Graduate Studies

2019 3MT Group Shot


The 6th annual Three Minute Thesis Comptetition concluded on March 7, 2019 with six amazing presentations.  See the results and the presentation videos.

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Psychology graduate student, Cara Samuel, is one of three UVic recipients of the 3M National Student Fellowships recognizing leadership.

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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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Tackling First Nations land claims process

Trudeau scholar and PhD student Ryan Beaton (Law) is tackling the inadequacies of an outdated legal doctrine for resolving First Nations land claims.

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Ryan Tonkin

Top scholars

Two UVic PhD students win Canada's most prestigious doctoral award in the social sciences and humanities.

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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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