Darryl Harsch on the UVic campus

Making an impact

With us, you'll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in many settings and with diverse populations. Darryl Harsch's practicum at Ts'ewulhtun Health Centre strengthened his passion for nursing with Indigenous communities.

Undergraduate studies
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
Student at Our Place

Learning beyond the classroom

Practice experiences take place in and beyond the hospital setting. Eric Wu did his fourth-year practicum at Our Place where he had the opportunity to integrate his classroom learning with a vulnerable population.

Practicum placements
Dr. Kelli Stajduhar in a hospital hallway

Learn from world-class researchers

Dr. Kelli Stajduhar’s research focuses on developing the knowledge needed to inform the development of health services in palliative and end of life care and with marginalized and vulnerable populations.

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
Two women at a flu shot clinic

Find your passion

Interested in health across the lifespan? Join our researchers and educators in addressing pressing societal issues that impact the well-being of people and communities.


Informed by science, compelled by caring

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.

Find your edge in UVic's School of Nursing