University of Victoria

Students studying medieval manuscripts in the library

Learn by doing

The world is interconnected and ever-evolving. Learning should be too. That's why our undergraduate students are immersed in hands-on learning opportunities.

Undergraduate studies
Graduate students working in a psychology research lab

Research that matters

Join the more than 3,000 graduate students studying at our extraordinary academic environment and make an impact on issues that matter to people, places and the planet.

Graduate studies
Some of the student bloggers

A blog for students, by students

Life for a university student isn’t just essays, exams and ramen noodles. Follow the daily lives of 23 undergraduate students, one blog post at a time.

MyUVic Life blog
Paul Walde swimming in Canoe Lake

Visual art professor swims into past, creates future

On the 100th anniversary of Tom Thomson's death, Paul Walde dove into Canoe Lake accompanied by synchronized swimmers and a brass band to complete the first stage of an innovative new art project.

The Ring
Student in the UVic library

A world of learning awaits you

Whether it's welcoming and supporting international students or creating opportunities to learn in other countries, UVic is connected to the world.

International experiences
A young student and teacher in CORE's learning space

Gifts make a difference on campus and beyond

Read the compelling history of the CORE program and more stories like this in our report to donors.

Donor Impact Report 2017
Aerial photo of the UVic campus

Visit UVic from anywhere in the world, virtually

Experience UVic's extraordinary academic environment from your desktop or mobile device. Follow UVic student tour guides as they walk you through the places they live and learn, and see why UVic's the right fit for you.

Virtual tour
Christie in a lab

The unseen injury

UVic research shows that public awareness is essential to protect young athletes from the dangers of concussion.

UVic knowlEDGE

Dynamic, hands-on learning; research that makes a vital impact; and discovery and innovation in Canada's most extraordinary academic environment provide an Edge that can't be found anywhere else.

Learn more about the UVic Edge. Become a student. Partner with us.


Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning creates a natural advantage for our students.

Dynamic learning

Vital impact

Vital impact

We tackle essential issues that matter—to people, places and the planet.

Vital impact

Extraordinary environment

Extraordinary environment

Our environment inspires us to defy boundaries and innovate in exciting ways.

Extraordinary environment

UVic stories


Stone Age classroom


European field school delves into global issues


Donor impact: Centre for Outreach Education


Protein modelling brings hope for dementia treatment


UVic’s Rocketry Team

Student blog post by Kali Salmas


Scuba divers count fish for science


Our thanks to @perrybellegarde & #AFN for their support of UVic’s proposed Indigenous Law Program #AFNAGA2017


The best things about living in residence

Student blog post by Moira


UVic like you've never seen it before!

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