Students studying outside by the UVic fountain

Teamwork taps into sustainability ideas

Every fall, BCom students and international exchange students throw themselves into an annual rite of passage: MIIISsion Impossible. They have only one morning to dream up a sustainability-related idea and an afternoon to pitch it.

MIIISsion Impossible
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Fresh funding for heading abroad

The President's Beyond Borders Fund, supporting our students in the Asia Pacific region, will continue for another two academic years. Hear from one of our students about his transformative experience near the Thai-Myanmar border.

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Lisa Schnitzler sitting along at a fire ring in Melbourne

WIL program is first of its kind

Award-winning work-integrated learning exchange connects Indigenous students at UVic with Indigenous-focused experiences in Australia. (Above: Lisa Schnitzler conducted research on reconciliation at RMIT University in Melbourne.)

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UVic geography faculty and three Maasai from Africa in front of totem poles

From Tanzania to the Yukon

UVic geography faculty and three Maasai from Africa exchanged cultural knowledge and practices with First Nations from the T’souke and Tla-o-qui-aht in BC to the Selkirk and Carcross-Targish peoples of the Yukon.

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Infographic showing CAPI interns across the world

Asia matters

This past year marks the 15th anniversary of CAPI’s flagship internship program.

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Students during a dreamcatcher workshop

Connecting Indigenous communities

UVic’s English Language UVic collaborates with a Mexican program that sponsors women from Indigenous communities to study languages abroad. UVic has welcomed 30 students from this program since 2016.

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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