University of Victoria

Student volunteers

Making a difference in our community

On Oct. 1, UVic students and alumni will head off campus to volunteer with non-profit organizations throughout Victoria and Vancouver Island. Project Serve Day plays a vital role in encouraging students to become more involved in our community.

Project Serve Day
UVic graduate student Mike Irvine in SCUBA gear. Photo: UVic Photo Services.

The Edge is here

UVic students and researchers are driving change around the world, powered by the UVic Edge. Partner with us on solutions to the issues that matter to people, places and the planet.

Partner with us

BC sculptor's donation benefits art history

A major gift from BC sculptor Jeffrey Rubinoff will allow UVic doctoral students opportunities to study the richness of the history of modern and contemporary art and why it matters to Canadians and the world. Photo: Michelle Tarnopolsky.

Fine Arts donation
UVic student on a co-op work term

Gain work experience through co-op

Co-op allows you to alternate terms in class with co-op work terms in jobs related to your field of study—so you can gain paid, relevant work experience during your degree. Are you in?

UVic co-op
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.

Watch the video
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
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
UVic students at orientation

Welcome, new and returning students!

Whether you're coming from down the street or across the globe, we're thrilled you've chosen UVic. Vikes Days of Thunder Basketball Game is Sept. 29, followed by even more orientation events and programs.

Visit UVic Orientation

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. Become a student. Partner with us.


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


Sexualized violence review delivers interim report

Sept. 28

We Begin By Listening


UVic students say "thanks"


United Way kicks off Sept. 28


Canada's most trusted brands


Add uvic.snaps on Snapchat!


Honorary degree recipients

Fall convocation 2016


A thank you costs nothing but is worth so much. Join us Oct 5 & 6 to say yours.

Where to next?