University of Victoria – Top Three Comprehensive University in Canada

For the tenth consecutive year, UVic has ranked within the top three Canadian comprehensive university by Maclean’s, Canada’s national news magazine. - UVic in the Rankings

Canada’s Smartest City

"Victoria didn’t grab the top spot this year just for being well-read — or for that matter, its ocean views, cherry blossoms or the warm climate. The CLI is based on data from 26 measures, which are grouped into four “pillars” of learning, a framework originally developed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)." - Macleans Magazine

Top Student Destination

"The capital of British Columbia is unique: Victoria sits on the very tip of Vancouver Island, just off the coast of Canada’s Pacific Coast." - Teach and Travel Magazine

Top 10 Small American Cities of the Future: Human Capital and Lifestyle

"Jam-packed with innovation, creativity and entrepreneurs, Victoria’s human capital has the potential to make a significant contribution to the knowledge-based 21st century economy." - London’s Financial Times

Start your adventure in Victoria BC, the ultimate location to live and learn!