International experiences

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UVic students come from everywhere, and UVic students go everywhere!

Whether you're arriving in Canada for the first time or have lived here all your life, there are lots of opportunities to infuse your UVic education with an international edge.

Support for international students

As an international student at UVic, you'll learn all about Canadian culture while getting a world-class education. But more than that, you'll be able to bring your unique perspective into the conversation and help the people around you grow and change.

  • Contact one of helpful recruiters for answers to your admission questions.
  • Sign up for the International Student Welcome, held every September as part of UVic Orientation.
  • Take advantage of activities offered by the UVic Global Community, including the Conversation Partners, Mentorship and Holiday Dinner programs.
  • Access services available from the International Commons in the McPherson Library.
  • Hone your English skills while taking UVic credit courses with the University Pathways Program

Learn how we support inbound international students throughout your time at UVic.

Exchange, work and study programs

Some students take a year off between high school and university to travel abroad, but why not do both? Participate in one of our many international programs, and you can see the world while gaining credit toward your degree.

Explore the international opportunities available to every UVic student.

Student international stories from MyUVic Life

12 Day Trips from Utrecht

December 5, 2019
Utrecht is one of the best cities from which to explore the Netherlands, which was one of the reasons why I decided to go there on exchange. Although it’ssmaller than Amsterdam, its train station is the largest and busiest in the Netherlands. This makes it...
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