When it comes to Canadian universities, The University of Victoria, located on Vancouver Island, is quickly becoming known for offering students “real world” experiences. This award-winning university has one of the largest co-op programs in Canada, with options in over 40 programs.
Apparently, the average co-op salary is $2,700 per month. If that makes you want to find out more about U of Vic then read on . . .
Get a degree in Earth and Ocean Sciences at one of Canada’s leading faculties in this area. With Canada’s geographic mass and Vancouver’s position on the West Coast, U of Vic is perfectly situated for this degree and has internationally renowned researchers.
Earn a post secondary Certificate in Aboriginal Language Revitalization and learn more about the languages of Canada’s First Nations.
Specialize in child protection, early life, child life, or indigenous streams in the Bachelor of Arts degree in Child and Youth Care program.
Want to pursue a career in acting or design? Check out the Fine Arts Theatre program!
Are you a star gazer? U of Vic offers a combined degree in Physics and Astronomy just for you.
Study Business in an award-winning faculty.
Learn more about the effects of technology on health care in the Health Information Science program.
Impress your future boss with a minor in Professional Writing (trust us—this will come in handy!).
Work out at one of the largest fitness weight centres in Western Canada. The Stewart Complex (ISC) features a field house with 3 indoor tennis courts, 1 basketball court, 3 badminton courts, an 18,200 sq.ft. fitness and weight centre, a dance studio, an ice rink and more!
Check out all the recreation facilities you’ll have access to—you won’t have any excuse for not staying fit!
Like skiing or snowboarding? Join up with the Snow Club and travel to Mount Washington.
Support your Vikes!
With 21 dormitory buildings, another 119 cluster units, and a first-year student guarantee, we’re pretty sure you’ll find a place to live.
Get a hair cut, pick up a package at the post office, or grab some UVic swag . . . all at the Student Union Building.
Take a break from studying or take your books outside and let nature soothe you—visit the UVic Finnerty Gardens.
Volunteer at the campus and community radio station, CFUV 101.9FM.
Take in a show or performance at the University Centre Farquhar Auditorium.
Victoria is an outdoor person’s paradise!
Attend the Rifflandia Festival that features over 50 different artists from across Canada.
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University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2
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