Current undergraduate students

Students reading medieval manuscripts in the UVic library
Medieval studies students Dylan Kerfoot and Drew Beard dive into history with a collection of original manuscripts in Special Collections at the library.
UVic Humanities prepares you for a world that increasingly requires you to think both critically and creatively. 

Lauren Delaronde, Professional Writing

We are delighted that you have chosen UVic Humanities!

Superb undergraduate education

As a UVic Humanities student, you are part of the #1 comprehensive university in Canada; our Humanities Faculty is ranked among the top 200 universities in the world in English, Modern Languages, Linguistics, Philosophy, and History.

You are now part of a community of students and scholars who love thinking critically, reading great literature, exploring the past, and seeking out rich cultural experiences.

Get involved

Make the most of your time at UVic. The most successful students enjoy a rounded undergraduate experience that is involved with others and connected to their department.

Be part of your course union. Join a club or play the sport you love.

Embrace an international opportunity, join Co-op, or consider a hands-on learning experience. Contribute to an undergraduate journal: the Albatross, the Corvette, or the Arbutus Review.

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Connect with professors and advisors

Our instructors care deeply about your success. Visit your professors during office hours to talk about assignments, research—and the subjects you love!

Seek academic advice early and often! Advisers are here all year (even summer!) to help with every step of your degree, from before you arrive for Orientation Week to the day you graduate.

Stay healthy

The UVic community cares about your wellbeing. Draw on student support; do not hesitate to use UVic Counselling, or check in with our campus Health Services. We are here when you need us.