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The unseen injury

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

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Tonkin

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.

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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.

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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
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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.

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Preparing students for success

The world is interconnected and ever-evolving. Learning should be too. At UVic, every student is immersed in dynamic learning that's fuelled by research-inspired insights and personal, hands-on experiences.

Dynamic learning

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.

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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

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Community Report

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Donor impact story: field-based learning

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Understanding bear diet is critical to conservation

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Taking more than 4 years to graduate?

Student blog post

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Is there a ninth planet?

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Two artists, one lake, 100 years apart

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Students raise over $10,000 for communities

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Coming to campus for a tour? Check out, "How to Get the Most Out of Your Tour (from a Tour Guide)" #UVichttps://t.co/jEVoBlwAp3

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3M student talks about reaching her goals

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