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Engaging the head and heart

Beyond creating art reflecting our changing world, Kelly Richardson is raising awareness around the plight to protect Vancouver Island’s old-growth forests.

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Opportunity begins at the Edge

Nearly 100 per cent of UVic students benefit from work or research opportunities. Biochemistry co-op student Yunkun Li gains real-world experience creating soil and nutrient improvements.

Find your Edge
Head shots of three distinguished alumni award recipients from left to right: Richard Van Camp, Sybil Verch and Robert “Lucky” Budd.

UVic Distinguished Alumni Awards

On Feb. 4, the UVic Alumni Association honoured 12 UVic Distinguished Alumni award recipients from across all faculties. Pictured (left to right) are Richard Van Camp (BFA '97), Sybil Verch (BCom '97) and Robert “Lucky” Budd (BA ‘00, MA ’05).

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Why study at UVic?

UVic is one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. It also has a strong sense of community with opportunities to get involved. Asiyah Robinson (left) is President of the Muslim Student Society and Coordinator of Let's Talk Science.

Why study at UVic?
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UVic biochemistry student named 2020 Rhodes Scholar

Biochemistry undergraduate student Rory Hills developed a love for science early in life. This drove his desire to help solve society’s toughest problems including the opioid crisis and climate change.

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UVic graduates amongst world’s most employable

Graduates from UVic are among the world’s most employable, according to an international ranking by Times Higher Education.

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Nick Dechev holds an artificial hand in front of a Victoria Hand Project sign.

Victoria Hand Project extends its reach

Nick Dechev and the Victoria Hand Project receive $1M from TD Bank Group to provide 3D-printed devices to kids with scoliosis and to amputees in underserved and remote communities in Canada & US.

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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 MyUVic Life blog that follows the daily lives of undergraduate students, one blog post at a time.

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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 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

Territory acknowledgement

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UVic acknowledges with respect…

We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen peoples on whose traditional territory the University of Victoria stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

Our Indigenous focus

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'Solid Carbon' among Top 100 proposals for MacArthur grant

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Q&A on engaging Indigenous knowledge

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Tracing planetary movement in dust and gas

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Meet Marissa, UVic's vlogger

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Ideafest

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Health advisory: Coronavirus

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Crystal waters at Joffre Lakes

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UVic like you've never seen it before!

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