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Students working by the ocean

Investment supports ocean and climate hub, Bamfield

The Government of Canada and UVic have combined to support infrastructure improvements for ocean and climate research. Photo: Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre.

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Some of the student bloggers

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
UVic Researcher Benjamin Lyseng

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.

Partner with us
Onowa McIvor and Peter Jacobs

MAP for Indigenous language learning

Building on years of partnerships with Indigenous communities, Onowa McIvor (Indigenous education) and Peter Jacobs (linguistics) conducted the first study of the Mentor-Apprentice Program for Indigenous adult language learners.

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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.

Virtual tour
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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.

Become a student
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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.

Connect with us
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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)

Become a UVic grad student

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.


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


Clearing the air around e-cigarettes


Jan. 26-27

Diversity Research Forum


Win one of six cash prizes for your short video about #UVic research!


Dynamic learning


Research Reels

UVic video contest: Feb 7 deadline


Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year


Be kind to yourself this new year

Student blog post


RT @uvic: Place matters. At @UVicENVI our teaching is inextricably linked to our location on the edge of the Pacific Rim.

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