University of Victoria

The University of Victoria (UVic) is a large public research university located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The University of Victoria, founded in 1903, is the oldest university in British Columbia. The University of Victoria is one of the most international universities in Canada, attracting students from around the world.

UVic consistently ranks as one of the top universities in Canada and the world. It has been the top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada since 2010. It is also ranked first nationwide and 20th internationally in the Times Higher Education’ ranking of schools under 50 years old. In global rankings, UVic is within the top one per cent of universities around the world and sits on the Top 200 list.