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UVic Rocketry team soars to third place

What do you get when you put a group of engineering, sciences, humanities and fine arts students in a room with rocket parts and unhatched salamander eggs? A third place finish at an international competition.

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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.

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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.

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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

Acquisition of Japanese Canadian property restores a stolen history

Family heirlooms once owned by one of the wealthiest Japanese Canadians in BC and recently acquired by the Nikkei National Museum serve as a stark reminder of a national historical injustice and will feature prominently in the UVic-led Landscapes of Injustice, culminating in a nation-wide museum exhibit in 2021.

UVic awarded $12.5 million in research funding

University of Victoria researchers working in areas of critical importance to the Canadian clean energy sector in smart technology and in big data science are among projects awarded federal funding.

UVic researchers partner on cancer treatment

UVic’s Martin Boulanger and Brad Nelson, a researcher with UVic and the BC Cancer Agency, are partnering with Vancouver-based biotech company Zymeworks Inc. on a cell engineering strategy that could take immunotherapy—the latest and most promising form of cancer treatment—to the next level.

Students gain cross-cultural skills for workplace

Understanding how to communicate effectively with coworkers from culturally diverse backgrounds is a career-building strength in today’s global workplace—one that University of Victoria students are learning in an award-winning international co-operative education (co-op) program.

El Nino devastates coral reefs in Pacific Ocean

A team of marine scientists from the University of Victoria and the Georgia Institute of Technology, including UVic biologist Julia Baum, spent nearly a month scuba diving on coral reefs in the middle of the equatorial Pacific Ocean, where they discovered the reefs have been devastated by El Niño.