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Your student experience isn't just about what you study - it's about the community in which you learn, grow, play and cheer. At UVic, you'll find that you can be part of the team without losing your individuality.

Health & wellbeing

Health and wellbeing are essential to student success. Whether you need to see a health practitioner, a way to relieve some stress, want someone to talk to or just a way to stay active, we have some great options for you.

Arts & culture

Victoria is a vibrant cultural hub, and campus is no different. Take in a student production at our Phoenix Theatre, catch a concert, watch a movie, or immerse yourself in modern art - all at UVic.

Athletics & recreation

We have one of the most successful university athletics programs in Canada, but you don’t need to be an athlete to get involved. Play some dodgeball, cheer on a basketball team or get your glow on at a yoga rave.

Clubs & organizations

There are over 200 student clubs on campus. From swing dance to game development to the Western Canada Wilderness Committee, there really is something for everyone.

Leadership & volunteering

Get involved in a meaningful way on campus. You'll make new friends, gain new skills, and most importantly, give back to a cause that matters to you.

MyUVic Life blog

Get a feel for life as a UVic student in the MyUVic Life student blog.

5 tips for learning & studying online at home – UVic Vlog #7

Welcome to the new term! In this video I have some tips for you on staying productive when you’re studying at home. I hope they help. Let me know in thecomments if you have any other tips to share!

From Student to Employee: My Experience in the Office of Student Life

Hello readers, This summer has turned out to be a lot of things all at once. From ending classes abruptly to being in lockdown—it has been a countless hurdleof transitions and new beginnings. However,...

Self-Isolation in Residence

On Thursday morning, I woke up with a sore throat, a cough, and a headache. I phoned the UVic Student Wellness Centre (250-721-8492), and confirmed with anurse that I should be tested for Covid-19. At...

90 Days of Summer

I had my summer planned out since the beginning of the year. I knew I’d be living in residence at UVic, and that I’d be taking 3 courses, but never in mywildest dreams I thought I’d be doing all...

7 Reasons to Attend New Student Welcome on September 7 (and 8)

New Student Welcome may be virtual this year, but don’t let that be a reason you don’t register and attend! We’ve put together a schedule chock full ofvirtual tours, helpful workshops and panels,...

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