University of Victoria Overview
The University of Victoria was established on 1 July 1963 in Victoria, British Columbia. The main campus is located in the Gordon Head area of Greater Victoria. With a total area of 403 acres the campus spans the border between the municipalities of Oak Bay and Saanich.
The University of Victoria offers innovative programs for more than 20,000 students. Dynamic, hands-on learning, research that makes a vital impact, and discovery and innovation in Canada’s most extraordinary academic environment provide an edge that can’t be found anywhere else.
The University is a national and international leader in many areas of critical research and creative endeavour, and the faculty are committed and inspiring teachers. They offer students a research-enriched education that is complemented by applied, clinical and work-integrated learning opportunities, making it among the best in the world.
Swansea University currently has a University-wide agreement in place with the University of Victoria (UVIC).