The Edge is here

Graduate student Mike Irvine defended his research while underwater
Integral to the restoration of Indigenous law to its place alongside Canadian common law, Dr. John Borrows, Killam award-winner and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law, honours living legal traditions by bringing the past into the present. Drawing upon natural law, he's inspired by his spectacular community, Neyaashiinigmiing (Cape Croker on the Bruce Peninsula, Ontario).

The UVic Edge is where dynamic learning and vital impact meet, in Canada's most extraordinary environment for discovery and innovation. Together, these elements nurture creative activity and ground us in the urgency of sustainability and healthy societies; shape our world view with Indigenous and international perspectives; and fuel our commitment to economic well-being, technological advances and social justice.

Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning

Hands-on experiences integrated with research-inspired teaching accelerates personal growth and career success.

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Vital impact

Vital impact

As an internationally renowned research hub we tackle essential issues that matter—to people, places and the planet.

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Extraordinary environment

Extraordinary environment

Discovery, creativity and innovation come naturally here, in a vibrant Pacific Rim community rich with Indigenous and international perspectives.

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The Edge in action

Our talented, career-ready students and internationally renowned researchers are driving change around the world.

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