University of Victoria


Why we need the ocean

UVic research probes the critical link between the ocean and climate change.

UVic knowlEDGE
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
Aedes mosquito

UVic chemist helps tackle Zika virus outbreak

Two projects led by chemist Alexandre Brolo recently received new funding for research to help prevent spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

News release
Screenshot of the virtual tour

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
Aerial view of the UVic campus

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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Studying billboard

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
UVic Formula Hybrid team

Formula for success

UVic's Formula Hybrid team comes home with the top prize in an international competition of 35 student-run university teams. One member of the team reports on the trackside excitement and the creative spirit that energizes the team.

My UVic Life blog
Underwater student

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.


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


Dire predictions for global warming


UVic Concrete Canoe team competes

Blog post by Jacob & Leigh


#UVic #History student Jon Wellers presented at #sshrcstorytellers top 25 showcase today:


Her-Story, not History

Blog post by Taylor


UVic's ONC heads out to sea


Show us your UVic


RT @Aerin_J: TOTALLY WORTH IT! Join &/or book @UVic Speakers Bureau: #scicomm #publicspeaking


UVic student a 2016 National Geographic Emerging Explorer

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