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Why choose UVic?

At the University of Victoria (UVic), you’ll find an extraordinary environment, hands-on learning opportunities, and a drive to make an impact on the world around us. Here, you don't just learn; you learn by doing. Discover your edge at UVic.

Start by exploring our more than 80 undergraduate programs.

Territory acknowledgement

We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen peoples on whose traditional territory the University of Victoria stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

Hands-on learning

At UVic you’ll learn by doing. Peer through microscopes, gaze at the stars, dig into the past, and contemplate the future.

Join one of Canada's largest co-op programs, get hands-on experience through field schools and practicums, or go on exchange with one of our more than 300 partner universities.

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Campus and community

As you study hard and tackle new challenges, our campus’ 200 acres of green space—just 10 minutes from the beach—will help you find balance in your busy university life. As a medium-sized university, we’re big enough to make an impact globally, but small enough to have a great community feel.

Facts & figures

#1

Canadian comprehensive university for graduate employability

#2

IN CANADIAN COMPREHENSIVE UNIVERSITIES

1ST

WORLD’S FIRST INDIGENOUS LAW DEGREE PROGRAM

IN TOP 10

SUSTAINABLE INDEX RANKING FOR AIR AND CLIMATE IN NORTH AMERICA

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