Why study at UVic?

The Edge is here

Discover your edge

The UVic Edge. It begins with our broad range of programs and extensive co-op program, continues through our stunning campus, and unfolds into a community that inspires you to do more.

Here, you don't just learn; you learn by doing. It's a combination of our extraordinary environment, hands-on learning opportunities, and desire to make an impact on the world around us.

Learn by doing

Student in the mountains

Peer through microscopes, gaze at the stars, dig into the past, and contemplate the future.

Make a difference

Student in a lab

Our students and faculty come up with big ideas and breakthroughs that will change the world.

Be inspired by nature

Student in the Finnerty Gardens

Live and learn in one of the best places on Earth and be energized by your surroundings.

See UVic in action

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Read what our students have to say

You've heard from us, now hear from our students. MyUVic Life features blog posts from current students, so that you can read first-hand about what life is really like at UVic.

Empowerment Through Solitude

January 8, 2020
Have you ever gone an entire day without speaking to anyone else? The only words you have uttered from your mouth all day are the lyrics to an ear worm onloop in your head while you shower, mumbled comments to yourself about the weather or a string of expletives...
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