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New students


Get information about who to contact for academic advising.

International students

Welcome to Canada. As an international student, in addition to regular orientation programming, you can participate in a program specially designed for you.

The International Student Welcome introduces you to UVic staff and students who will help you settle into life at UVic.

Learn about supports and services for international students.

Student groups

The economics course union (ECU)  organizes student events and activities.

They also operate the ECU tutor centre and represent students in the department. Drop by BEC 339 in the Business and Economics building to meet them and get involved.

Student facilities

Reid Elliot Reading Room

The Reid Elliott Reading Room (BEC 311) is a place for you to study, meet other students and get help from ECU tutors.

Graduate computer lab

We have a dedicated computing facility (BEC 317) to meet course and research requirements of our graduate students.

TA & graduate student office space

We offer shared office space for our first-year MA and PhD students as well as teaching assistants and research assistants. Office space is not guaranteed for MA students after their first year.