Information for new students

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Aboriginal Student Transition Handbook

The Indigenous Adult and Higher Learning Assocation and UVic have partnered to create a handbook for students transitioning to post-secondary education, with information on how to identify areas of academic interest, to prepare for change, to budget, and to get ready to return home.

Housing on campus

Indigenous students transferring to UVic directly out of high school are guaranteed on-campus housing through UVic Residence Services.

Housing off campus

Many students choose to live off campus as well, and a number of organizations help new residents find housing in Victoria that is close to campus, such as: