Free 2018 International Student Handbook
Founded in 1916, the University of Victoria is one of Canada's top comprehensive research universities and one of the largest comprehensive universities. It is ranked in the top 2 in the comprehensive category all year round and is located in the provincial capital of Victoria, British Columbia. . Victoria University has a total of 15 campuses in the inner city and western regions, affiliated with Vancouver Conservatory of Music and Communication Research Center. For overseas students, Victoria University is considered to be one of the most innovative universities in Canada in terms of higher education, professional training and intensive language programs. The proportion of international students reaches 7%. Among high-ranking large-scale public institutions, Victoria University’s international student services are not only rigorous, but also have been friendly, reliable, and stable over the years.
As one of Canada's most famous universities, Victoria University has an original and inspiring learning atmosphere. The university was once home to the World University Games and the main venue of the University of Universiade, so it has world-class facilities, including the best computer and language learning equipment, free computer classrooms, libraries, auditoriums, swimming pools, sports facilities, museums, and theaters. And two sets of entertainment facilities.
CWUR World Ranking:
In the recently announced 2018 CWUR World Rankings, Victoria University ranked 363th in the world and Canada ranked 17th.
It is located on the west coast of Canada and the southernmost city of Victoria in Vancouver Island. This is a famous garden city and is also the capital of Canada's BC province, with a population of nearly 400,000. It is spring-like throughout the year. The school is near the sea and only 15 minutes by bus from the city centre. The stretch of lawns, gardens and forest trails on campus connect the buildings together. There are large shopping malls, cinemas, restaurants, coffee shops, jazz rock clubs, vibrant art scenes, street dynamic music and entertainment shows and more. Victoria enjoys the mildest climate in Canada. It is warm and dry in summer, with temperatures ranging from 15 to 30 degrees. Winter is short and often accompanied by rainfall. In fact, many magazines, including Condé, Nest Traveller and Travel Leisure, have listed Victoria as one of the top 10 most livable cities in the world. North of Victoria is the famous ski resort of Mount Washington and northwest is one of the top ten beaches in the world, the pacific Rim National Park. Take a ferry to Vancouver and Seattle. It is a world famous tourist city.
It is a multidisciplinary and comprehensive university with a number of colleges and majors such as the School of Economics, the School of Education, the School of Engineering, the School of Law, the Institute of Human and Social Development, the School of Humanities, the School of Social Sciences, and the School of Natural Sciences. Victoria University is the second largest university in British Columbia to receive off-campus research grants and contract funds. The University of Victoria is associated with 118 aircraft in 27 countries around the world, including nine Asian countries. Victoria University is Canada’s three universities with a co-op education program. The students in the project alternate between the semester and the work semester to study for a degree, gain work experience and experience related to what they have learned, and lay a good foundation for finding an ideal job with their academic counterpart after graduation.
International Student Services:
The college has a special service agency to help international students. The staff of the International Affairs Office will help solve various problems such as applications and immigration and provide international students with pick-up service. The Student Services Office solves all aspects of international students’ problems related to study skills, personal difficulties, health, loan and financial assistance, part-time job search, and accommodation. International student advisors provide guidance for international students living and studying in the school and provide special assistance to individual students. The Health Service Centers of the University of Victoria's FOOT SCRAY and ST ALBANS campuses provide free medical services for international students. Students can ask medical staff for medical and health information at any time. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can be treated on the ST ALBANS campus. International students can also apply for a scholarship directly to the college or the department they apply for.
Many entertainment artists graduated from this: Zhao Youting, Fahrenheit-Chen Yiru, Xu Yuer;
Political business figures: Stewart Butterfield (Founder of Flickr), Mark Hill (Founder of Westjet), Kyle Christie (Host of Toronto CP24), Andrew Petter (SFU President), Lorna Marsden (Former York University President), Lydia Hwitsun (Former Canada First National Leader), Gary Lunn (Canadian Federal Resources Minister), Murray Coell (Canada Minister of International Trade);
Victoria University’s professional programs include: Geography, Geography and Ocean Science, Environmental Science, Commerce, Electronics, Electrical Technology, Environmental Management, Health Sciences, Food Science, Social Sciences, Australian Cultural Studies, Asia-Pacific Cultural Studies, Mass Communication, Informatics, Banking and Finance, Business Management, Hotel Management, Economics, International Trade, Marketing Management, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering and Business, Education, Nursing, Sports, Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Physics, etc.
Undergraduate course classification:
Business School: International Business, Business Management, Service Management, Management, etc.
School of Engineering: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, etc.
Art School: Art History, Drama, Visual Arts, Music, Writing, etc.
Law School: Laws, etc.
College of Science: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Statistics, etc.
School of Social Sciences: Anthropology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, etc.
College of Liberal Arts: English, French, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Women Studies, etc.
School of Education: Education, etc.
College of Humanities and Social Development: Health Information Science, Nursing, Public Management, Public Health and Social Policy, Social Work, etc.
Victoria University's Dual Admission Path - Camosun College - Victoria University Transfer Course
Victoria University has a transfer course agreement with Carmosson College, a neighboring public sister school. Students who have not achieved high school academic record at the University of Victoria may take the advanced Camosun College for one to two years of freshman or two. According to different professions, as long as the average score at Camosun College reaches 70-75 points, you can take all the credits to Victoria University for your sophomore or junior year to continue your studies. After graduating from Victoria University, you will receive a degree from Victoria University.
Pathway Course at Victoria University - International Academic University Pathway Program
English language courses and a university degree may take five years or more, but the one-year innovation course allows students to complete the degree credit courses while meeting Victorian University’s English language requirements. After successfully completing Victoria University's International Student Pathway program, students will enter the second year of their undergraduate degree. Accelerating the course means that students can complete their education in a shorter time and at a lower cost! Application requirements: 1. Graduation from high school; 2. Provision of college entrance examinations and college entrance examination results; 3. IELTS 5.5; 4. Tuition fees of 24,700 Canadian dollars per year.
The average score of senior high school is more than 85% for three years, and 70% for the college entrance examination;
IELTS 5 single item not less than 6.0
Or if the TOEFL score is 575PBT, if there is no language achievement for 90IBT, you can first attend school's ELC.
Or CAEL 70 points or LPI level 6.
Application fee: $100
CAN $1,702.68/1.5 credits, each school tuition fee will be based on this student basis based on slightly different credits, business, engineering fees more expensive CAN$1702.68-2000/1.5 credits. About $16,400 a year
Textbooks and incidentals: $1700
Student House Costs: $6430 – $10608
Medical Insurance: $288
The first year of the new school guarantees student accommodation. There are four types of rooms to choose from: Single and Double Room (Cluster Room), apartment, accessible residence room )
Fees: Single Room + Dinner $10608 (September to April)
Double Room + Dinner $10608
Shared by four people $6430
Single Apartment $6456
Studio Apartment $8062