Flag fluttering in European Union

Memory politics and colonial histories

A transatlantic initiative led by Oliver and Beate Schmidkte delves into memory politics, exploring how controversial EU histories can reflect legacies of racism and colonial pasts of places such as Canada.

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Flags on a map

Global network on border studies

A research project led by UVic was awarded $2.5 million in federal funding and brings together scholars from 16 universities in 15 countries to explore the changing nature of borders—real, remote and virtual.

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UVic business grad Bhuvi Kasiviswanathan created a mask startup company during covid

Business grad goes global

Bhuvi Kasiviswanathan's face mask was lauded on TIME's Best Inventions of 2020 list. Now with waning interest after mass vaccinations, she credits her time at UVic for instilling values that help her pivot.

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Elijah Ackerly goes to Spain and back

From Saanich to Spain, and back

Saanich resident and humanities grad Elijah Ackerly studied abroad in Spain before the pandemic and planned to return in the fall of 2021 to start a master's in teaching.

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Budd Hall

Q&A with globally minded scholar

UNESCO Co-Chair Budd Hall helped propel the growing movement of community-based research around the world. In May of 2021, he received a major award and reflects back – and ahead – on the importance of CBR.

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Dennis Gupa

Performance in sea ritual

International student Dennis Gupa, who grew up in the Philippines, finished his PhD research in the theatre department in 2021 and continues to amplify crucial messages about climate change.

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Student walks in Finnerty Gardens

Getting ready for winter

UVic is always ready to help new and returning international students navigate the challenges of getting ready for studies, after several seasons of covid-related travel restrictions.

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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