University of Victoria

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Collateral damage

Measures to counter human trafficking often harm the very people they’re supposed to help.

Khan in a lab

National award fuels student's drive to be a doctor

Sarah Khan has a distinctive definition of the word "leadership," the quality for which she was recently awarded a prestigious 3M National Student Fellowship.

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Portraits of five UVic profs

Discovering. Innovating. Inspiring. Leading.

The REACH Awards celebrate UVic's extraordinary researchers and teachers who transform lives in the classroom and beyond. L-R: James Tanaka, Lynne Marks, Scott McIndoe, Valerie D’Erman & Suzanne Snizek.

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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
Urbanoski in an alley

Compassionate care for people using drugs

A new research collaboration between UVic, Island Health and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research launches with a study into how Greater Victoria people who use illicit drugs experience primary health care.

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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

Revolution in Indigenous law

John Borrows, Indigenous law scholar and winner of the 2017 Killam Prize, is restoring Indigenous law to its place alongside Canadian Common law.

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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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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


May 29-June 2

Bike to Work Week


Does moderate drinking really do the heart good?


UVic like you've never seen it before!


UVic embraces you the way you are

Student blog post by Maryam


Measures to counter human trafficking often harm the very people they’re supposed to help: @GndrStudiesUVic #uvic


Canada’s most trusted brands

2017 Gustavson Brand Trust Index


On or off campus?

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One of Canada’s greenest employers


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