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Welcoming international students this fall

August 9, 2021 -

When international students begin their studies at UVic, they’re not just joining a new school. They’re also experiencing a new academic system, a new geographic place, and a new community. The in person experience of UVic is something many international students look forward, but like most things, it looked pretty different during the 2020-21 academic year.

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Healthy vision

July 15, 2021 - The Torch

While still a UVic student, Boma Brown (BA ’14) founded the Support Network for Indigenous Women and Women of Colour to promote equity in health care.

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In the Know: Health Insurance

UVic Global Community Newsletter: December 20, 2021. The cost of health care in Canada is very high for those who do not have health insurance. Without sufficient health insurance coverage, you could be denied treatment or pay thousands of dollars for medical services. This article gives you an overview on what coverage you should have when you study at UVic.