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The Sedin brothers skating by UVic researcher Carolyn Crippen

Are the Canucks redefining NHL culture?

Leadership studies expert Carolyn Crippen completes a seven-year study, tracing the roots of the Canucks' "culture of civility” from Pat Quinn and Trevor Linden to the Sedins. Photo: Jeff Vinnick.

The Ring
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Bright minds, big ideas

Join UVic thinkers, innovators and artists for a free, week-long festival of world-changing ideas.

Ideafest 2017
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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
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Guardians of the coast

Researchers—including UVic's Chris Darimont—and Indigenous communities are working together to protect BC's iconic coastal wildlife.

UVic knowlEDGE
UVic Researcher Benjamin Lyseng

The Edge is here

UVic students and researchers are driving change around the world, powered by the UVic Edge. Partner with us on solutions to the issues that matter to people, places and the planet.

Partner with us
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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
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Discover your edge

Learn by doing in an extraordinary academic environment. And make an impact on people, places and the planet. That's the UVic Edge and it's the foundation of your UVic experience.

Become a student
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International perspective, global opportunities

UVic has 3,775 international students from 118 countries. We also have exchange opportunities and partnership agreements with organizations in over 60 countries.

Connect with us

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


March 1

Meningitis immunization campaign


Social Sciences at UVic


What can you do with your degree?


Translation of Indigenous treaties


Draft sexualized violence policy

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