University of Victoria

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

Impassioned advocate comes home to UVic

PhD philosophy student Ryan Tonkin, now a Vanier Scholar, has always considered UVic his second home—especially when he didn't have one. He could have pursued his doctorate anywhere in the world and he chose UVic.

The Ring
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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
Digital Scholarship Commons

Tap into your inner creativity in the 3D world

There's only one university makerspace in BC to offer free 3D printing and design workshops to all students, faculty and staff—and it's right here at UVic.

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
Khan in a lab

National award fuels student's drive to be a doctor

Sarah Khan has a distinctive definition of the word "leadership," the quality for which she was recently awarded a prestigious 3M National Student Fellowship.

The Ring
Underwater student

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. (Photo: Scott Stevenson)

Become a UVic grad 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


Donor impact story: field-based learning


Is there a ninth planet?


Two artists, one lake, 100 years apart


Students raise over $10,000 for communities


3M student talks about reaching her goals


Ian Stewart: A UVic friend and benefactor remembered


Vikes Nation Colour Run

Student blog post—with video!


RT @uvicnews: #UVic study on role of blue light in improving brain circuits damaged by #stroke lands coveted @NatureComms spot. https://t.c


UVic like you've never seen it before!

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