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A blog for students, by students

Life for a university student isn’t just essays, exams and ramen noodles. Follow the daily lives of 23 undergraduate students, one blog post at a time.

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The dwarf planet's orbit

UVic astronomers help discover new dwarf planet

Two UVic-based researchers are part of an international team of astronomers who have discovered a new dwarf planet orbiting in the disk of small icy worlds beyond Neptune.

Dwarf planet
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Experience UVic's extraordinary academic environment from your desktop or mobile device. Follow UVic student tour guides as they walk you through the places they live and learn, and see why UVic's the right fit for you.

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Take a journey through Canada's most extraordinary academic environment where dynamic learning and vital impact come together to give you an edge.

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Landscapes of Injustice

Restoring a stolen history

Family heirlooms once owned by one of the wealthiest Japanese Canadians and recently acquired by the Nikkei National Museum serve as a stark reminder of a national injustice. The collection will feature in the UVic-led Landscapes of Injustice project, culminating with a nation-wide exhibit in 2021.

Landscapes of Injustice
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International perspective, global opportunities

UVic has 3,775 international students from 118 countries. We also have exchange opportunities and partnership agreements with organizations in over 60 countries.

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Extreme thinking

Science is closer to linking some weather-related disasters to human-caused climate change.

UVic knowlEDGE
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Research that matters

Join the more than 3,000 graduate students studying at our extraordinary academic environment and make an impact on issues that matter to people, places and the planet. (Photo: Scott Stevenson)

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Dynamic, hands-on learning; research that makes a vital impact; and discovery and innovation in Canada's most extraordinary academic environment provide an Edge that can't be found anywhere else.

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Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning creates a natural advantage for our students.

Dynamic learning

Vital impact

Vital impact

We tackle essential issues that matter—to people, places and the planet.

Vital impact

Extraordinary environment

Extraordinary environment

Our environment inspires us to defy boundaries and innovate in exciting ways.

Extraordinary environment

UVic stories


Holocaust field school


Tracking tiger sharks in Tubbataha


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Two UVic finalists in Science Exposed photo contest


First B.C. offshore earthquake early warning sensor up and running. @Ocean_Networks #uvic


Finnerty Gardens


#UVic's Mohsen Akbari works with others on "smart" thread that can be sutured into tissue to collect diagnostic data

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