Learn in the field

Learn in the field

Get out of the classroom and into the world with Geography field school courses, providing exciting experiential learning opportunities for UVic students.

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Weather Watchers

Weather Watchers

UVic geographer David Atkinson helps northern residents prepare for the impact of Arctic storms. "I look for the link between weather events and people and then provide solutions that help them conduct their way of life."

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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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Understanding People and the Environment

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. Our graduates work with new and complex challenges as they emerge, in the environment, the community, and in the world around us. Learn more about Geography

Hands On Learning

Get out of the classroom and into the world with Geography field school courses, providing exciting experiential learning opportunities for UVic students.