Events & campus tours

Are you ready to experience UVic for yourself? Join us at an upcoming event, or sign up for a campus tour.

If you can't visit us in person, take our virtual tour to see the natural beauty of the UVic campus from wherever you are in the world.


Discover UVic: USA

November 24, 2018 | 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Discover UVic: USA is a great opportunity for students studying at US schools (including Canadians living in the US) to visit Victoria and find out what we have to offer.

  • Start your day with an optional double-decker bus tour of Victoria (free for attendees).
  • Get an an overview of the admission requirements, application process and other important information for US students.
  • Attend a discussion panel with current students who will talk about their experiences at UVic, from academics and student life to co-op and residence.
  • Go on a walking tour of our campus, led by a current UVic student.

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Discover UVic: BC & Alberta

December 3-6, 2018 | 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Discover UVic events are held in Victoria, Lower Mainland BC, Kelowna and Calgary, and are open to anyone interested in undergraduate studies at UVic.

  • Learn everything you need to know before applying to UVic, from admission requirements and the application process to co-operative education and student life.
  • Speak with faculty members and staff about academic programs, admissions, athletics, recreation and scholarships at our information fair.
  • Meet current UVic students and hear what they think about our community.
  • See why UVic is the right place for you to start your career and accomplish your goals.

Join us at the one nearest to you to get a better idea about life as a UVic student!

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Facebook Live

November 27-29 & December 10-13, 2018 | 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Take part in our upcoming Facebook Live sessions on the My First Year @ UVic Facebook Group to speak with current UVic undergrads about their lives at the University of Victoria.

We're holding eight sessions in November and December, and we hope you'll join us online.

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Explore UVic

February 2, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

At Explore UVic, we welcome people from all over the world to see our campus up close.

  • If you're applying to UVic for September 2019, learn everything you need to know about the admission process.
  • Not ready to apply? We also offer presentations for students who are just starting to research universities.
  • Visit our information fair to learn about the resources available to every UVic student.
  • Go on a walking tour of our campus, led by a current UVic student.
  • Visit our faculty areas to learn about our programs and tour the buildings where you'll study.
  • Attend sample lectures delivered by UVic professors.

Whether you're a lifelong resident of Victoria or travelling here for the first time, it's a great opportunity to imagine yourself as a UVic student.

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Destination UVic

May 25, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Destination UVic is a fun-filled event for incoming UVic undergraduate students who are ready to take the next step.

  • Find out everything you need to know about accepting your offer of admission and registering for courses.
  • Speak with an academic advisor about your program and first-year courses.
  • Visit our information fair to learn about the many services, support resources, student groups and activities at UVic.
  • Go on a walking tour of campus, led by a current UVic student.
  • Tour our residence buildings and neighbourhoods, and our athletics and recreation facilities.

We'll talk you through your journey to UVic and help you answer all of your important questions.

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Registration 101

Every spring, we hold Registration 101 events for new undergraduate students coming to UVic in September. Join us to learn everything you need to know about becoming a UVic student, including:

  • meeting the academic requirements stated in your offer of admission
  • planning which courses you'll take in your first year
  • seeing how course registration works at UVic.

Our 2018 Registration 101 events have all been completed, but you can still get a head start by watching the Registration 101 and What's Next presentations on YouTube.

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