UVic economics student Xinbei Zhou in Thailand

Beyond Borders student fund

Thanks to a fund launched by President Jamie Cassels, UVic economics student Xinbei Zhou visited Thailand in 2016 for a co-op term and also volunteered at local schools. Find out more about this fund and a trio of student stories.

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Two students in the International Commons

Inbound students

Resources to help international students come to UVic and adjust to life in Canada.

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UVic student Michael Traverse at the Perestroika wall in Berlin during his exchange placement.

Outbound students

Opportunities for current UVic students to study and work outside of Canada.

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Hannah Mohun with children. Hannah spent a co-op term working as a teacher at Future Leaders Underprivileged Children's Centre, a not-for profit organization in Accra, Ghana.

UVic faculty & staff

Assistance for UVic faculty and staff planning field schools, institutional partnerships and other international activities.

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UVic geography student Lauren Law earned university credits studying abroad in India during a field school. Photo: Phil Dearden.

Researchers visiting UVic

Advice for international researchers interested in conducting research at UVic.

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Mishkin with an eagle in Mongolia

Grad sets her sights on social entrepreneurship

Ariel Mishkin, BCom '16, was attracted to the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business for its commitment to international learning. Her degree took her to Mongolia, Poland, and India. 

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Close to home and around the globe

Whether it's welcoming and supporting international students or creating opportunities to learn and teach in other countries, the University of Victoria is connected to the world.

Student services

International Student Services offers programming and support for new and current UVic students.

International research

See how UVic researchers are changing the world.

  • Discover our research interests, strengths and capabilities
  • Learn about our research centres
  • Meet our researchers
  • Find out how to form a research partnership with UVic