University of Victoria

The University of Victoria, often referred to as UVic, a research intensive university located in Saanich and Oak Bay, 5.71 km northeast of downtown Victoria, British Columbia. The university's annual enrollment is about 20,000 students.

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Address: 3800 Finnerty Rd, Victoria, BC V8P 5C2, Canada
Phone: +1 250 721 7211


University of Victoria is ranked #11 globally and first in Canada among universities less than 50 years old by Times Higher Education (THE). It also ranks in THE’s elite global list of the top 200 universities, which includes approximately one per cent of the world’s best institutions. The University of Victoria offers innovative programs for more than 20,000 students on our diverse and welcoming West Coast campus.

The University of Victoria is more than a top research university in a spectacular West Coast location. It is a university of achievement, a university of curiosity, a university of integrated learning, and so much more. An international focus is also an important part of the University of Victoria experience. It is found in the university’s wide range of international research and development projects, the international content in our curriculum and the opportunities available for students to study or work in other countries.