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Built to inspire a new generation of business leaders, a recent $70-million expansion of the modern, high-tech UBC Sauder building added 55,000 square feet to the original 216,000 square foot structure. The redevelopment included a host of features and facilities that help establish UBC Sauder as global hub for business education.


Encouraging innovation requires an inspiring environment that fosters creativity and collaboration.

Completed in 2012, the UBC Sauder School of Business building has been recognized with a 2011 Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Award in Architecture, 2010 Canadian Interiors Best of Canada Award, 2010 Sustainable Architecture & Building Canadian Green Building Award and a 2010 Vancouver Regional Construction Association Award of Excellence.

The Robert H. Lee Graduate School: A substantial new space dedicated to graduate programs, the centre provides classrooms, along with meeting and breakout rooms equipped with videoconferencing technology, a private patio, and environments for socializing and individual study. Read more about the Robert H. Lee Graduate School.

The Bruce R. Birmingham Undergraduate Centre: The centre features new group and individual study spaces, a lounge meeting rooms and breakout rooms.

The Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre: Located at the main entrance to the building, the new career centre brings together the UBC Sauder academic and business communities. Working to create deep and lasting connections with leading employers, the centre provides extensive resources to position students for success after graduation. Read more about the Business Career Centre.

The Jim Pattison Leadership Centre: Featuring two new major lecture theatres, the centre also includes conference rooms, student offices and lounge spaces.

The Big 4 Conference Centre: Supported by the “Big 4” professional services firms – Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers – the new conference centre is housed in a glass-encased penthouse on top of the faculty office tower. Providing 360 degree views of mountains and ocean, the centre offers a new space to for faculty, staff and students to interact with alumni and members of the business community.

The Middlefield Group Lecture Theatre: A 260 seat state-of-the-art lecture theatre with associated conference rooms.

Canaccord Learning Commons: Expanding well beyond the functions of a traditional business library, the Commons provides a digital media studio, computer workstations, collaborative work spaces, and reference and technical support services. An online commons environment meshes the digital and the physical worlds, connecting students to each other and available resources and activities. Read more about the Canaccord Learning Commons.

Wayne Deans Investment Analysis Centre: Offering Bloomberg terminals, Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ workstations and Thomson Reuters Datastream workstations, the analysis centre is a powerful hub providing students and faculty with dramatically increased access to global capital markets data in real time. Read more about the Wayne Deans Investment Analysis Centre.

K.T. Tjia & Anna Chia Atrium: A five-level sky-lit atrium travels through the centre unifying the new and legacy structures, and acts as a focal centrepiece to the updated complex.

d.studio: Created to support the exploration of new ways of approaching business challenges, this design studio space provides the creative environment and technology necessary for collaborative and creative investigations of business and policy design challenges. Read more about d.studio.

CPA Hall: A large-scale central foyer surrounding the atrium, the new hall is a welcoming light-filled environment equipped with substantial lounge space and offering extensive room for student and public gatherings.

MBA House: In 2009, UBC Sauder and its Robert H. Lee Graduate School opened MBA House, one of the only student residences in Canada dedicated to MBA students. The 40,000 square-foot facility on the UBC campus includes a library, café, and facilities for studying, events and networking. It was built to enhance the experience of advanced business study and foster links between students with international business perspectives. Read more about MBA House.

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