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Two major world university rankings released in the last two weeks cast a glowing light on UVic. The 2013 QS World University Rankings by Subject, released May 8, put UVic in the world's
top 200 universities in five fields. The Leiden rankings, announced last month, show that UVic is Canada’s most intensive environment for international research collaboration.
On May 28 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Parking Lot 2 (behind McKinnon Gym) will be unavailable due to a special event celebrating the beginning of construction of the Centre for Athletics, Recreation
and Special Abilities.
Congress 2013—Canada’s largest multi-disciplinary academic gathering—will feature a wide range of performances, lectures and exhibits that are free and open to everyone. Canadian-American Cree
singer-songwriter, composer, visual artist, educator and social activist Buffy Sainte-Marie will headline on the outdoor Celebration Stage on Wednesday, June 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Four University of Victoria students are among 25 winners of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) video contest Research for a Better Life: The Storytellers involving
universities across Canada.
Researchers and students at the University of Victoria will receive nearly $10 million in federal government grants and scholarships through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council