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Discover your edge

Learn by doing in an extraordinary academic environment. And make an impact on people, places and the planet. That's the UVic Edge and it's the foundation of your UVic experience.

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Cyber safe

UVic cyber-security researchers aim to stay one step ahead of computer hackers.

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The Edge is here

UVic students and researchers are driving change around the world, powered by the UVic Edge. Partner with us on solutions to the issues that matter to people, places and the planet.

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Shedding light on ocean dead zones

Oceanographers from around the world are hoping to learn more about the science of "dead zones," thanks to a UVic-led research project taking place in Saanich Inlet near Victoria.

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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.

MyUVic Life blog
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Visit UVic from anywhere in the world, virtually

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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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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Gain work experience through co-op

Co-op allows you to alternate terms in class with co-op work terms in jobs related to your field of study—so you can gain paid, relevant work experience during your degree. Are you in?

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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.

Learn more about the UVic Edge. Become a student. Partner with us.

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Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning creates a natural advantage for our students.

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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.

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UVic stories

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Is nuclear power in Alberta's future?

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Ocean research in Saanich Inlet

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How one lecture turned into a 3-month film project

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Harnessing the waves

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