Indigenous admissions

We encourage inquiries and applications from Indigenous people.

The deadline for all first-year applications is December 1 (4 p.m. PST)All applications submitted must be complete and include all required documentation by this deadline.

Am I eligible to apply under the Indigenous stream?

To qualify for admission under the Indigenous stream, you must provide evidence of your First Nations, Métis or Inuit background.

What goes into my application?

A complete application under the Indigenous stream will include:

The deadline for submitting transcripts and supporting documentation is December 1.

How will you decide if I get an offer?

Applications from Canadian Indigenous people will be considered on an individual basis, taking into account such factors as:

  • academic performance
  • results of the LSAT
  • your personal statement
  • letters of reference
  • past, present, and future connections with the Indigenous community.

If you have less than three academic years of post-secondary education, it is unlikely that you will receive an offer of admission. An incomplete application will not be considered.

 For more information check out the UVic Law Admissions Blog!