Virtual global exchange for IB students

Thanks to an innovative virtual collaboration between UVic’s Gustavson School of Business and Kozminski University in Poland, 22 UVic business students are still enjoying international exchange despite the pandemic.

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Student support in a time of uncertainty

In this spring’s whirlwind of COVID-19 responses, the Student Services team at Continuing Studies went to extraordinary lengths to make sure more than 300 international students remained informed and well-supported.

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Student team shares COVID solution

Six UVic students – representing three faculties – participated in an international competition that required teams to design a way to predict and monitor COVID-19 and other outbreaks.

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An internship during a pandemic

German student Isabelle Staiger (above) arrived in Victoria this March for her three-month internship with UVic’s Centre for Global Studies. That same day, it was announced Canada had closed its borders. Here is Isabelle’s story.

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COVIDA inspires fresh research post-COVID

A new collective created by four UVic students and two instructors came together through Skype meetings to talk politics in a post-COVID context.

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Waste pickers hit hard by pandemic

UVic geographer Jutta Gutberlet, who works with waste-pickers—or binners, as they’re often called— in Victoria and Brazil says the COVID-19 pandemic has hit this population hard.

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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
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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.

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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