University of Victoria

Screencap of the virtual tour showing a student tour guide in front of the library

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.

Read more
Milwright with Syrian artifacts

Protecting and learning from Middle Eastern antiquities

UVic professor hopes his focus on Islamic art and architecture here on campus will offer some positive dimensions to our understanding of current events in the region.

Read more
United Way volunteers celebrating

UVic's United Way Campaign 2015

This year's United Way campaign kicked off on Oct. 1. Please come out to support our upcoming campus events, and learn how your donations can make a difference.

Read more
Hofer at his computer

Grow old along with me...

Detecting the earliest signs of dementia is the first step in finding ways to slow it down.

Read more
UVic Votes website screencapture

UVSS aims to get students voting

The UVic Votes campaign aims to get more students voting in the upcoming federal election. Elections Canada will open a satellite office in the SUB from Oct. 5-8, and UVSS members will be fanning out across campus to walk students through the voting process.

Read more
Centre director Afzal Suleman

New study warns of double whammy of weather along BC coast

A new study co-authored by UVic's Ian Walker points to possibilities of severe flooding and erosion with El Nino and La Nina weather systems. (Photo: Walker on Calvert Island. Credit: D. Shugar, 2014, Hakai Institute)

Read more

New facility enhances health care learning

A new hands-on teaching and training facility inside Royal Jubilee Hospital will help nurses, doctors, midwives and other health care learners gain crucial clinical skills treating simulated "humans"—lifelike, programmable mannequins that breathe, talk, cough and respond to bedside care.

Read more
Nancy Turner

UVic ethnobotanist earns national fellowship

UVic ethnobotanist and Hakai Research Chair in Ethnoecology Nancy Turner is the fourth UVic professor to be honoured with this prestigious national fellowship. As a 2015 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellow, she is recognized for her research on the crucial role plants play in Indigenous cultures and languages.

Read more

A globally recognized research-intensive university, UVic offers innovative programs for more than 20,000 students. Our dynamic hands-on approach to learning—in Canada's most extraordinary environment for discovery and innovation—gives students the UVic Edge.


The UVic Edge

Dynamic learning, vital impact and an extraordinary academic environment are the foundation of The UVic Edge. Learn more at

Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning creates a natural advantage for our students.

Vital impact

Vital impact

Vital impact drives our sense of purpose.

Extraordinary environment

Extraordinary environment

Our extraordinary academic environment inspires us to defy boundaries and innovate in exciting ways.

Follow us

Great BC ShakeOut

Watch Thunder prepare his earthquake kit and help students during a quake. On Oct. 15 at 10:15 a.m. prepare to drop, cover and hold on for the Great BC ShakeOut!

View more videos on the UVic YouTube channel or recommend additional videos to .

View all UVic social media.

University of Victoria

19 hours ago

The preliminary exam timetable is now online. A reminder to not make travel plans until the final one is posted!

Exam timetables - University of Victoria
Exam timetables list the location and time for each course during the exam period. Each term has its own exam timetable that is generated about two months before the exam period - this is where you can check the exam times for your course!
35 Likes - 2 Comments

University of Victoria

21 hours ago

Vote, vote, vote!

University of Victoria students go to the polls
Students at UVic have been getting an early chance to vote in the upcoming federal election  Many waited patiently Thursday to take advantage of the final opportunity to cast their ballots at a spe…
135 Likes - 3 Comments

See more of on Facebook

University of Victoria

A quiet, foggy morning on campus.
Some UVic scuba club members testing out their dry suit skills! 
Photo: @uvicscuba #uvicpix
Photo from @UVicSailing flotilla practice. #uvicpix

See more of @universityofvictoria on Instagram

My UVic Life

My UVic Life follows the daily lives of 18 undergrad students, one blog post at a time. Follow their photos, videos and narratives, ask questions and share their moments.

Visit UVic's Online Academic Community WordPress platform to see more blogs or to start your own.