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Student life

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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.

A Winter Evening on Campus

Although I can’t quite identify it, there is something about the UVic campus that I feel deeply connected to. Perhaps it’s the quad, the...

The Essential Sound of Cacophony

At different levels of lock-down during this pandemic, I have been in relative isolation with the residents of my workplace, during coffee or meal...

Find Your Freedom Away From Your Desk

In the last couple of weeks, I feel that due dates have been screaming at me louder than my morning alarm. It’s easy to...

A Reading Break Activity Checklist in Victoria

Thinking about what you want to get up to this reading break other than… well… reading. Don’t want to invest a whole lot of...

My (20×3) routine that I swear by…

Building a consistent daily routine has always been a challenge in my life. Regardless of how many times I create a goal to lift...

See more from the My UVic Life blog

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