Student Mobility Only Agreed for 2019/20

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Course Information

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University of Victoria Welcome Information

University of Victoria Course List

University of Victoria Grading System

Language of delivery: English

Address, Codes & Departments

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University of Victoria
International and Exchange Student Services Office
3800 Finnerty Rd. Victoria
BC V8P 5C2, Canada

Department: (Departments with which we have a link are in bold)

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Fine Arts

Head of Institution: Jamie Cassels (President)

Application Deadlines

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Application Procedure

Students interested in studying at the University of Victoria will be nominated by RGU. Nominated students will then be able to apply.

Students will be provided with an incoming exchange student application form. Students will need to submit this form along with a number of supporting documentation (including; A Transcript of Records, A Copy of Passport, Two Passport Style Photographs, A Disclosure Form, a completed and signed Learning Agreement, and in the case of art students - a portfolio) to

Students will recieve an admissions package if they have been successful.

University of Victoria Application Information

Application Deadlines

Semester 1

  • 01 May

Semester 2

  • 01 May
Accommodation Information

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Accommodation provided

Accommodation is provided by the University of Victoria, but not guaranteed.

Average cost of rent per month

Between $ 4'000,- and $ 4'500,- per semester (includes meal plan). 

Items provided in University accommodation

Depends on the residence. Rooms come equipped with a bed, desk, chair, storage space, etc.

Laundry facilities in the residences


Cooking facilities or meals provided

Meal plans are available. Some accommodation options include a shared kitchen.

Number of students sharing bathroom

Depends on the residence, usually two or more.

Mixed gender bathrooms


Cleaning service and how frequent

Depends on the residence, common areas are cleaned regularly.

Other Relevant Information

Rent includes heat, hot water, electricty and internet access. 

Accommodation also features common rooms with cable TV, and other shared spaces. 


University of Victoria Accommodation Information

Health & Medical Insurance

All new international students, including exchange students, will be automatically enrolled in UVic’s Mandatory Temporary Medical Insurance (MTMI) plan. Coverage will be provided by International Insurance. A fee of $265 provides coverage for the students during their first 4-month academic term at UVic (September to December, January to April or May to August). Find out more about Health Insurance at University of Victoria