Experiential learning

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Experiential learning gives you the opportunity to put theory into practice. Thousands of UVic students take part in experiential learning each year.

Student research opportunities

Students are encouraged to develop their own research or participate in ongoing research projects with student research opportunities.

Co-operative education (co-op)

One in three UVic students take part in the extremely popular Co-operative Education Program, which helps students alternate academic terms with work terms and graduate with up to one year of work experience in the real world.

Practicum learning

The nursingsocial workchild and youth care and education program include a mandatory practicum, a directed work experience in your field of study.

Work or study abroad

If you are interested in an international experience there are work and study abroad opportunitiesIf you yearn for travel, but feel an equal desire to continue your studies, an international exchange helps you do both - UVic has agreements with over 50 partnership agreements with institutions in 21 countries.

Field schools

Wade knee-deep into research at field schools, including the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre—one of the best facilities on the planet for coastal marine research.

Students in the I-witness Holocaust Field School travelled to Central Europe to explore how the sights, memories and history of the Holocaust have been preserved at historical sites, museums and monuments.

The Colonial Legacies Field School invites students to experience firsthand the impacts of colonial histories on everyday life in northeastern rural South Africa. The three-week field school includes visits to a unique third-generation women’s farming collective.

The Redfish School of Change is an interactive and experiential field school for students interested in food security, ecological sustainability and social equity.

Island Medical Program

The Island Medical Program relies on people from the community in many ways, from patient educators to medical professionals who volunteer as physician mentors. The program also relies on volunteer patients, real people who allow medical students to interview them about their health, family and lifestyle.

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