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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Three UVic scholars standing on large stones in stream surrounding by trees

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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Toe tag project on wall as part of HT94 installation

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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UVic international student stands in front of her panel of three artworks

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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Two students in Bangkok, smiling for camera alongside a canal

Reducing barriers for learning abroad

Thanks to $1M in federal funding, 120 undergrads can enjoy life-changing international experiences, with a key focus on those who might otherwise face barriers.

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Quilt-like art installation with people viewing it

Art as path to truth and reconciliation

A global audience witnessed the message of Carey Newman's monumental art installation, the Witness Blanket (pictured above), as part of cultural programming at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

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Global community with flags

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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Co-op student on a mountain

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