Welcome to The University of British Columbia’s Dairy Education and Research Centre. The Centre is a teaching and research unit located within UBC’s Faculty of Land and Food Systems at Agassiz BC.
As one of the world’s leading universities, UBC’s vision is to create an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world. The UBC Dairy Centre supports and contributes to this vision.
A primary function of the Dairy Centre is to provide opportunities for transformative student learning through outstanding teaching and research.
Research excellence is key to the Centre’s success. The Centre provides state-of-the-art research facilities to it’s students, visiting scientists, and internationally recognized scientists.
Teaching and research at the Dairy Centre are greatly enriched by the broad international spectrum of students and others studying at the Centre. the interdisciplinary nature of our research programs contributing to development of sustainable food production systems, strong links with the dairy industry, links to various communities, and the campus-like nature of the Centre.
We look forward to your visit to the Centre. See the Visit Us page on this web site.
Jim Thompson, Director