School of Nursing

Learning beyond the classrooom

Megan Fraser completed her fourth-year Nursing practicum assisting the health centre team at Cowichan Tribes with their drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic from January to March 2021.

Learning beyond the classrooom
Graduate student with a patient sitting on a hospital bed

Gain hands-on experiences

The UVic School of Nursing partners with agencies and communities to provide a wide range of experiences. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to have a broad impact on the health of individuals, populations and communities.

Graduate studies
Professor Bernie Pauly

Research with Impact

Nursing professor and research scientist Bernie Pauly brings students firsthand knowledge on what it takes to reduce substance use harms and improve health and well being.

Research with Impact
An alumna working with a patient

A career that makes a difference

Nursing is a dynamic discipline and profession. Build your career from BSN practice to Advanced Practice Nursing. Graduates of our programs are in high demand locally and globally. 

Career possibilities
Leanne Kelly

Teaching Indigenist Nursing

Indigneous nursing scholars, including Leanne Kelly shown here, speak to their work in helping prepare nursing students for future careers.

Teaching Indigenist Nursing

Nurses are shaping the future of health care as the largest group of health care providers in Canada. We tackle the essential issues that matter—to people, places and the planet. As a nurse, you'll have the chance to directly influence the health of individuals, families and communities.

New opportunities in health care are constantly emerging, expanding what nurses do in our communities.

At the UVic School of Nursing, we are committed to our students’ success. Our flexible, hands-on programs, research-inspired teaching and collaborative partnerships will accelerate your personal growth and prepare you for a successful career.