UVic history alumna Kaitlin Findlay with her collage

Art makes powerful international statement

A team of Holocaust scholars, grad students and visual artists from Canada, France, Greece, Germany and Israel gathered in Europe to examine how graphic novels can be used for Holocaust education.

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Student Lamya Islam in the University Club

Women in Economics Graduate Scholarship

Lamya Islam moved from Bangladesh to Canada to pursue her master's degree in economics at UVic. She's the first recipient of the Women in Economics Graduate Scholarship.

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The Orontes Guitar Quartet with guitars in Damascus, Syria

Our international stories of 2018

As we begin a new year, we can also look back at all the international stories of 2018 including the remarkable tale behind the arrival of the Orontes Quartet (pictured) and the power of music, hope and determination.

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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
People gather for a field visit at the local landfill in Kisumu, Kenya

Community-university engagement a top priority

UVic continues to make a difference in local and global communities with community-engaged initiatives that take place on campus, throughout BC and around the globe.

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UVic researcher Olav Krigolson at a NASA research facility

Head space

UVic researcher Olav Krigolson travelled to Hawaii to help NASA study the mental stress of a long space mission to Mars.

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Two students in the International Commons

Welcoming you to the West Coast of Canada

Over 3,000 international students from more than 100 countries choose UVic each year. We help international students prepare for life at UVic and in Canada.

Inbound students

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

International Student Services 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