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.

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

A Weekend in Budapest

March 4, 2019
Before flying home for Christmas in December, I decided to book a trip for the last weekend of January. Although I would have liked to go to a warm and sunnydestination, I found round-trip flights to Budapest for only 53 euros (around $80 CAD). As an added...
Read more: A Weekend in Budapest

A Weekend in Germany

January 17, 2019
Two weeks before heading home for Christmas at the end of December, I visited a friend of mine in Germany. Hannah and I met when she went on exchange to myhigh school 5 years ago. We’ve kept in contact ever since, and it was great to visit her after so many...
Read more: A Weekend in Germany

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