Mission + vision

UBC Applied Science’s core purpose is to discover, design, innovate, provide unwavering top-tier education and champion a community of responsible professionals devoted to serving a thriving, sustainable, and healthy society.


We shape the leaders and professions that shape the world.

We do this by:
Creating the leaders for tomorrow

Impacting our professions through our research and practice


Thriving people, places and planet.

Thriving reflects:
Social equity and well-being
Physical and mental health

Sustainable and diverse environment

“Our graduates are instruments of change, they need to leave here with a mission to be leaders in their communities”

Staff Member, UBC Applied Science

Commitments + values