International Commons

International Commons
UVic international students studying at the International Commons.

The International Commons (IC), located in the McPherson Library, is a place where students can access programs and services to support their academic success at UVic.

Please direct questions about the IC to International Student Services (ISS) at 250-721-6361 or

Academic Advising

Email to pre-book an appointment or visit the IC on Monday afternoons to sign up for an appointment.

The Centre for Academic Communication

The Centre for Academic Communication (the CAC) is located next to the IC and offers support to help you develop your academic communication skills.

Please direct questions about the CAC to .

UVic Global Community

The UVic Global Community is a program area within International Student Services (ISS) that involves international, indigenous and domestic students, staff and faculty working together to celebrate diversity, advance intercultural competency and cultivate an inclusive and globally minded campus.

Through many partnerships and community connections, our programs support international students' transition, integration and academic success:

Please direct questions about the UVic Global Community to .