Aki Matsubara


The ELC held so many activities. It helped for me to make friends easily. I met lovely friends and we could improve our English skills together.”

What's it like living in Victoria?

In Victoria I could meet awesome people. I was surprised that they were so kind and friendly. When I met people they always greeted with smiles. It made me happy. I'm sure that Victoria has the kindest and friendliest culture in the world!

Best advice for new students

Making friends is the best way to improve your English skill. Especially using the Study Centre every day and participating in the coffee social every week.

Favourite places

  • To meet friends on campus: Student Union Building (SUB)
  • To study: UVic Library
  • To relax: UVic Pub, Beacon Hill Park

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Aki Matsubara