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C3 ship in the Arctic. Photo credit: Mike Sudoma, Students on Ice Foundation

Broadcast of Nunavut live dive a Canadian first

Two UVic alumni are headed for Cambridge Bay, Nunavut for a live dive in Arctic waters that will be broadcast simultaneously across the country as part of the Canada C3 expedition.

UVic news
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
Anthony Pluta with a young baseball player

Baseball brains

Anthony Pluta, a pro-ball-player-turned-grad-student, researched whether brainwaves could predict baseball performance.

The Ring
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
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
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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
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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
UVic student on a co-op work term

Gain work experience through co-op

Co-op allows you to alternate terms in class with co-op work terms in jobs related to your field of study—so you can gain paid, relevant work experience during your degree. Are you in?

UVic co-op

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


Donor impact story: fisheries research


A Love Letter to England

Student blog post by Sarah


Queenswood renovations update


Humanities at UVic


European field school delves into global issues


Two @UVic_Alumni are headed for Cambridge Bay for a live dive in Arctic waters. @canada_c3 @univcan #canada150


UVic like you've never seen it before!


Taking more than 4 years to graduate?

Student blog post


How I survived first year

Student blog post by Calum

Where to next?