Graduate Studies

French-language learning

French-language Learning

Doctoral student Bernadette Perry developed a French-Language augmented video game using avatars to explore UVic's campus.

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Photo Credit:  Armando Tura

Concrete Improvements

Civil Engineering PhD student Harsh Rathod developed a drone-based inspection system to assess the structural integrity of aging bridges and dams.

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Knowledge seeker

Master's student Shezell-Rae Sam engages Indigenous youth using traditional methods and materials.

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Kevin Palmer-Wilson

Renewable energy

 How much land will a carbon-free electricity system require?

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Tourism and biodiversity


PhD student Jackie Ziegler (GEOG) studies the intersection between tourism and whale shark sustainability in Mexico and the Phllipines. 

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Student with supervisor


The Faculty of Graduate Studies has an updated and expanded Graduate Supervision Policy clarifying the roles and responsibilities of all parties involved in graduate student supervision.

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Graduate studies at UVic

Enter a world of scholarship and learning unlike any other. This is a place where expert community and hands-on exploration intersect with a desire to drive change.

For more than 50 years, the University of Victoria has fostered innovation at home and abroad. We continue to earn a reputation for quality that is respected around the globe. Consistently ranked one of the top research universities in Canada, UVic has a tradition of teaching excellence and is home to more than 160 graduate programs designed to take your learning to the next level.

Why choose UVic for your graduate studies?

As a graduate student at UVic, yours is a game-changing next step. This is a chance to shape your future and advance your academic, professional and career goals. Be part of an inclusive community of students, faculty and researchers who are willing to make their ideas count. Join the more than 3,000 graduate students already here; learn why you should choose UVic.

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