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University of Victoria

University of Victoria

University of Victoria


The University of Victoria, located in British Columbia, Canada, is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and innovative teaching methods. As a leading institution in higher education, UVic offers a diverse range of programs designed to meet the needs of students and professionals alike. With a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary learning and research, the university prides itself on fostering critical thinking skills and preparing individuals to thrive in an ever-evolving global landscape.

One notable aspect of UVic's educational offerings is its short-term business programs, designed to provide professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in today's competitive business environment. These programs are specifically tailored to meet the needs of working professionals seeking to enhance their expertise or transition into new roles within the business world. UVic's short-term business programs cover a wide range of topics, including leadership, management, finance, marketing, and entrepreneurship.

Taught by industry experts and experienced faculty members, these programs combine theoretical knowledge with practical applications, ensuring participants gain valuable insights and hands-on experience that can be immediately applied in their careers. What sets UVic's short-term business programs apart is their flexibility and accessibility.

Whether you're looking to advance your career, develop new skills, or explore a new area of interest, UVic offers a variety of program options to suit your needs and schedule. From intensive week-long courses to part-time evening classes, there are options available for students at every stage.

Furthermore, UVic's commitment to innovation extends beyond the classroom. The university provides access to cutting-edge research facilities and resources, allowing participants to stay at the forefront of industry trends and developments. Overall, UVic's short-term business programs offer a unique opportunity for students to enhance their skills, expand their knowledge, and advance their careers in today's dynamic business landscape. With a focus on practical, hands-on learning and a dedication to academic excellence, UVic remains a top choice for individuals seeking to pursue their educational and professional goals in the field of business.

Visa Requirements

Students who are attending the ISIBM program from countries requiring a temporary resident visa to travel to Canada will need to apply a minimum of 2 months before the start of the program. Visa processing times can vary by country so apply early.


  • UVic ranks ninth in world for meeting United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings)
  • UVic ranks first in Canada among comprehensive universities for preparing career-ready students (2022 Times Higher Education Global University Employability Rankings)
  • MBA program ranks #15 in the world, #1 in Western Canada (2023 Better World MBA index, Corporate Knights)
  • Master of Global Business ranks #1 in Canada, #3 in North America (2023 Top 100 Masters in Management programs, Financial Times)


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    Peter B. Gustavson School of Business PO Box 1700 STN CSC, BC V8W 2Y2, Victoria