University of Victoria

UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA (UVic) originated as Victoria College in 1903 offering first-year university courses in affiliation with Montreal's McGill Univ. When UBC began offering courses in VANCOUVER in 1915, the Victoria school closed temporarily; in 1920 it reopened as an affiliate of UBC. It was located in the CRAIGDARROCH mansion from 1921 to 1946, then in the Victoria Normal School. Originally a 2-year college, it expanded to a full 4-year institution in 1961. It was officially proclaimed a...

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