Kaitlin Hamm with students in a classroom

Why choose UVic?

The hands-on, practical education Kaitlin Hamm received during her undergraduate degree helped her get the experience and confidence she needed during her practicum.

Undergraduate studies
Two men in the UVic library looking at a laptop screen

Undergraduate programs

Anthony Loenen is studying to be a high school social studies teacher in the post-degree diploma program. He says being able to teach what he’s passionate about will help keep his students engaged.

Undergraduate programs
Art teacher Shruti Tandon with students

Graduate studies

Our graduate programs are designed for working professionals. Art teacher Shruti Tandon is studying how the arts can be integrated in the classroom as a tool for learning.

Graduate studies
UVic professor David Blades with students

Research at UVic

Our faculty members are experts in a wide variety of fields and inspirational teachers. David Blades, who researches science education, was awarded a 3M National Teaching Fellowship.


Shaping future teachers

Teachers are among the most important people in a students' life. They guide them, inspire them and help them build meaningful and successful futures.

Our programs explore new research-based approaches to teaching and examine how and why we teach what we teach. With dynamic learning opportunities and an extraordinary environment, we prepare teachers for the responsibilities and opportunities of today's classrooms.

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