Two students in Bangkok, smiling for camera alongside a canal

Reducing barriers for learning abroad

Thanks to $1M in federal funding, 120 undergrads can enjoy life-changing international experiences, with a key focus on those who might otherwise face barriers.

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Art as path to truth and reconciliation

A global audience witnessed the message of Carey Newman's monumental art installation, the Witness Blanket (pictured above), as part of cultural programming at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

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New video for international centre

A world of learning awaits at the International Centre for Students. Hear more from our students in a new video.

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Memory politics and colonial histories

A transatlantic initiative led by Oliver and Beate Schmidkte delves into memory politics, exploring how controversial EU histories can reflect legacies of racism and colonial pasts of places such as Canada.

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Global network on border studies

A research project led by UVic was awarded $2.5 million in federal funding and brings together scholars from 16 universities in 15 countries to explore the changing nature of borders—real, remote and virtual.

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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 2021, he received a major award and reflects back – and ahead – on the importance of CBR.

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Welcoming international students

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

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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

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

The International Centre for Students 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