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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.

MyUVic Life blog
West Coast beach, copyright Amy Hartzenberg

New app for BC central coastal species

A new app developed by UVic researchers to identify over 700 species in the Great Bear Rainforest will help deepen our appreciation of the biodiversity along BC's central coast. Photo: Amy Hartzenberg.

News release

Weather watchers

A UVic geographer helps northern residents prepare for the impact of Arctic storms.

UVic knowlEDGE
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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.

Virtual tour
Aerial view of the UVic campus

Discover your edge

Take a journey through Canada's most extraordinary academic environment where dynamic learning and vital impact come together to give you an edge.

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Paul Junhyuck Kim in a lab

Passion for science and philanthropy fuels student

"Whether it's collaborating with my peers, doing lab work with leading-edge researchers or getting advice from professors, I've been surrounded by support and passion," says Paul Junhyuck Kim, UVic's newest 3M Student Fellow.

News release
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Preparing students for success

The world is interconnected and ever-evolving. Learning should be too. At UVic, every student is immersed in dynamic learning that's fuelled by research-inspired insights and personal, hands-on experiences.

Applying to UVic
Sockeye salmon copyright Andrew S. Wright

The salmon genome revealed

A new study yields huge potential for the management and conservation of salmonid fish, such as commercially valuable sockeye. Photo: Andrew S. Wright /


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.


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

UVic stories


Consultations on sexualized violence policy


PhD study on Indigenous housing


Cassels receives United Way award


On or off campus?

Student blog post


Field schools

Student blog post


Show us your UVic


New study by #UVic Sylvia Olsen for first time explains history of Indigenous housing crisis


El NiƱo devastates coral reefs in Pacific Ocean

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