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A blog for students, by students

Life for a university student isn't just essays, exams and ramen noodles. Follow the daily lives of 23 undergraduate students, one blog post at a time.

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Welcome to UVic

New to UVic? Whether you grew up down the street, are transferring from another school or are new to Victoria, you're in for a warm welcome from the whole UVic community when you get here.

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What courses should I take?

Every undergraduate program has specific requirements that must be fulfilled before you graduate. Our program planning worksheets will show you what courses you need to take for your degree.

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Ketchell

Graduate with a great resume

Les Ketchell (earth and ocean sciences) spent a summer co-op work term as a field assistant with First Point Minerals in the Dease Lake region of Northern BC.

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As a student, it's all about having the right information at the right time. You need to know how to get information when you need it—whether it’s tips on how to study, important dates or access to your student records. And it's not all about the classroom—making time for other activities on campus, such as fitness and clubs, is just as important.


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News and events

Optical spring detects single molecules

A team of engineering researchers from UVic and the University of Rochester has developed a way to detect single molecules using a light-based technology inspired by the “whispering gallery” effect, first discovered in London’s iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral.

Expert on aftermath in Turkey

UVic historian Martin Bunton is available to media to discuss the aftermath of the attempted coup in Turkey. He is also the current interim director of UVic’s Centre for Global Studies. (Oliver Schmidtke is currently the Acting Associate VP Research for a one-year term.)

UVic astronomers help discover new dwarf planet

An international team of astronomers including UVic researchers has discovered a new dwarf planet orbiting in the disk of small icy worlds beyond Neptune.