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Collateral damage

Measures to counter human trafficking often harm the very people they’re supposed to help.

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Khan in a lab

National award fuels student's drive to be a doctor

Sarah Khan has a distinctive definition of the word "leadership," the quality for which she was recently awarded a prestigious 3M National Student Fellowship.

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Portraits of five UVic profs

Discovering. Innovating. Inspiring. Leading.

The REACH Awards celebrate UVic's extraordinary researchers and teachers who transform lives in the classroom and beyond. L-R: James Tanaka, Lynne Marks, Scott McIndoe, Valerie D’Erman & Suzanne Snizek.

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Compassionate care for people using drugs

A new research collaboration between UVic, Island Health and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research launches with a study into how Greater Victoria people who use illicit drugs experience primary health care.

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Revolution in Indigenous law

John Borrows, Indigenous law scholar and winner of the 2017 Killam Prize, is restoring Indigenous law to its place alongside Canadian Common law.

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Bike to Work Week starts May 29

Bike to Work Week celebrates cycling as a healthy, convenient and fun way to get to work. UVic teams will be eligible for great prizes, and all new commuter cyclists will be entered in a draw for a $250 gift card from a local bike shop.

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PESA 2017 recipients

Celebrating the contributions of UVic employees

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2016 President’s Extraordinary Service Awards: Zac Andrus, Mandy Crocker, Cassbreea Dewis, Annalee Lepp and Ahmad Hammado.

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One of Canada’s greenest employers

UVic has joined an elite group of Canadian employers committed to advancing sustainability: we're included in this year's list of Canada's 100 Greenest Employers.

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Important campus notices

Oak Bay sculpture installation

On Thursday, May 25 the District of Oak Bay will be installing a large sculpture piece on Oak Bay property near the entrance to the university, at the corner of University Drive and Cedar Hill X Road.

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CAUTION: Cougar sighting

A possible cougar sighting has been reported to Campus Security in the Finnerty Woods area of campus, near University Drive, Cedar Hill Cross Road and Gordon Head Road on Tuesday, May 2.

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Phishing awareness training

UVic faculty and staff can now self-register for online phishing awareness training via CourseSpaces. Learn about the dangers of phishing scams, how to avoid malicious hackers, how to protect your personal information, how to avoid sending email that may look like phishing to others and how to minimize the risk of phishing to the university. 

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