Frequently Asked Questions

What kinds of programs are offered at UBC Robson Square?

Our focus is largely on non-credit general interest and professional development programs for the public. While most degree programs are held at the Point Grey campus, UBC Robson Square is host to the part-time Masters of Business Administration program, the Executive MBA in Health Care and the Master of Health Administration program.

Can I get information about UBC degree programs at UBC Robson Square?

Our staff members are pleased to locate contact information and refer you to the appropriate department at the Point Grey campus. For specific questions about admissions as well as other general information:

Graduate Programs
Click here for contact information about your faculty or department of interest.

If you are seeking information on personal or career development, the Life and Career Programs at UBC Robson Square can provide assistance.

How do I contact the UBC Law Students’ Legal Advice Program?

Please call 604-822-5791.

Does UBC Robson Square rent space for meetings and conferences?

UBC Robson Square serves as the site of hundreds of events each year that are organized by clients from the university and community. Click here for details.

Can I access study space at UBC Robson Square?

UBC Robson Square has many open spaces available for students to use.

Can I drop off my UBC library books at the downtown campus?

For book return, a 24 hour book drop is located on the plaza level on the outer wall to the right of the main glass door.

Where can I park while I’m at UBC Robson Square?

Please see our Directions page for details.

What are some nearby hotels?

There are many first class hotels in Vancouver’s downtown core. Here is a short list of several that are in the closest proximity to our campus:

What are some nearby restaurants?

UBC Robson Square is centrally located and is in close proximity to many restaurants, such as:

  • Earls on Hornby at Smithe
  • The Art Gallery Café adjacent to our campus in the Vancouver Art Gallery
  • Various other restaurants along Granville street and Robson street

Where is the nearest place to get a cup of coffee or a snack?

There are many options close by including:

  • Starbucks at Robson and Howe, inside Chapters
  • The Art Gallery Café adjacent to our campus in the Vancouver Art Gallery
  • Café Artigiano on Hornby between Robson and Georgia
  • Tim Horton’s on Hornby Street between Smithe and Nelson Streets

Which bus can I take to travel from UBC Robson Square to the UBC Point Grey campus?

The #4 UBC or the #17 UBC buses have stops on Granville at Robson Street. Both lines terminate at UBC’s Point Grey campus. The #44 UBC bus runs during the day (until approximately 7 pm). The closest stop for this route is on Burrard Street in front of the Sutton Place Hotel. Please visit the TransLink web site for details.

Where are the nearest SkyTrain and Canada Line stations?

The SkyTrain, Burrard Station, is located on Burrard Street at Dunsmuir Street, beside the Bentall towers and Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Vancouver. The Granville Station is located on Granville Street between Georgia and Dunsmuir Streets. The entrance is beside The Bay on Granville Mall or from the two lower floors of The Bay. The Canada Line to Waterfront or Richmond, can be accessed through Pacific Centre (access through Sears on Robson at Howe).  Please visit the TransLink web site for details.