New full time international students at UVic Continuing Studies and the English Centre will be automatically enrolled in our student services package.
The package includes:
- Access to UVic’s world-class athletic facility, "CARSA"
- A bus pass valid for the duration of your studies
- Expanded access to UVic student clubs, organizations and events
- Health insurance provided by guard.me@UVCS
The cost of health care in Canada is very high for those who do not have health insurance. Without coverage, you could be denied treatment or pay thousands of dollars each day for medical services.
As a result, in order to ensure medical issues do not cause financial difficulty or compromise academic progress, all UVic Continuing Studies (UVCS) students are required to have comprehensive coverage for the entire duration of their studies. International students will be automatically enrolled in the mandatory guard.me@UVCS international health insurance plan upon registration.
Family members who are with you in Canada should also have comprehensive coverage. You can purchase coverage for them at an additional cost.