The University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus is located at the western tip of the Point Grey Peninsula in the city of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. More than 400 hectares in size, the stunning campus is surrounded by forest on three sides and ocean on the fourth, and is just a 30 minute bus ride to downtown Vancouver. Read more.
Campus Map (Click to open)
Alternatively you can find another MAP of the campus here.
How to get to the Walter Gage Residence and West Coast Suites on the UBC campus: Download the map.
Parking for guests is $9, plus applicable taxes, per night per car. It is first come, first served basis at the Gage Parking Lot, which is around the Gage facility. Guests wishing to park their car here can arrange this when they check in. For those not staying on campus, please refer to this website: http://parking.ubc.ca/hourly-rates. Given that we anticipate that most of the sessions will be in the Scarfe building, the closest parkade is the West Parkade or Health Sciences Parkade.
Wireless internet access is available in most buildings on campus by choosing the “UBC Visitor” network from your wireless options. Once you have selected UBC Visitor, go to any webpage on the internet. The UBC wireless log-on page will appear. Simply provide your email address to continue.
Things to Do
The UBC Vancouver campus hosts a number of attractions and opportunities for you to explore, including museums, galleries, gardens and performing arts. Some highlights to consider while you are here for the ICPIC 2015 conference:
- Museum of Anthropology
- Beaty Biodiversity Museum
- Pacific Museum of the Earth
- UBC Botanical Gardens
- CIRS (Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability) Building
Learn more at UBC Attractions.