Access HPC

ARC offers tools, resources, services, and access to High Performance Computing (HPC).  

Please contact us at if you require specific tools, software packages, or infrastructure for your research.

Common HPC requirements fall into the three broad categories below:


Researchers can access a number of High Performance Computing resources through WestGrid.  

Data Storage + Sharing

WestGrid has a number of collaboration and data sharing tools which can be accessed by UBC researchers and their research teams across the globe. 


WestGrid and Compute Canada offers support for researchers wishing to visualize their data.  Visit the WestGrid QuickStart Guide to Visualization for a comprehensive list of tools and resources, as well as how to access support.