Founded in 1903

Founded in 1903

University of Victoria

Founded in 1903

Founded in 1903

University of Victoria

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  • 3303

    International students
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  • 334

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University of Victoria

Dynamic learning, research with a vital impact, and the extraordinary academic environment give UVic an Edge that can’t be found anywhere else.

The University of Victoria is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities that is located in Victoria, on the BC coast.

The UVic Edge combines three elements: dynamic learning, vital impact and the extraordinary academic environment.

Together, these three elements nurture an environment of discovery, innovation and creativity. The Edge fortifies the university's work in sustainability and healthy societies. 

It shapes UVic worldview with diverse perspectives, including those from Indigenous and international communities. It fuels its commitment to economic well-being, technological advances and social justice.

  • Dynamic learning
  • Vital impact
  • Extraordinary academic environment

The university's research makes a vital impact on people, places and the planet. 

The university has identified five overlapping impact areas where it is uniquely positioned to make a difference:

  • Climate, environmental change and sustainability
  • Health and wellness
  • Indigenous-led scholarship
  • Social justice and equity
  • Technology and the human experience

On-campus accommodation

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UVic Campus

Residence fee Duration

$9,626 CAD

UP to $13,384

Off-campus accommodation

annual rent in Victoria
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Shared house

$10,128 CAD


Shared house

$6,744 CAD


Entire house

$20,256 CAD


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