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Spaces and Places

Asian Centre

The UBC Asian Centre is a focal point for the sharing of ideas and information around the Pacific. Opened in 1981, the Centre houses the Asian Library and the Department of Asian Studies.

Beaty Biodiversity Museum

The Beaty Biodiversity Museum showcases the biological and research collections at UBC. It contains UBC's natural history collections of over two million plants, fishes, fossils, birds, reptiles, fungi, shells, mammals, and insects.


The UBC Bookstore has an extensive range of products and services, including textbooks and general books, computers and phones, clothing, gifts, stationery, office supplies, food/snacks and homeware.

UBC Botanical Garden

UBC Botanical Garden is the oldest university botanical garden in Canada.

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts houses the Chan Shun Concert Hall, the Telus Studio Theatre, the Royal Bank Cinema, and the Great Performers Lounge. The Chan Centre offers a full range of music and theatre programs available to the community and the University.

Simon K. Y. Lee Global Lounge and Resource Centre

The Global Lounge and Resource Centre serves as a home base for globally-focused UBC student clubs and organizations, and welcomes all students, staff and faculty at UBC.

Food Services

UBC Food Services operates more than 30 retail venues across campus as well as providing full service and casual catering.

International House

International House (I. House) is a centre for international and intercultural learning and is open to all members of UBC and their families. I. House is available for booking for international learning activities by all members of UBC.

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery

The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery is mandated to research, exhibit, collect, publish, educate, and develop programs in the field of contemporary art and contemporary approaches to art history and criticism.

Museum of Anthropology

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA), founded in 1947, houses over 37,000 ethnographic artifacts.

Pacific Museum of the Earth

The Pacific Museum of the Earth (PME) combines the collections of the former M. Y. Williams Planet Earth and Pacific Mineral museums.

Parking and Access Services

Parking and Access Services aim to provide efficient and effective parking facilities for its customers and to meet the needs of the University community and its visitors.

Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre offers resources and programming to support alumni engagement with UBC. From first-time visitors to returning alumni, the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre is also a starting point, housing the UBC Welcome Centre.

Student Housing and Hospitality Services

Student Housing and Hospitality Services administers accommodation for more than 9,000 students in 12 residence areas. Conferences and Accommodation arranges conference spaces, meeting facilities and visitor hotel accommodation at UBC.

UBC Farm

The UBC Farm encompasses 24 ha of integrated farm and forest lands on UBC's South Campus. The Farm is managed by the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, which offers a wide range of interdisciplinary learning, research, and community programs on the site.

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