The University of Victoria offers innovative programs for more than 20,000 students. Dynamic, hands-on learning, research that makes a vital impact, and discovery and innovation in Canada’s most extraordinary academic environment provide an Edge that can’t be found anywhere else.
The University of Victoria, one of Canada's leading universities, is a rich and supportive learning community for students and faculty alike.
Widely recognized for leadership in research, inspired teaching and community engagement, UVic provides innovative undergraduate and graduate programs and real-life learning experiences in a diverse and welcoming West Coast environment.
The 2016 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings place UVic among the top 250 universities around the world. In addition, THE placed UVic at 175 on its January 2016 list of the world’s 200 most international universities
Beyond the classroom, UVic is deeply immersed in the life of communities around the world. With civic engagement a key part of their mission, the faculty, students and staff walk side by side with community partners in Canada and abroad, tackling together the essential issues that matter to people, places and the planet.
Their university is a national and international leader in many areas of critical research and creative endeavour, and their faculty are committed and inspiring teachers. They offer their students a research-enriched education that is complemented by applied, clinical and work-integrated learning opportunities in an academic environment that is among the best in the world.