Opened by Her Majesty the Queen in August 1994, UNBC was Canada's first wholly new publicly funded university in 25 years. It is a beautiful campus built over-looking the community of Prince George. It reflects the themes of northern BC, including a unique architectural style and the use of various types of wood and stone.
Dr. Donald Rix Northern Health Sciences Centre
The home of the Northern Medical Program, the Dr. Donald Rix Northern Health Sciences Centre captures the essence of northern BC. It is a state-of-the-art building that showcases the use of wood in construction while utilizing leading-edge technology in the delivery of the unique distributed program. The Dr. Donald Rix Northern Health Sciences Centre was officially opened in August 2004.
Click the following thumbnails images to see the architectural drawings and building photos.
University Hospital of Northern BC
Located in Prince George, the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) is northern BC's largest state-of-the-art healthcare facility. The hospital plays a key role in clinical instruction of the Northern Medical Program, in addition to the family practice residency program.
Through its collaboration with northern communities and Northern Health, the Northern Medical Program also utilizes various regional health care facilities in rural and remote Northern communities. These include various acute care facilities, long-term care facilities, community health centres, and public health units. Students will also learn through placements with community-based physicians.
Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace and the Fort St. John Hospital are home to medical students in their third year who are pursuing Integrated Community Clerkships.