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Research that matters

With over 160 different graduate programs, you can explore important topics that interest you while getting field experience and hands-on with the latest technologies.

Graduate studies
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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.

MyUVic Life
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Visit UVic from anywhere in the world, virtually

Experience UVic's extraordinary academic environment from your desktop or mobile device. Follow UVic student tour guides as they walk you through the places they live and learn, and see why UVic's the right fit for you.

Virtual tour
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Learn in an extraordinary environment

Discover a unique and welcoming academic setting that extends beyond the borders of campus, across BC, and around the world. At UVic, you're always on the edge of discovery.

Extraordinary environment
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Fuel your success with dynamic learning

Don't just learn: get real-world experience as you learn. It gives you an edge by accelerating your personal and academic growth, and prepares you for career success.

Dynamic learning
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Make a vital impact your way

Being at UVic means belonging to a community of minds committed to tackling real-world issues. What will your vital impact be?

Vital impact
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Start building your career here

Co-op allows you to alternate terms in class with co-op work terms in jobs related to your field of study—so you can gain paid, relevant work experience during your degree.

Co-operative education
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Discover your edge

Learn by doing in an extraordinary academic environment. And make an impact on people, places and the planet. That's the UVic Edge and it's the foundation of your UVic experience.

The UVic Edge

Become a UVic student

The next chapter in your story unfolds here, at the University of Victoria.

Put it all together, and you've got an advantage that can boost your career to new heights.

That's your UVic Edge. And you can only find it here.

Undergraduate studies

With over 80 programs and a thriving community, UVic provides a fantastic learning environment for students coming straight from high school or transferring from other post-secondary instititions.

Undergraduate studies

Graduate studies

UVic's Faculty of Graduate Studies is home to over 3500 students studying in over 160 graduate programs, with a reputation for quality and innovation that's respected around the globe.

Graduate studies

Continuing studies &
professional development

Take the next step on your journey with continuing studies and professional-development programs at UVic. Learn skills that will benefit your current job, or head down an entirely new career path. It's up to you!

Continuing studies & professional development

Indigenous-focused studies

Learn about and protect our history through studies in Indigenous culture, and introduce Indigenous communities to the latest research and techniques in areas such as governance, youth care and education.

Indigenous-focused studies

Take a virtual tour of UVic

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