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Autism researcher Jim Tanaka works with some students
Autism researcher Jim Tanaka works with some students

What makes UVic unique

The University of Victoria is more than a top research university in a spectacular West Coast location. We’re a university of achievement, a university of curiosity, a university of integrated learning, and so much more.

UVic is ranked #11 globally and first in Canada among universities less than 50 years old by Times Higher Education (THE). It also ranks in THE's elite global list of the top 200 universities, which includes approximately one per cent of the world's best institutions.

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