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.
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:
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