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New students, gear up for the fall term!

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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Jessica Rourke

Tye Landels is one of 10 national 3M student fellows

English student Tye Landels is one of 10 student leaders across Canada receiving a 3M fellowship.

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Convocation graduates

UVic best comprehensive university in Canada: Maclean's rankings

The university consistently performs well across a range of measurements in Maclean's annual review.

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Pedalling for patrons

Kibby Evans, UVic biology and psychology grad and former Vikes rugby star, and her friend Daman Milsom are biking and camping across Canada—from Cape Spear, NFL, to Victoria—to raise awareness of the need for registered organs.


Top graduate student inspired by the pyramids

Haytham El Miligi, who received his PhD last fall, is an instructor and researcher in UVic’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. He was honoured with the Governor General’s Gold Medal at Spring Convocation in June 2012.

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Grad supports access to education

Ann Brydle, a fourth year English major, is a pivotal member of UVic’s Uni 101 program which offers free, non-credit university courses geared for those who face economic and social barriers to post‐secondary education.

Future students

Choosing UVic is all about getting the right fit. It means joining a community of leaders who are driven by their imaginations every day and are responsible for a strong legacy of achievement.

Real life learning

International students

Opportunities to work in your field, study abroad on international exchange or immerse yourself in a course at one of our field schools help prepare you for life as a responsible global citizen.