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. Learn more about the UVic Edge.
Beyond the classroom, UVic is deeply immersed in the life of communities around the world. With civic engagement a key part of our mission, our 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.
Our university is a national and international leader in many areas of critical research and creative endeavour, and our faculty are committed and inspiring teachers. We offer our 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.