Why Choose Civil Engineering?

Find your edge in UVic's Department of Civil Engineering.

At UVic, we focus on green civil engineering with courses that emphasize sustainability, the environment and civic engagement. We respect and include Indigenous cultural and historical perspectives and knowledge in our approach.

Our faculty and students are working together to engineer new solutions for a greener tomorrow. As a graduate, you’ll be ready to help create the sustainable communities we need.

Project-based learning

You'll learn to incorporate sustainability at the onset of the design process. We combine project-based learning with design experience, lectures, tutorials, labs and co-op work experience. You’ll learn creative problem-solving techniques in a dynamic environment.

Interdisciplinary in nature

Our focus is on interdisciplinary learning, research and collaboration. Finding solutions to critical environmental issues requires many perspectives. Our students benefit from our connections across campus, including:

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