University of Northern British Columbia
The University of Northern British Columbia has its main campus in Prince George, British Columbia. It is a small, chiefly undergraduate university that also has regional campuses in the northern British Columbia cities of Prince Rupert, Terrace, Fort St. John and Quesnel. 4177 students were registered in this university in the 2007-2008 academic year. This university got the trademark for "Canada's Green University" in the year 2007. The Over the Edge is the university press which is a member of the Canadian University Press. Due to its northern latitude, this university is a member of the University of the Arctic. Education in Canada is preferred by most of the overseas students and so is this university.
The campus is situated in Cranbrook Hill is extensively well-known for its innovative architecture. The separate buildings are grouped by an agora that is below the ground level, partially. The buildings of this university are designed to symbolize the northern landscape. The "Winter Garden" area includes a flowing blue staircase below a ceiling of wooden lattices, portraying the west coast rain forests. The cafeteria consists of a lighthouse design that represents the rugged coastline of the north. There are also other formations like the triangular glass peaks that portray mountains and act as sky-lights for the Bookstore of this university.