Graduate Studies

New student orientation

Orientation

Orientation activities on Friday, August 29 assist new graduate students transitioning to UVic.  Engage in the communal experience and allow us to extend a warm and informative welcome!

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 Ana Zehtabi-Oskuie

New Discoveries

Engineering graduate Ana Zehtabi-Oskuie receives the Lieutenant Governor's Silver Medal for her MSc thesis on optical trapping.

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 Aaron Mills - Trudeau Scholar

Leading Scholar

Aaron Mills, PhD student in Law is announced as UVic most recent recipient of the prestigious Trudeau Scholarship.

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Solar Energy

Geography graduate student Chris Krasowski is working on a solar map to identify rooftops in Victoria best suited for solar equipment.

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MFA Exhibit

Creativity

Six graduating Visual Arts graduate students engage the public in research creation at the recent MFA exhibit, In Your Eyes.

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UVic's first 3 Minute Thesis winner is announced

Jessica Rourke, PhD student in psychology, declared the winner of UVic's first Three Minute Thesis competition for her compelling presentation about self-forgiveness.  Second place and People's Choice Award went to physics and astronomy PhD student Samantha Harder.

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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.


Professional development
Three Minute Thesis (3MT)
Graduate Students' Society

Program information