Become a UVic student

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Learn in an extraordinary environment

Discover a unique and welcoming academic setting that extends beyond the borders of campus, across BC, and around the world. At UVic, you're always on the edge of discovery.

Extraordinary environment
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Fuel your success with dynamic learning

Don't just learn: get real-world experience as you learn. It gives you an edge by accelerating your personal and academic growth, and prepares you for career success.

Dynamic learning
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Make a vital impact your way

Being at UVic means belonging to a community of minds committed to tackling real-world issues. What will your vital impact be?

Vital impact
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Start building your career here

Co-op allows you to alternate terms in class with co-op work terms in jobs related to your field of study—so you can gain paid, relevant work experience during your degree.

Co-operative education
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Discover your edge

Learn by doing in an extraordinary academic environment. And make an impact on people, places and the planet. That's the UVic Edge and it's the foundation of your UVic experience.

The UVic Edge

The Edge is here

This is where the next chapter in your story unfolds. In an extraordinary environment that inspires you to new ways of thinking. Here, you don't just learn; you learn by doing—and discover how quickly it accelerates your personal growth and academic success. And here you'll find opportunities to make a vital impact through your research or community involvement—or both. This combination of environment, dynamic learning and vital impact gives you an advantage you'll find only at the University of Victoria. That's the UVic Edge, and we can't wait to welcome you here.

See more videos from the The Edge is here playlist on YouTube.

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