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Gracia Seal singing with two high school students

Singing to fight the stigma of dementia

UVic researchers are investigating how participation in an intergenerational community choir might impact quality of life for persons with dementia and reduce the stigma surrounding memory loss.

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Cara Samuel sitting at an outdoor table on the UVic campus turning a textbook page and looking at the camera

Three UVic students awarded national fellowships

Just 10 national 3M Student Fellowships are awarded annually. Congratulations to our three recipients, recognized for their outstanding leadership.

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A blog for students, by students

Life for a university student isn’t just essays, exams and ramen noodles. Follow the daily lives of 23 undergraduate students, one blog post at a time.

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Visit UVic from anywhere in the world, virtually

Experience UVic's extraordinary academic environment from your desktop or mobile device. Follow UVic student tour guides as they walk you through the places they live and learn, and see why UVic's the right fit for you.

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Students walking into the UVic auditorium in convocation regalia

Congratulations, grads!

During Spring Convocation, ceremonies were held to confer 3,776 degrees, diplomas and certificates.

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Devesh Bharadwaj on a West Coast beach in front of a waterfall

Explore your world

Undergraduate student Devesh Bharadwaj came to UVic from India to research how to mix saltwater and freshwater to harness renewable energy. Find out how you too can become a UVic student and make an impact.

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Students studying medieval manuscripts in the library

Learn by doing

Our undergraduate students are immersed in hands-on learning. Like Nick Birch and Tyler Rhodes who, through an entrepreneurial co-op work term, formed their own company to build a tree-planting robot.

Undergraduate studies
Chris Darimont in Mystic Vale holding a fern

New Raincoast research chair

UVic's Chris Darimont has been named Raincoast Research Chair in Applied Conservation Science. The role supports research, teaching and outreach programs in community-driven applied conservation science.

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Dynamic, hands-on learning; research that makes a vital impact; and discovery and innovation in Canada's most extraordinary academic environment provide an Edge that can't be found anywhere else.

Learn more about the UVic Edge. Become a student. Partner with us.

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Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning creates a natural advantage for our students.

Dynamic learning

Vital impact

Vital impact

We tackle essential issues that matter—to people, places and the planet.

Vital impact

Extraordinary environment

Extraordinary environment

Our environment inspires us to defy boundaries and innovate in exciting ways.

Extraordinary environment

Territory acknowledgement

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UVic acknowledges with respect…

We acknowledge with respect the Lkwungen-speaking peoples on whose traditional territory the University of Victoria stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

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New Audain professor examines art as act of reconciliation

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Student housing tour

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Community Report 2018

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Effects of cannabis use on youth

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Brain research sheds light on a mystery

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UVic like you've never seen it before!

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