Entities

University of Victoria

University of Victoria

Nickname
UVic
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Link
Location
Founding Date
1963

University of Victoria (UVic) is a public research university formerly known as Victoria College. It is the first post-secondary institution established in British Columbia in 1903, operated as an affiliated college until 1963 when it was reorganized into the present University of Victoria. Ranking as the second best comprehensive university in Canada for three consecutive years, UVic has an edge to its greatness with their dynamic learning opportunities, research that has a vital impact, and extraordinary academic environment.