UBC: Neighbourhood by the Numbers

2: UBC’s ranking in MacLean’s most recent annual evaluation of Canada’s major research universities.  

54: In thousands, the approximate number of students currently studying at the Point Grey campus. Another 8,000 attend the school’s Okanagan campus in Kelowna.

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12: In feet, the height of a wall students attempt to climb over as part of Storm the Wall, an annual campus relay race also involving swimming, running and cycling.

7: The total number of Nobel Prizes won by graduates. Alumni have also won 68 Rhodes Scholarships and 64 Olympic medals.

78: In kilometres, the combined length of trails running through Pacific Spirit Regional Park.

26: In metres, the length of a reconstructed blue whale skeleton dangling from the ceiling of the Beaty Biodiversity Museum.

2.2: In millions, the number of YouTube hits for an elaborate UBC LipDub video featuring music by Pink and Marianas Trench.

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