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On shaky ground

UVic-led research reveals a new earthquake risk lurking beneath the Victoria region.

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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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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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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
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Preparing students for success

The world is interconnected and ever-evolving. Learning should be too. At UVic, every student is immersed in dynamic learning that's fuelled by research-inspired insights and personal, hands-on experiences.

Dynamic learning
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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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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

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.

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

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President Cassels reappointed to second term

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Board of Governors approves new sexualized violence policy

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Why do men trophy hunt?

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Dr. Andrea Walsh (@UVicAnthro) helped reunite residential school survivors with their childhood artwork. https://t.co/AFDw4xjyWH

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How UVic brought me to Bali

Student blog post by Ali

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Holocaust Studies at UVic

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Add uvic.snaps on Snapchat!

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Social Sciences at UVic

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