Current students

Municipal Election vote

Cast your municipal ballot at the SUB on Nov. 6

Voting in this year's municipal election just got a bit easier. Thanks to a multi-year campaign by the UVic Students’ Society, advance polls for Saanich, Oak Bay and Victoria are coming to the UVic SUB.

Read more
Students talking

UVic launches Mental Health Initiative

Working collaboratively with students, faculty and staff, UVic has developed its Student Mental Health Initiative to support and care for the mental health and wellbeing of students facing the challenges and stress of university life.

Read more
Signpost in front of a bicycle path

Pathways to Success: Career development workshops for grad students

What lies beyond graduate school for you? Explore future career paths at these free sessions offered from October 2014 through April 2015. Learn how to transition from grad school to a career, discover current labour market info for academic and non-academic careers, and hear from panels and speakers! Register now.

Read more
Book Sale

United to Change with the 2014 UVic United Way campaign

Show your support at these upcoming events: UVic Libraries Book Sale, Nov. 18-20 in the SUB, Winter Artisans Market, Nov. 25 and 26 in University Centre, and That Chemistry Show, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Bob Wright Centre.

Read more
Inside a school in India

India field school stages innovative approach to intergenerational theatre

A group of UVic theatre students led by PhD candidate Matthew Gusul departs Sept. 29 for southeast India to help launch the country’s first intergenerational theatre company, in support of local seniors and rural youth. Above: Gusul (centre) during a field trip to the region last year.

Read more
Mystic Market interior

New campus food facility opens Sept. 20

Mystic Market features eight food kiosks and a general store, and it's the first zero-waste facility on campus. For streamlined service, the new University Centre food facility will be accepting ONECard and cash only.

Read more

Student success


Search student resources


News and events

UVic #2 in 2015 Maclean's rankings

Once again, the University of Victoria has been ranked among the top Canadian comprehensive universities by Maclean's magazine. This is the eighth consecutive year that UVic has been ranked either first or second in this category. In a strong showing across the board, UVic racked up top-three finishes in eight of the 12 key performance indicators used by Maclean's for its 2015 rankings.

Trilogy of climate change courses now available

Pacific Institute for Climate Solution launches a new animated and interactive course in its popular PICS Climate Insights 101 educational series, which tackles climate change causes, mitigation, and as of today, adaptation.

Without global policy, BC LNG won't help climate

British Columbia’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) strategy won’t help the problem of global climate change in the absence of stronger policies internationally that limit carbon pollution, new research shows.

Study shows degrees good investment

A B.C. university degree is a proven path to employment and a good investment in the future says a new report released today by B.C.’s six research universities, which tracks the outcomes of the graduating class of 2008.