University of Victoria
P.O. Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2Y2
The University of Victoria (UVic) is Canada’s #1 comprehensive university, a leader in bringing innovative research into the classroom in a way that inspires learning.
With a picturesque campus and a medium sized student body (about 19,000), UVic includes faculties of Business, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Human and Social Development, Humanities, Law, Science, and Social Sciences, and is a national leader in co-operative education.
Located in the capital city of Victoria on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, UVic offers all the advantages of city life within close proximity of Canada’s spectacular west coast. It is a 20 minute drive from the heart of downtown Victoria and a 15 minute walk from the Pacific Ocean. The city of Victoria has its own international airport, and is also accessible by both land and by sea, thanks to regular ferry service.
UVic's areas of research strength include community based research, computational modeling and information processing, fine and performing arts, genomics and proteomics, global change and sustainability, indigenous and cultural studies, matter and energy, oceans and climate, and society and health.
In UVic's Language Centre, a state of the art language learning facility, students use advanced technologies to study 17 languages and can practice by watching live news broadcasts via satellite from countries around the world.
|Social and Behavioural Sciences and Law||21%|
|Physical and Life Sciences and Technologies||20%|
|Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences||15%|
|Visual and Performing Arts, and Communications Technologies||11%|
|Humanities and Languages||11%|
|Business, Management and Public Administration||8%|
|Architecture, Engineering, and Related Technologies||6%|
|Health, Parks, Recreation and Fitness||3%|
|Agriculture, Natural Resources and Conservation||1%|
Updated Thursday, August 13, 2009