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Why choose UVic?

The University of Victoria gives you an edge. Here you'll find one of the most extraordinary academic environments in the world. We have designed our programs to help you make a vital impact on people, places and the planet.

Territory acknowledgement

We acknowledge and respect the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples on whose traditional territory the University of Victoria stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

Research and supervisors

Your research and the faculty members who oversee it will shape your education. Learn how to find and work with your supervisor.

Funding your research

Each year, UVic awards CAD $12 million in research assistantships and teaching assistantships to support graduate students’ studies.

Professional development

At UVic you’ll learn by doing. Join one of Canada’s largest co-op programs, participate in professional development or go on exchange with one of our 300+ partner universities.

Facts & figures

#1

CANADIAN COMPREHENSIVE UNIVERSITY FOR GRADUATE EMPLOYABILITY

#1

Canadian Comprehensive University

Maclean’s 2022
$30

MILLION IN TA AND RA FUNDS IN 2020

37

ALLOCATED RESEARCH CHAIRS ACROSS A WIDE RANGE OF DISCIPLINES

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