The University of Victoria (UVic), one of Canada’s leading universities, provides both students and faculty with a unique learning environment. UVic has earned a reputation for commitment to research, scholarship and coop education. With over 40 programme areas, diverse athletic, social and cultural opportunities, and a cooperative education programme that encourages students to gain real-world experience to complement their academic learning, UVic is home to more than 19,000 students from around the world.
Scholarship funding for international students is limited and highly competitive. Students completing the International Baccalaureate program with a minimum of 36 points are guaranteed a minimum entrance scholarship of $2000 CDN. Other students with academic excellence may also be eligible for a minimum entrance scholarship of $2000 CDN.
Students must obtain a minimum TOEFL score of 550 PBT/213 CBT or 79 iBT, or an IELTS score of 6.5. Students meeting these requirements will be placed directly in the University Admissions Preparation Course. Students that obtain a minimum TOEFL score of 530 PBT/197 CBT or 71 iBT, or an IELTS score of 6.0 will also be given a Conditional Offer of Admission, but will be placed into an English programme according to their ability.