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Location and Acknowledgements

Acsenda School of Management acknowledges that it is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish People, including the Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw) and Tsleil-Waututh (səlil̓ w̓ətaʔɬ) Nations.

Welcome to Vancouver

The Acsenda School of Management campus is situated in the centre of the business district in Vancouver, in one of the city’s most prestigious buildings.

Step into Vancouver, Canada – a city renowned for its exceptional quality of life. With stunning natural landscapes and characterized by modern infrastructure, Vancouver stands as a beacon of opportunity for international students worldwide. Garnering acclaim as one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver’s allure lies in its multicultural fabric, welcoming students from every corner of the globe.

With over 52% of the population speaking a first language other than English, Vancouver exemplifies Canada’s diversity, fostering a rich tapestry of cultures and languages.

Discover how studying at Acsenda in vibrant Vancouver enriches your learning journey beyond the classroom

The Acsenda School of Management campus is situated in the centre of the business district in Vancouver, in one of the city’s most prestigious buildings.

Step into Vancouver, Canada – a city renowned for its exceptional quality of life. With stunning natural landscapes and characterized by modern infrastructure, Vancouver stands as a beacon of opportunity for international students worldwide. Garnering acclaim as one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver’s allure lies in its multicultural fabric, welcoming students from every corner of the globe.

With over 52% of the population speaking a first language other than English, Vancouver exemplifies Canada’s diversity, fostering a rich tapestry of cultures and languages.

Throughout the year, Vancouver’s climate remains temperate, offering a balance between seasons. Summers bring warmth and ample sunlight, accompanied by a refreshing absence of humidity. Fall showers create a soothing atmosphere, painting the city in autumn hues. Winters might greet you with gentle snowfall, yet the cold is notably milder compared to other parts of Canada. Spring ushers in renewed warmth and the ethereal sight of cherry blossoms in full bloom.

Moreover, Vancouver’s streets teem with vibrant markets, eateries, and places of worship representing myriad communities. Diverse cultural celebrations unfold regularly, epitomizing the city’s spirit of unity in diversity. Here are some highlights of what you can do in this vibrant city:

Stanley Park: Home to one of the most famous collections of totem poles in the world, Stanley Park is an integral part of Vancouver’s cultural and historical heritage. These totem poles are significant cultural and historical symbols, representing the traditional territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.

Granville Island: A hub of creativity featuring artisan shops, galleries, a public market, and theaters. It’s an excellent place to shop, dine, and enjoy live performances.

Grouse Mountain: Offering year-round outdoor activities, whether hiking the Grouse Grind trail in summer or skiing and snowboarding in winter, with stunning panoramic views.

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park: Walk across the famous suspension bridge amidst treetops, and explore the treetop adventures and cliffwalk.

Science World: Engage in interactive exhibits at the Telus World of Science, perfect for both children and adults interested in science and technology.

Chinatown: Discover the vibrant culture of Vancouver’s Chinatown with its historic architecture, shops, restaurants, and the tranquil Dr. Sun Yat-sen Classical Chinese Garden.

Beaches: Enjoy the city’s beaches like English Bay Beach, Kitsilano Beach (Kits Beach), and Spanish Banks Beach for relaxing, picnics, or water sports.

Vancouver Art Gallery: Immerse yourself in art at the Vancouver Art Gallery, featuring an extensive collection of Indigenous and contemporary artworks.

Historic Gastown: Wander through the cobblestone streets of Gastown, known for its iconic steam clock, unique shops, and diverse dining options.

The Bill Reid Gallery: This prominent cultural institution offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich artistic traditions of the Northwest Coast Indigenous peoples and gain a deeper understanding of the contributions of Bill Reid and other Indigenous artists.

Queen Elizabeth Park: This beautifully landscaped park offers stunning city views, colorful gardens, and the Conservatory with exotic plants and birds.

Vancouver Lookout: Enjoy a 360-degree view of the city from the Vancouver Lookout tower.

Vancouver Public Library: Explore the modern architecture of the central library and its extensive collection, along with various events and exhibitions.

Whale Watching: Take a whale-watching tour from the city to see orcas, humpback whales, and other marine life in their natural habitat.

Cultural Festivals: Vancouver hosts numerous cultural festivals throughout the year, celebrating everything from music and food to film and art.

This is just a glimpse of what Vancouver has to offer. The city’s diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty, and cultural richness provide endless opportunities for exploration and enjoyment.

An education at Acsenda, in the city of Vancouver, is not just about the programs that are offered, but also includes the experiences of the city that you will be able to take away with you. Prospective students can learn more about the city of Vancouver from its website: www.vancouver.ca.

Experience Vancouver with Acsenda