Become a graduate student

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Research that matters

Join the more than 3,000 graduate students studying at our extraordinary academic environment and make an impact on issues that matter to people, places and the planet. (Photo: Scott Stevenson)

Become a UVic grad student
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Research your future

Learn about the research taking place at UVic and how you can make a vital impact on your community and the world.

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Budgeting your education

We want your academic work to challenge you, not your finances. Fortunately, graduate students at UVic benefit from modest tuition fees and a range of funding supports.

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Visit UVic from anywhere in the world, virtually

Experience UVic's extraordinary academic environment from your desktop or mobile device. Follow UVic student tour guides as they walk you through the places they live and learn, and see why UVic's the right fit for you.

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Discover your edge

Take a journey through Canada's most extraordinary academic environment where dynamic learning and vital impact come together to give you an edge.

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Graduate students

Are you an undergraduate student interested in taking the next step in your academic journey? A 9-to-5 business person ready to expand your career opportunities and professional network? Maybe you're a researcher with an idea that will change the world, or a health care professional looking to broaden your skill set. Regardless of where you come from or what you want to do, there's a place for you at UVic.

Shape your future and advance your academic, professional and career goals with a graduate degree from UVic. You'll be part of an inclusive and inspiring community of students, faculty and researchers who love what they do and want to make their ideas count.

With over 160 graduate programs and a tradition of teaching excellence, UVic has built a reputation for quality and innovation that's respected around the globe. We're just waiting for you to become part of it.

Visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies for more information.

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