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2019 Leiden Rankings

May 21, 2019 - Ring

One of UVic’s longstanding research strengths was confirmed by the 2019 Leiden Rankings: UVic-based researchers wrote a higher proportion of top-performing papers based on international collaborations than any other university in North America.

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UVic gets top marks for sustainability in Princeton Review's annual Guide to Green Colleges

June 3, 2015 - Ring

The University of Victoria was given a perfect score in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges, an annual publication spotlighting campuses in the US and Canada with exceptional commitment to sustainability in their policies, initiatives and academic programs. 

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“Big data” shows UVic is leading Canada in scientific impact

June 2, 2015 - Ring

A data-driven analysis of scientific publications released May 20 by a leading European research centre puts UVic first in Canada for scientific impact in two broad fields—mathematics and computer science, and physical sciences and engineering.  The ranking, produced by the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University, also places UVic third in the country among all universities for overall scientific impact. 

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UVic #2 in 2015 Maclean's Rankings

October 30, 2014 - Ring

Once again, the University of Victoria has been ranked among the top Canadian comprehensive universities by Maclean's magazine. This is the eighth consecutive year that UVic has been ranked either first or second in this category. In a strong showing across the board, UVic racked up top-three finishes in eight of the 12 key performance indicators used by Maclean's for its 2015 rankings.

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2014 Times Higher Education rankings released

October 1, 2014 - Ring

UVic ranked among world’s elite universities On Oct. 1, the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings placed UVic on its elite Top 200 list, among the top one per cent of universities around the world. Ranked at #173 globally, UVic is the top-ranked university in Canada without a medical school. Only eight Canadian universities were ranked in the Top 200.  UVic first broke into the THE Elite Top 200 list in 2010, placing it among the top one per cent of higher education institutions worldwide. 

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