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Students at UVic

The University of Victoria (UVic)

UVic is a medium-sized university, with 18,000 students attending degree programs in 12 Faculties and Divisions plus 2200 students studying English at UVic’s English Language Centre each year. Students at UVic enjoy a wide variety of modern facilities and convenient services such as:

Faculties and Programs

UVic is a comprehensive university, which means that we offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs, including professional degrees, and that we have a significant amount of research activity.

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The university’s park-like campus is located 15-minutes from downtown and 5 minutes from the beach. Academic buildings are within easy walking distance of each other and 24-hour security makes the campus a safe place both day and night.

Interested in UVic Degree Programs?

Check out our program options:

World University Rankings

UVic is ranked in the top 1% of world universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking (2010).

Helpful Links


In order to perform maintenance on the UVic servers, there will be intermittent outages this Thursday, April 24 from 6 to 8 am (Pacific Time). You may not be able to log in to your courses during this period.

If you experience any problems after 8 am on Thursday, April 24, please contact the Onlinehelp Desk at 250-721-8476 (toll-free 1-888-721-8476 in North America) or by email at