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UVic Formula Hybrid team

Formula for success

UVic's Formula Hybrid team comes home with the top prize in an international competition of 35 student-run university teams. One member of the team reports on the trackside excitement and the creative spirit that energizes the team.

My UVic Life blog
Screenshot of the virtual tour

Visit UVic from anywhere in the world, virtually

Experience UVic's extraordinary academic environment from your desktop or mobile device. Follow UVic student tour guides as they walk you through the places they live and learn, and see why UVic's the right fit for you.

Virtual tour
2016 Craigdarroch Research Awards

2016 Craigdarroch Research Awards

Chemical oceanographer Jay Cullen, the recipient of one of five 2016 Craigdarroch Research Awards, is helping to demystify the science behind radiation risk on the BC coast.

Craigdarroch Awards
Some of the student bloggers

A blog for students, by students

Life for a university student isn’t just essays, exams and ramen noodles. Follow the daily lives of 23 undergraduate students, one blog post at a time.

MyUVic Life blog
Tree Ring Lab at UVic

Tree ring data points to worst drought in centuries

New research by Bethany Coulthard of UVic’s Tree Ring Laboratory shows that in the coming decades BC is very likely to be hit by the worst drought it's seen in 350 years.

Tree Ring Lab at UVic
Aerial view of the UVic campus

Discover your edge

Take a journey through Canada's most extraordinary academic environment where dynamic learning and vital impact come together to give you an edge.

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Weather watchers

A UVic geographer helps northern residents prepare for the impact of Arctic storms.

UVic knowlEDGE
Studying billboard

Preparing students for success

The world is interconnected and ever-evolving. Learning should be too. At UVic, every student is immersed in dynamic learning that's fuelled by research-inspired insights and personal, hands-on experiences.

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Dynamic, hands-on learning; research that makes a vital impact; and discovery and innovation in Canada's most extraordinary academic environment provide an Edge that can't be found anywhere else.

Learn more about the UVic Edge.


Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning creates a natural advantage for our students.

Dynamic learning

Vital impact

Vital impact

We tackle essential issues that matter—to people, places and the planet.

Vital impact

Extraordinary environment

Extraordinary environment

Our environment inspires us to defy boundaries and innovate in exciting ways.

Extraordinary environment

UVic stories


UVic Concrete Canoe team competes

Blog post by Jacob & Leigh


UVic student a 2016 National Geographic Emerging Explorer


#UVic @Ocean_Networks host talk w/ Dr. Scott Doney on climate change & the impacts on #Arctic coastal communities


Entrepreneur Centre relaunches with community partner


UVic's ONC heads out to sea

New program answers call to empower Indigenous learners


Show us your UVic


The Bizarre Link Between the Fort McMurray Fire and a 'Warm Blob' in the Pacific. via @VICE @Ocean_Networks

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