Current faculty and staff

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Cyber safe

UVic cyber-security researchers aim to stay one step ahead of computer hackers.

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Shedding light on ocean dead zones

Oceanographers from around the world are hoping to learn more about the science of "dead zones," thanks to a UVic-led research project taking place in Saanich Inlet near Victoria.

The Ring
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President's Extraordinary Service Awards

Nominate an individual or team for the President's Extraordinary Service Awards. This year's awards have been re-imagined and re-named to better reflect the spirit and energy of our faculty and staff.


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

Current faculty and staff


Important campus notices

Economic Stability Dividend to UVic employees covered by collective agreements

On Nov. 29, the Ministry of Finance issued a news release announcing a modest general wage increase of 0.35 per cent, in the form of an Economic Stability Dividend, for unionized public sector employees. The potential for Economic Stability Dividends was a key element of the provincial government's public sector-wide collective bargaining mandate to negotiate stability and long-term affordability of public services.

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Board of Governors and Senate nominations

On July 1, 2017 a number of positions will become vacant on the university’s two governing bodies – the Board of Governors and the Senate. The Board of Governors has two (2) positions for faculty members elected by the faculty members. The Senate has seven (7) positions representing the following faculties: Education, Engineering, Graduate Studies, Law, Science and Social Sciences. Six (6) positions for faculty members-at-large will also become vacant at that time and a call for nominations for those positions will be issued in January 2017.
For more information about these positions, visit the University Secretary’s website. Nominations close Dec. 19.

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Exams and extreme weather

UVic recognizes that exams can be a stressful time for students. Given that Greater Victoria is currently experiencing wintry weather conditions, students are urged to make sure they take extra time in travelling to campus for scheduled exams. Road conditions can delay traffic and transit buses may not run on time. While students are responsible to make every effort to arrive on campus before scheduled exam times, the university has procedures to deal with delays caused by extreme weather.

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Power Up The Tower - Dec. 8

 The Power Up The Tower event is now being held on Dec. 8, so come out and cheer on brave climbers from departments and units across campus, as they challenge themselves on the CARSA climbing wall! The annual event is in support of the UVic United Way campaign, with the climbers collecting pledges within their units, and donations at the event.  There are raffle tickets and prizes, so drop by to see the action!

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