Undergraduate studies

Find your edge in UVic's Department of Writing.

Hone your craft, discover new perspectives

Storytelling is the fundamental means through which humans make meaning out of our world.

Here, you'll learn how to craft language, images, characters and details into stories, poems and films that inspire readers and audiences to feel and think deeply—and to change the world in the process.
David Leach, department chair and alumni

At UVic, small workshops and larger lecture classes are taught by faculty members and instructors with national and international reputations as authors and filmmakers.

As one of the only creative writing programs situated in a Faculty of Fine Arts, our students study and collaborate with musicians, actors, visual artists and art historians in a faculty dedicated to artistic achievement and creative thinking—and with the facilities to support these activities.

Discover which program is right for you.