A university of civic engagement

Student Heidi Pelman (left) with Cool-Aid Society outreach worker Larry Stevens (right)
Student Heidi Pelman (left) at the School of Social Work's downtown learning centre, with Cool-Aid Society outreach worker Larry Stevens (right). The centre brings UVic students and faculty into direct connection with the needs and expertise of the community support agency.

Locally relevant, internationally significant

The University of Victoria is proud to partner with our community beyond the campus to make our region and our world a better place to live.

We thrive on our close partnerships with organizations and businesses across Vancouver Island and around the world.

Through research initiatives that involve communities and address their priorities, we're helping our region thrive and establishing national leadership in community-relevant research.

Learn more about our community involvement.