Located in the spectacular landscape of central British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small, research-intensive universities as well as an active participant in the global community.

Our commitment to international education is reflected in the teaching, research, and service missions of the institution. UNBC offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs, taught by award-winning faculty and with the smallest class sizes of any research-intensive university in western Canada. Come experience the UNBC difference.


Self-isolation Information and Support

As of March 25, 2020 it is mandatory under the Quarantine Act that anyone arriving in British Columbia from outside of Canada self-isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days upon their arrival. New arrivals must complete/register a self-isolation plan and complete the federal ArriveCAN application.


  • From left: UNBC PhD student Christiana Onabola, Prince George P.E.O. Chapter President Beth Quesnel and UNBC PhD student Hooi Xian Lee.
    Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    The international Philanthropic Education Organization (P.E.O.) has awarded two University of Northern British Columbia Doctoral students -- Christiana Onabola and Hooi Xian Lee -- with... more

  • Thursday, May 30, 2019

    Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia will grant more than 700 credentials during the 2019 Convocation beginning Friday in Prince George. Among the... more

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    The days were filled listening and talking with Zambian local experts from diverse stakeholder groups that included community service provision professionals and volunteers. The stories... more