Opportunity begins at the Edge

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

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.

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
comprehensive university in Canada for preparing career-ready students
In the top 1% of universities in the world for scientific impact