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great school

pretty campus, decent pub food at the grad lounge, good movie theatre, some nice gardens, good... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Victoria, Canada
I have gone.to 5 schools but this one was special.

I actually attended Comosen College, University Of British Columbia, University Of Victoria... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Victoria, Canada
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3800 Finnerty Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8P 5C2, Canada
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Nice campus in a pretty setting. Fun to wander around the area. Close to the ocean which is a bonus for any student.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

pretty campus, decent pub food at the grad lounge, good movie theatre, some nice gardens, good visual arts program and even a dog park.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stopfer
Reviewed October 14, 2018

I actually attended Comosen College, University Of British Columbia, University Of Victoria, University Of Alberta and Athabaska University.. I attended University Of Victoria in 1983. I had just recovered from a five year illness. I was very happy here. At 23 years of age, I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

The UVic campus is a great space that is ideal for studying and socialising. With a number of food courts, study areas, quads and green spaces the campus is very aesthetic and relaxing. The sports facilities and library are great and the campus is reasonably...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great place to visit; go for a walk around the Ring Road or through the middle for a complete break from vehicle traffic in a relaxed atmosphere

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Victoria402010
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Beautiful buildings and gardens and a friendly place to tour and get an education. Fine drama and sports events open to the public.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank trmelville
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I went and had the full tour with my daughter who is checking out Universities across Canada. The campus is small and while a bit tired around the edges, is still nice to visit. The "quad" in the middle has plenty of trees and green...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ron H
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Went by the University on my tour and it was very interesting to see how it was laid out and different type of architecture.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rita C
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Very beautiful and easy to find where you need to be , awesome Dog Park minutes away by car or a good walk with the pooch.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 77Pyeman77
Reviewed July 3, 2018

The University of Victoria is a small picaresque institute of learning known for its beautiful greenery, cutting-edge educational programming and well-manicured grounds. The university is easy to navigate and offers students and visitors alike a beautiful setting within which to reflect, learn and, indeed, live....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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August 31, 2018|
Response from Victoria402010 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Check any downtown Victoria hotel for rates online; lots of buses from downtown go directly to UVIC:)