Canada’s best comprehensive university at preparing students for the workplace

Biochemistry co-op student Yunkun Li gains real-world experience at the Agassiz Research and Development Centre of Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, working with renowned research scientist Dr. Aimé Messiga. Together, they create soil and nutrient improvements leading to better crop yields, more sustainable practices and environmental protection.

Graduates from the University of Victoria are among the world’s most employable, according to a prestigious international ranking by Times Higher Education.

UVic at a glance

Top 300
in the world in 9 subject areas
Home to the world's 1st 
Indigenous law degree
in North America for published research based on international collaborations
of our co-op students get job offers by the time they graduate
Top 150
in the world for earth and ocean sciences
In the top 1% of universities in the world for scientific impact