Student walks in Finnerty Gardens

Getting ready for new term

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

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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, 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, is finishing his PhD research in the theatre department and amplifying crucial messages on climate change.

The Ring
COVID-19 virus

CAPI, ahead of the curve

COVID spread quickly beyond China and that’s when CAPI Director Victor Ramraj’s academic instincts kicked in. A new anthology, edited by Ramraj, was published less than a year after the first reported case in Canada.

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Housing insecurity during a global pandemic

Communities across the globe have been heavily impacted by two interconnected crises, says PhD candidate Sharon Dias: lack of adequate housing and COVID-19.

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Global graphic novel project

A multi-year global project led by UVic is connecting three graphic artists and four Holocaust survivors across three continents.

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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
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