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The UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) integrates world-class scholarship, teaching, research, and policy engagement to contribute towards positive change.

Our approach equips policy leaders with the diverse perspectives, skills, and knowledge needed to contribute towards solutions to complex local and global issues.


28 SPPGA faculty conducting research & policy engagement in 30+ countries


UBC ranks as the #7 university in the world for climate action


UBC ranks as the #40 university in the world

Faculty News & Publications

Our faculty are at the forefront of global policy issues like the Canada-China relationship, Indigenous rights, and sustainable fisheries. See their publications and expert commentary in local and global media.
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