The future begins at the Edge

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

UVic is home to one of Canada’s largest concentrations of ocean and climate researchers. Dr. Madeleine McPherson champions decarbonization solutions as the principal investigator of the Sustainable Energy Systems Integration and Transitions Group. Research by McPherson and her team will change the future of integrated energy systems, ensuring a cleaner Canada for tomorrow.

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