Change begins at the Edge

Vital research and extraordinary students and alumni give us our Edge.

UVic is committed to conservation and resilient coastal communities. Chris Darimont’s Applied Conservation Science Lab fuses evidence from local Indigenous knowledge and ecology to support decisions by Indigenous governments about important land and ocean resources. The research team’s passion for wildlife, places and communities contributes to meaningful change on BC’s coast and beyond.

UVic at a glance

Top 300
in the world in 10 subject areas
Home to the world's 1st 
Indigenous law degree
in North America for published research based on international collaborations
of 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