Two students outside of the library
The Department of History offers a strong sense of community and collaboration.

Why study history at UVic?

  • Great instructors
  • Preparation for a variety of careers
  • Faculty and staff that are accessible and caring
  • Options to take history as an honours program, a major or a minor, or even just as an elective
  • Small class sizes
  • Opportunities to do exchanges abroad and take field schools
  • Sense of community and ample opportunity to get involved
  • Work with great researchers who are writing the history you study
  • Courses on war, sex and violence, slavery and much more