Become an undergraduate student

Some of the student bloggers

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
Navi with her dog

Finding community when you least expect it

Navi's strategy for having a great university experience? Connect, take hold, commit and get a deeper understanding of the world.

Navi's story
Aerial view of the UVic campus

Discover your edge

Take a journey through Canada's most extraordinary academic environment where dynamic learning and vital impact come together to give you an edge.

Watch the video
Mathew with a boat

Making waves

UVic's extraordinary location on Vancouver Island sparked Mathew's interest in environmental awareness. In his engineering program, he's developing a prototype of a device to dispose of radioactive waste.

Mathew's story
Student holding a plant

Budgeting your education

We want your courses—not your finances—to challenge you. Our tuition estimator can help you budget your education, even before you get to campus.

Tuition estimator


It's impossible not to shine in a community of sweeping imaginations and achieved goals. When all is said and done, the heart of your UVic degree will be an education in citizenship, flexibility, diverse opinions, adventure, research and a balanced lifestyle.

And we can't wait for you to start.

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