Student from Nigeria focuses on applied theatre

Taiwo O. Afolabi, a UVic international PhD student from Nigeria, had travelled extensively beyond Africa before deciding to pursue his graduate studies in applied theatre with UVic theatre prof Warwick Dobson.

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QE Scholars Trilby Buck and Vane Makori in Ghana

UVic students on the coast of Africa

Queen Elizabeth Scholars like Vane Makori (second from left) and Trilby Buck (centre) create impacts across the Commonwealth through exciting international co-op work terms.

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Two students by the First Peoples House on the UVic campus

Unique international Indigenous co-op exchange

UVic Indigenous students Jackson McDermott and Tami Schiefelbein connected with Indigenous communities in Australia as part of a unique co-op exchange.

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Co-op student on a mountain

A world of learning awaits you

If you yearn for travel, add an international experience to your degree. The hardest part will be deciding where to go.

International opportunities
Jamaicans for Justice annual art auction exhibition

Incoming scholar from Jamaica

Graduate student Jeanique Tucker continues her research—as a new Crossing Borders Incoming Scholar at UVic—on institutional violence. Image: "Jamaicans for Justice" annual art auction exhibition.

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Students dancing in the Continuing Studies Building

Panamanian teachers become students in Canada

As a host university for the prestigious Panama Bilingüe program, UVic is turning its commitment to fostering intercultural connection into action by welcoming visiting educators, shown here during a special cultural presentation.

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Student overseas by a waterfall

Beyond Borders student fund

Thanks to a fund launched by President Jamie Cassels, a trio of students have immersed themselves in work, cultural and life experiences in China and Malaysia, Japan and the Philippines.

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Two students in the International Commons

Welcoming you to the West Coast of Canada

Over 3000 international students from more than 100 countries choose UVic each year. We help international students prepare for life at UVic and in Canada.

Inbound students

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