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Students and tour guides at orientation

September orientation programs

Hey, new students! Our orientation programs will help you transition into this new chapter of your life and adjust to your new surroundings at UVic.

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
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
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

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


Solar eclipse at UVic


CFI leadership grants strengthen UVic research


Donor impact story: fisheries research


Celebrating Sweet Water Day in India

Student blog post


Humanities at UVic


How I survived first year

Student blog post by Calum


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