Location

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Pearson College UWC is located along the forested shores of the Pacific Ocean at sheltered Pedder Bay, on the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island in the Province of British Columbia, Canada. Our beautiful campus is 29 km southwest of Victoria, the provincial capital.We are proud to acknowledge that we live and learn on the unceded territory of the Scia'new (Beecher Bay) First Nation.

 

Directions from Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal

Total Travel Time: approximately 1 hour

  • Drive off ferry ramp straight onto Hwy 17 S

  • Travel south on Hwy 17 S for approximately 15 to 20 minutes

  • Take Exit 11 toward Royal Oak Drive

  • Merge right onto Island Hwy 1 (signs say “to Nanaimo”)

  • Take Exit 10 toward View Royal, Colwood

  • Take a slight right onto Island Highway S, which changes to Old Island Hwy

  • Continue on Old Island Hwy, which changes to Sooke Rd

  • Continue on Sooke Rd, passing Royal Roads University on left

  • Turn left at Metchosin Rd, the second light after the Dairy Queen on left

  • Drive along Metchosin Rd for 11.7 km (approximately 20 minutes) to Pearson College Drive, eventually passing MyChosen Café on right, Weirs Beach and RV park on left

  • Turn right at Pearson College Dr

  • Continue on Pearson College Dr for 1.6 km

  • Follow signs to Visitor Parking

  • Follow walkway opposite entry to parking to the Administration Building

 


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Directions from Victoria International Airport

Total Travel Time: approximately 1 hour

  • Head  south on Conora Rd towards Ocean Ave W

  • At roundabout, take second exit onto the Pat Bay Highway/BC 17 S

  • Merge onto Hwy 17 S

  • Take Exit 11 toward Royal Oak Drive

  • Merge right onto Island Hwy 1 (signs say “to Nanaimo”)

  • Take Exit 10 toward View Royal, Colwood

  • Take a slight right onto Island Highway S, which changes to Old Island Hwy

  • Continue on Old Island Hwy, which changes to Sooke Rd

  • Continue on Sooke Rd, passing Royal Roads University on left

  • Turn left at Metchosin Rd, the second light after the Dairy Queen on left

  • Drive along Metchosin Rd for 11.7 km (approximately 20 minutes) to Pearson College Drive, eventually passing MyChosen Café on right, Weirs Beach and RV park on left

  • Turn right at Pearson College Dr

  • Continue on Pearson College Dr for 1.6 km

  • Follow signs to Visitor Parking

  • Follow walkway opposite entry to parking to the Administration Building

 


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Directions from Victoria

Total Travel Time: approximately 45 minutes

  • Follow Douglas Street (Hwy 1) north toward Colwood, Nanaimo

  • Take Exit 10 toward View Royal, Colwood

  • Take a slight right onto Island Highway S, which changes to Old Island Hwy

  • Continue on Old Island Hwy, which changes to Sooke Rd

  • Continue on Sooke Rd, passing Royal Roads University on left

  • Turn left at Metchosin Rd, the second light after the Dairy Queen on left

  • Drive along Metchosin Rd for 11.7 km (approximately 20 minutes) to Pearson College Drive, eventually passing MyChosen Café on right, Weirs Beach and RV park on left

  • Turn right at Pearson College Dr

  • Continue on Pearson College Dr for 1.6 km

  • Follow signs to Visitor Parking

  • Follow walkway opposite entry to parking to the Administration Building

 


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Campus Map

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