it all at the UBC Aquatic Centre, centrally located on UBC campus.

Features

  • Indoor pool and diving platform
  • Indoor UV treated whirlpool and steam room
  • Fitness facility and weight room
  • Outdoor pool and diving tower
  • Change rooms and lockers
The Aquatic Centre
The BirdCoop
Fitness

The BirdCoop

The BirdCoop

Stick to your workout schedule while you’re visiting Vancouver. Check out The BirdCoop – UBC’s fitness centre. No matter your fitness level, you’ll find a variety of activities and equipment to keep your heart pumping.

Features

  • Open daily
  • Cardio and weight training equipment
  • Indoor climbing cave
  • Get Fit and Cycle Fit classes
The BirdCoop