Victoria - Victoria University
Victoria University (UVIC) is among Canada's leading institutions of high education, located in western Canada's most famous capital of Bc, Victoria. Uvic was formally established on July 1, 1963, Six decades before that, respectively as Victoria College of McGill University and also the University of Bc. Uvic has about 17,000 undergraduate students, 2,000 master and doctoral students. In the end of To November 1999, Uvic has granted 55,952 degrees.
Uvic is a multi-disciplinary comprehensive university; it's college of Economics, Education, Engineering, Law, Human and Social Development Institute, Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences as well as other colleges and professional departments. Uvic may be the second largest University in British Columbia receiving external research funding and contract funds. It connects with 118 institutions from27 countries around the globe, also includes nine Japan. Uvic is also one of the three universities in Canada that has work-study "Cooperative Education" (co-op education program) projects. Location of Uvic can be described as one of the world's best place, first, the host town of Uvic, the Victoria city is the nominated top ten "best city to live" by world's major travel magazines each year.
The city is located in western Canada across the Pacific coast of vancouver island's southern tip, surrounded by the sea, the west side is Pacific, east of the mainland city of Vancouver will be the largest city within the province, south side is Olympus Mountain of America across the sea. Because it is located in the maritime climate, so pleasant climate is all year round, there is no significant distinct for your four seasons. The town has only smoke-free industry, no pollution, clean and clear air throughout the year. Second, the campus is situated in one of the city's best location, an area of 160 acres, the campus has a rational layout and exquisite academic buildings, libraries, gymnasiums, parking lots, dormitories, restaurants, etc., in addition to with the international reputation of the garden, ecological reserves and huge tracts of undeveloped forest. 15 minutes' walking from east campus you can reach vast beach park, 15 minutes' driving you can reach the southwest the city center and the inner harbour. Campus has 7 terminuses of different bus lines.
victoria weather ferries - Transport is quite convenient. And as long you're Uvic student, you can take student ID and consider the city bus for free. Uvic has lots of sports facilities, swimming, tennis, basketball, football, skating, aerobics and many other venues throughout the campus and ready to accept students free of charge. The greatest library on campus- McPherson Library - assortment of 1.6 million, 1.7 million CD, video and the Department of Film has 4500, 42,000 tape drive, which is one of Canada's most advanced library.