Our Story

The UBC School of Nursing at the Vancouver Point Grey campus was one of the first academic programs established at UBC after the university’s inception in 1915 and was the very first nursing program in the Commonwealth to offer a university degree.

Established in 1919, the UBC School of Nursing has more than 100 years of experience educating nursing leaders and developing research that changes policies and procedures across Canada and around the world. We have an international reputation for research and scholarship, guided by a vision of excellence in nursing education, research and practice.

This reputation along with our strong commitment to health equity, social justice, anti-racism and Indigenous cultural safety attracts stellar researchers and educators. Therefore, our undergraduate and graduate programs are taught by experienced and award-winning faculty members who work to build a strong nursing community, develop a confident healthcare workforce and mentor the leaders of today and tomorrow.

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