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Support for high school students

Moving in

Students coming directly from high school are guaranteed a spot in residence. See housing section below for details.

In high school?

Get to know us -- come for a visit, attend a webinar, or take part in one of UVic's programs for prospective students. Be sure to become a UVic Facebook fan for news, videos, photos and more. You can also sign up for the UVic mailing list to receive important information.

Attend a webinar

Learn more about engineering and computer science in our live, interactive presentation. In this monthly webinar our recruitment officer talks about what engineers and computer scientists do, describe our programs, and explain how to apply.

You'll be able to see the online presentation and hear the recruitment officer talking. You'll have a chance to ask questions by typing them in and have them answered in real time. For more information, or to reserve your spot in the next webinar, email succeed@engr.uvic.ca.

Click here to enter the presentation.

Middle and high school tours

Students in grades 10-12, counsellors, teachers, and parents are invited to join us for a guided tour during reading break in November and February. You'll tour our facilities, see presentations of our exciting research projects and participate in interactive demonstrations. We'll even give you a pizza lunch! Contact your school counsellor for more information.

Early reporting

Tell us about your Grade 11 and 12 marks and you could get an early offer of admission and automatic scholarships! For more details visit the UVic Admissions site.

Housing

Students coming to UVic directly from high school are guaranteed a spot in residence. Get details on the UVic site's housing and dining pages. To get your guaranteed spot, you need complete the following before April 30th of your last year in high school:

  1. Apply to UVic.
  2. Receive an offer of admission.
  3. Accept our offer by paying the $200 acceptance deposit.
  4. Apply to Housing.
  5. Pay the $25 housing application fee.

Get more admissions information

Email LeAnne Golinsky at engradav@uvic.ca for engineering admissions information.
Email Jane Guy at jguy@csc.uvic.ca for computer science admissions information.

Admission requirements

Computer Science

Engineering

Grade 11

English
Math
Social Studies
An approved science*

English
Math
Social Studies
Physics
Chemistry
Grade 12 English
Math
An approved science*
Another approved academic course*
English
Math**
Physics
Another approved academic course***

* For a complete list of approved science and approved academic courses, see the UVic Admissions site.
** We require a minimum of 73% in this course
*** We recommend Grade 12 Chemistry for this course

Your admission average is calculated based only on the listed Grade 12 courses.

Admission cut-offs in recent years have been 70%-80%. For more details, including admission requirements for applicants from other provinces and countries, see the UVic admissions site.

Deadlines

February 28 - Early application deadline for high school students
March 31 - Entrance scholarship deadline
April 30 - Final deadline for BEng and BSEng applicants
May 15 - Final deadline for BSc Computer Science applicants

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