Geography

Class discussion via flotilla

Class discussion via flotilla

Geog 453 Hakai Field School - uniting science and indigenous knowledge concerning natural resource management.

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Learn in the field

Learn in the field

Geography 477 students at Balu Pass during an undergraduate field camp in Glacier National Park, BC. To learn more about our undergraduate field courses, follow the link. 

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Cascadia sustainability field school

Cascadia sustainability field school

Kelsey Hibbert delights in urban agriculture during Cascadia Field School - Oakland, California. 

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New experiences

New experiences

Members of the GEOG 453: Consilience field course paddle their way up a river within an ancient temperate rainforest valley. Heiltsuk/Wuikinuxv Territories, coastal BC. 

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Undergraduate student research

Undergraduate student research

Coastal field school students are sitting on a bank of Kutcous Creek on Flores Island, taking notes and preparing to design coastal geomorphology research projects of their own.

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Study species in their natural environments

Study species in their natural environments

One of the many species our faculty members research - A humpback whale fluke, showing as it dives to feed on krill. In the background, there are several sooty shearwaters taking off. 

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IMPORTANT - January 15, 2015, deadline for submission of graduate program application

Students may be admitted into the the Department of Geography graduate program at three entry points: September, January, and May. Please note, however, that the deadline for submission of an application to be considered for entry fellowship funding is January 15, 2015. To apply go to UVic’s Graduate Studies website to use the online step-by-step application process:
http://www.uvic.ca/graduatestudies/admissions/admissions/apply/index.php

Where will UVic Geography take you?

Geography is an integrative, environmental discipline with one foot in the physical sciences and the other in the social sciences, while also drawing on relevant material from the humanities. There is a balance of social science and physical geography within the department. A basic aim is to offer a balanced program within the discipline, as well as several areas of specialization.

As well as providing an understanding of how human beings interact with each other and their environment, both natural and built, a degree in Geography can lead to a multiplicity of career opportunities depending on the focus of the courses chosen, such as:

Geography graduates find themselves well equipped with broad backgrounds and deeper understanding. Our graduates work with new and complex challenges as they emerge, in the environment, the community, and in the world around us.

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Undergraduate

Students

We offer the following undergraduate programs:

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Graduate

Brain

Learn about our graduate programs: