Research Students

Trip to Tofino - A UVic international student travelled to Tofino for a weekend.

Go Vikes - A UVic international student from Denmark is intrigued by the Vikes.

Canadian Wilderness and a Handful of Huskies - A UVic international student helps with husky puppies in a remote, off-grid cabin hidden in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.

West Coast Trail - Two UVic international students ventured onto the famous West Coast Trail.

A Research Student is admitted to UVic as a non-degree student who conducts research under the supervision of a UVic faculty member.

A Research Student is enrolled in a program of study at a recognized post-secondary institution, and their research at UVic must be related to that program of study.

To be eligible for admission to UVic as a Research Student, you must:

  • be a student in good standing at a recognized post-secondary institution
  • intend to come to UVic solely for the purpose of research
  • have support and approval from your home institution and UVic

Applying to UVic

There are separate processes for undergraduate students and graduate students.

Undergraduate students

Graduate students

Preparing for life in Canada

Once you've made arrangements to study at UVic, it's time to plan your travels.

Learn more about living in Canada: