University Hill Elementary School, administered by the Vancouver School Board, is nestled in the natural beauty of the University Endowment Lands at the University of British Columbia. University Hill Elementary is a vibrant and diverse community of learners. With its international reputation, UBC attracts students, post-doctoral fellows, visiting scholars and permanent faculty from all over the world. As a result, University Hill Elementary enjoys a breadth of cultural diversity that brings with it tremendous opportunities for educational enrichment and the integration and sharing of cultures.
University Hill has an Outdoor Natural Science Education focus. Due to its location, University Hill provides ongoing opportunities for outdoor education and maintains established learning partnerships with UBC departments and faculty. The school gardens, orchard, current and expanded outdoor classrooms, the GVRD Pacific Spirit Park, partnership with the UBC Botanical Gardens and Beaty Biodiversity Museum offer our students a variety of opportunities to experience their world. Coupled with SMARTboards in classrooms, mobile technology including iPads, laptops and Apple TV, enrichment using chess, robotics and the natural sciences make University Hill Elementary a world class school.
In addition, the school has a full pay hot lunch program, on-site private daycare and many clubs for enrichment, service and interest both after school and during the school day.