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New youth study by UVic and Island Health

A study by UVic and Island Health shines a unique spotlight on youth health and wellbeing. No other research study in Canada has followed a full decade of observation of young people from one distinct region and varied socio-economic backgrounds.

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UVic graduate student Mike Irvine in SCUBA gear. Photo: UVic Photo Services.

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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Discover your edge

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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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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Bernie Pauly on a Vancouver street

Bernie Pauly and new homelessness report

A new report by UVic and Union Gospel Mission suggests Metro Vancouver is entering a 'new reality' in its struggle against homelessness. Photo: Jeff Vinnick.

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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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UVic student on a co-op work term

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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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


Fisheries and ONC partner for a healthy ocean future


Oct. 27

Celebration of Sylvia Plath


How I got paid to ride my bike this summer

Student blog post


UVic partnership with Soochow University in China


RT @uvicnews: #UVic PhD student Cory Shankman's research in Scientific American @sciam @PHASTatUVIC #PlanetNine


The journey of an exchange student

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