Hands-on learning opportunities

India field school
Geography student Julia Bennett completed a field school in India. "I kept saying 'I can't believe I'm in class right now,' when we were hiking through a national park, talking to locals in a village or wandering through a palace," she says.

UVic offers hundreds of hands-on learning opportunities you might be interested in—whether it's a co-op work term, field school, volunteer opportunity or a really hands-on course.

There are two types of hands-on experience - academic hands-on experiences (these are connected to your area of study) and co-curricular experiences

Find academic experiences

See opportunities for your academic program, like co-op, hands-on courses, field schools, practica, study exchanges and more. 

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Try co-curricular activities

You can gain experience outside your program through research assistant positions, UVSS clubs, the Work Study Program and more.

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