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UVic offers a wide range of student supports for undergraduate and graduate students, including academic advising, career services, mental health resources and financial aid.


Notices & news

Open Art history passion fuels international experience

Art history passion fuels international experience

Taking online classes during the COVID-19 pandemic at 3 a.m. India-time may not have been the ideal first-year experience, but it didn’t deter Aashna Kulshreshtha from enthusiastically pursuing...

Open An exciting career change with civil engineering

An exciting career change with civil engineering

When it comes to pursuing one’s passion through education, it’s never too late to start—and learning as a mature student offers many professional advantages, according to Solomon Rosenberg,...

Open An archive of their own

An archive of their own

When you ask graduating Honours English student and Loran Scholar Maya Wei Yan Linsley about their work, they might tell you, “I took being a nerd a little too seriously.” You could call research...

Open The language of community

The language of community

As a student in Mandarin classes at UVic, Mina Guan approached the material as someone who grew up with Mandarin and Cantonese in the home—what’s known as a heritage language learner. In class,...

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If you have questions about your program or need help with planning your degree, an academic adviser can help. Advisers offer guidance, information on academic requirements and resources.

Dynamic learning

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Graduating students

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Emergency contacts

If you need immediate help, use these contacts:

Ambulance, fire, police: 9-1-1
Campus security or 250-721-7599
Safe Walk Program or 250-721-7599
Sexualized Violence or 250-721-8786

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Territory acknowledgement

We acknowledge and respect the Lək̓ʷəŋən (Songhees and Esquimalt) Peoples on whose territory the university stands, and the Lək̓ʷəŋən and W̱SÁNEĆ Peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.