Future students

As part of the greenest civil engineering program in Canada, our students learn about sustainability, the environment and civic engagement with hands-on activities like 'Survey Camp'. 

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Graduate studies

Our graduate programs focus on innovation for a sustainable world. Harsh Rathod is using drone technology to collect data to ensure buildings are safe and serviceable.

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Current students

With dynamic problem-based learning at the core of our program, our students work together to apply what they are learning in the classroom. Learn more about our programs, facilities and student supports.

Student resources
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Our people

Our faculty are doing amazing things. Heather Buckley is working to develop low-cost water test strips that identify health-threatening contaminants from mining.

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Careers in civil engineering

Our graduates work to reduce the impacts of society on the environment. Alumna Elodie Forest is a Design Engineer at RJC Engineers, a firm specializing in structural engineering, restoration, building science and parking planning.

Career possibilities
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Research that makes an impact

At UVic, we incorporate Indigenous perspectives into our research and teaching. Graduate student Kear Porttris is studying the unique engineering opportunities found in Indigenous communities.

Our research

Green engineering for a changing world

As the greenest civil engineering department in Canada, we are responding to global environmental challenges with practical design solutions.

Our programs emphasize project-based learning with sustainability as our core theme. You'll get the skills you'll need for an exciting career in the emerging green economy.

Find your edge in UVic's Department of Civil Engineering