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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.

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Actors in Wild Honey

Wild Honey, Feb. 11–20

Anton Chekhov’s first play, reimagined by Michael Frayn, is a comedy full of sensational love triangles. On Feb. 11–20 at UVic's Phoenix Theatre. Photo: David Lowes.

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Welcome to UVic

New to UVic? Whether you grew up down the street, are transferring from another school or are new to Victoria, you're in for a warm welcome from the whole UVic community when you get here.

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What courses should I take?

Every undergraduate program has specific requirements that must be fulfilled before you graduate. Our program planning worksheets will show you what courses you need to take for your degree.

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Graduate with a great resume

Les Ketchell (earth and ocean sciences) spent a summer co-op work term as a field assistant with First Point Minerals in the Dease Lake region of Northern BC.

Co-operative education

As a student, it's all about having the right information at the right time. You need to know how to get information when you need it—whether it’s tips on how to study, important dates or access to your student records. And it's not all about the classroom—making time for other activities on campus, such as fitness and clubs, is just as important.

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News and events

Social app for iPad helps children on the autism spectrum

The newly released Let’s Face It 2.0, a scrapbook app developed by the University of Victoria’s Centre for Autism Research Technology Education and now available free on iTunes, is a powerful educational tool for learning faces and recognizing emotions of the important people in the lives of children on the autism spectrum.

New research chairs share a passion for improving our lives

Finding better ways to detect and treat cancer, understanding how to navigate global economies, expanding our knowledge of modern South Asia, helping us make sense of complex datasets, and improving the success of addictions treatment—these are the goals of the University of Victoria’s five newest Canada Research Chairs.

Celebrating 10 years of pioneering ocean science

Canadian ocean research hub Ocean Networks Canada at UVic celebrates 10 years of pioneering science, embarking on its second decade with a renewed mission to enhance life on Earth by providing knowledge and leadership that delivers solutions for science, society and industry.

Co-op reaches 75,000 placement milestone

Dynamic, hands-on learning opportunities are a pillar of the UVic student experience. Forty years after launching one of Canada’s largest co-operative education programs, UVic has reached the milestone of 75,000 co-op placements

Experts in Indigenous language revitalization

Edward John, grand chief of the Tl'azt'en Nation of BC, rang a warning bell for the UN on Jan. 21 about the alarming rates of Indigenous language loss in Canada and the urgent need to revive and revitalize Indigenous languages even as the world focuses on safeguarding cultural heritage sites. UVic researchers continue to study and champion efforts to revitalize Indigenous languages.