Graduate Studies

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3 Minute Thesis

Registration for the 2nd annual Three Minute Thesis competition is now open. 

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Hannalore Leavitt

Interpreting the world as she sees it

Hannalore Leavitt's MFA thesis, In Plain Sight, is a blend of both her own experiences and a look at society's relationship with blind people.

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Christine Fontaine - Vanier

Leading expert

Neuroscience PhD student Christine Fontaine receives a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for her research on fetal alcohol exposure in the brain.

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Michelle (Tonkin) Parker

A Nobel-filled year

Michelle (Tonkin) Parker's final year of her PhD included joining Nobel laureates and aspiring researchers at the 2014 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on Physiology and Medicine in Germany .

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Maria Przydatek urban design for dementia

Urban Design for dementia

Maria Przydatek's master's research helped her draw up recommendations municipalities should consider when making public places more accessible for people with dementia.

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Intergenerational Theatre

Intergenerational Theatre

Theatre PhD student Matthew Gusul leads a new UVic field school to India to help seniors and rural youth overcome the effects of the 2006 tsunami.

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Graduate studies at UVic

Enter a world of scholarship and learning unlike any other. This is a place where expert community and hands-on exploration intersect with a desire to drive change.

For more than 50 years, the University of Victoria has fostered innovation at home and abroad. We continue to earn a reputation for quality that is respected around the globe. Consistently ranked one of the top research universities in Canada, UVic has a tradition of teaching excellence and is home to more than 160 graduate programs designed to take your learning to the next level.

Why choose UVic for your graduate studies?

As a graduate student at UVic, yours is a game-changing next step. This is a chance to shape your future and advance your academic, professional and career goals. Be part of an inclusive community of students, faculty and researchers who are willing to make their ideas count. Join the more than 3,000 graduate students already here; learn why you should choose UVic.


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