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UVic day of action on violence against women

This year's event to honour the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Michèle Pujol Room (SUB). Classes and exams have been cancelled from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to allow students, staff and faculty to attend.

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Michelle Parker in the lab

A Nobel-filled year for biochemistry grad

Thanks to her research on parasite strategy, Michelle Parker rubbed shoulders with 37 Nobel laureates during her remarkable academic career at UVic, which culminated with a PhD in biochemistry this November.

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Murray Farmer during a convocation ceremony

Chancellor Murray Farmer's last convocation ceremony

Chancellor Murray Farmer presides over a final set of four ceremonies during UVic's Fall Convocation, Nov. 10 and 12. During his six years as chancellor, he has presided over 79 convocation ceremonies.

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CARSA climbing wall

Peninsula Co-op is CARSA’s first corporate naming partner

UVic, thanks to support from its first corporate naming partner, is one step closer to fulfilling the vision for CARSA, opening in 2015. On Nov. 4, a key focal point was named: the Peninsula Co-op Climbing Wall. (Photo: UVic and Peninsula Co-op officials at the base of the newly named wall.)

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Book Sale

United to Change with the 2014 UVic United Way campaign

Show your support at these upcoming events: Winter Artisans Market, Nov. 25 and 26 in University Centre, and That Chemistry Show, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Bob Wright Centre.

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UVic Vikes host national rowing championships

Vikes rowing team brings home gold

At the 2014 Canadian University Rowing Championship, hosted Nov. 1-2 at Elk Lake by UVic, the Vikes men took home gold in the men’s eight and lightweight double while finishing second overall in team standings by four points. The women took home three silvers and a bronze in the eight to finish third overall.

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Students walking through the transit hub at UVic.

Become a Student for a Day

Want to know what it's like at UVic? Check out our Student for a Day program and experience the life of a UVic undergraduate student.

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Karlen in lab

Turning on the high beam

UVic physicist Dean Karlen leads the development of a new, world-class particle accelerator that will lead to advances in nuclear medicine, materials science and environmental remediation.

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About UVic

UVic is more than a top research university in a breathtaking location. We’re a university of achievement, a university of curiosity, a university of real-life learning, and so much more. Learn more about what makes UVic unique.


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See our picks for best fall campus photos. Follow @universityofvictoria on Instagram, and don't forget to tag your pictures with #uvicpix.

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Winning photoThe November snapshot of the month is Changing of the seasons by Chris Ward. Show us your UVic! Submit your own photos to or via our Flickr group. Your photo could be next month's winner.

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Student snapshots

Remember the start of the semester, when you weren't bogged down with assignments and midterms? Watch a slideshow of featured student images from September.

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