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Digging deep while overseas

Field schools take our students on journeys out of the classroom and around the world. In October, a humanities student shared her story after a semester at an archaeological site in Greece was made possible in part thanks to donor support.

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Students gather for global webinar

Our students step into the limelight as concerned citizens and it's their efforts that'll be recorded in the pages of future history textbooks, says a UVic scholar who helped organize a recent webinar on Ukraine.

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Prosthetic hand devices as part of UVic project to help amputees in need

Hand project extends its reach

The Victoria Hand Project, launched as a research project at UVic and now employing four alumni, two co-op students and numerous volunteers each semester, works with partners in 10 countries on 3D-printed prosthetic devices.

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Humanities research goes global

In June 2022, two humanities-based projects that put past injustices at the forefront of public conversations on equitable futures received $5M in federal funding to create new global connections and partnerships.

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Bearing witness to migration

The HT94 project, brought to UVic by anthropologist Melissa Gauthier, sheds light on the global impacts on those living in the shadows cast by the globalization of human smuggling.

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Visual arts grad makes a trail of cities

In June, UVic lauded more than 3,700 grads including international BFA visual arts student Dieu Anh Hoang from Vietnam, pictured above with her triptych representing the urban grain of (l-r) Tokyo, Hanoi and Berlin.

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New video for international centre

The International Centre for Students is ready to welcome you. Hear more from our students in a new video.

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A world of learning awaits you

If you yearn for travel, add an international experience to your degree. The hardest part will be deciding where to go.

International opportunities

Close to home and around the globe

Whether it's welcoming and supporting international students or creating opportunities to learn and teach in other countries, the University of Victoria is connected to the world.

Student services

The International Centre for Students offers programming and support for new and current UVic students.

International research

See how UVic researchers are changing the world.

  • Discover our research interests, strengths and capabilities
  • Learn about our research centres
  • Meet our researchers
  • Find out how to form a research partnership with UVic