Current faculty and staff

West Coast beach, copyright Amy Hartzenberg

New app for BC central coastal species

A new app developed by UVic researchers to identify over 700 species in the Great Bear Rainforest will help deepen our appreciation of the biodiversity along BC's central coast. Photo: Amy Hartzenberg.

News release
UVic President Jamie Cassels at a United Way event

President Cassels honoured with United Way award

United Way Greater Victoria (UWGV) has presented their most prestigious honour—the Chair's Award of Distinction—to UVic President Jamie Cassels, in recognition of his longstanding commitment to the UWGV.

Chair's Award

Weather watchers

A UVic geographer helps northern residents prepare for the impact of Arctic storms.

UVic knowlEDGE
Sockeye salmon copyright Andrew S. Wright

The salmon genome revealed

A new study yields huge potential for the management and conservation of salmonid fish, such as commercially valuable sockeye. Photo: Andrew S. Wright /


The Edge brand guidelines

The Edge brand guidelines will help us all tell a consistent and unified story about UVic and allow you to get the materials you need to support your unit's goals by accessing templates and working with University Communications + Marketing.

Brand guidelines website
Rob Johns

Day in the Life: Rob Johns

Rob Johns, UVic's new manager of emergency planning, has seen first-hand the destruction and chaos that large-scale disasters can cause.

Meet Rob Johns

Current faculty and staff

These pages provide up-to-date campus notices, news and information relevant to UVic faculty and staff, as well as links to useful electronic tools and resources. Additional on-campus news is available via the Ring newspaper and the biweekly Campus Checklist email newsletter. Read more.

Notices for faculty and staff

Lynda & Murray Farmer honoured by Chamber

Former UVic chancellor Murray Farmer and his wife Lynda were jointly honoured by the Victoria Chamber of Commerce with a Lifetime Achievement Award at a gala event at the Empress Hotel on April 21.

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AVP Academic Planning appointed

Dr. Nancy Wright has been appointed as Associate Vice-President Academic Planning for a five year term beginning July 1, 2016, following the unanimous recommendation by the search committee and confirmation in a faculty ratification vote.

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UVic to start consultations on sexualized violence policy

The University of Victoria will begin consultations in May to develop a separate policy on sexualized violence that will build on current policies and practices and reinforce the university's commitment to a safe campus where sexualized violence is unacceptable.

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Emergency Preparedness Workshop - May 3

Sign up for a free 90-minute session that will teach you how to be prepared for the kinds of emergencies and disasters that can affect this region.  Attention will be focused on how to be prepared both at home and on the campus.  This talk will also include information on the emergency planning in place here at UVic.

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UVic recognized by the United Way

Congratulations to UVic for bringing home the United Way's 2015 Postsecondary Challenge Cup - for the second year in a row!  President Cassels issued the 2015 challenge to the President of Royal Roads University, Dr. Cahoon, and the President of Camosun College, Ms. Bell.  The award was announced at the Greater Victoria United Way's Spirit Awards luncheon on April 22.

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Campus Checklist is a brief campus news digest delivered biweekly to all UVic faculty and staff via their university-supplied email. It is intended to help strengthen communications between faculty and staff in different areas, support UVic's culture of respect, inclusion and collaboration, build a sense of shared enterprise and improve campus communications.

In addition to email delivery, Checklist content is also collected and mirrored on the Ring website. Guidelines for content inclusion appear on the Ring policies page.

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