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UVic's Online Academic Community

Thanks to the new Online Academic Community (OAC), UVic faculty, staff and students can now create their own WordPress websites and blogs—all you need is a NetLink ID. Visit oac.uvic.ca to get started.

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UVic launches Mental Health Initiative

Working collaboratively with students, faculty and staff, UVic has developed its Student Mental Health Initiative to support and care for the mental health and wellbeing of students facing the challenges and stress of university life.

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Pathways to Success: Career development workshops for grad students

What lies beyond graduate school for you? Explore future career paths at these free sessions offered from October 2014 through April 2015. Learn how to transition from grad school to a career, discover current labour market info for academic and non-academic careers, and hear from panels and speakers! Register now.

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United to Change with the 2014 UVic United Way campaign

Show your support at these upcoming events: UVic Libraries Book Sale, Nov. 18-20 in the SUB, 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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India field school stages innovative approach to intergenerational theatre

A group of UVic theatre students led by PhD candidate Matthew Gusul departs Sept. 29 for southeast India to help launch the country’s first intergenerational theatre company, in support of local seniors and rural youth. Above: Gusul (centre) during a field trip to the region last year.

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New campus food facility opens Sept. 20

Mystic Market features eight food kiosks and a general store, and it's the first zero-waste facility on campus. For streamlined service, the new University Centre food facility will be accepting ONECard and cash only.

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A Nobel-filled year for biochemistry grad

Michelle Parker rubbed shoulders with 37 Nobel laureates in one exciting experience of many during a remarkable academic career at UVic, which culminated this month with a PhD in biochemistry. UVic celebrated the completion of studies for 1,300 graduating students at Fall 2015 convocation ceremonies.

Nominations now open for 2015 VLAs

Nominations are now open for the Victoria Leadership Awards. The 2015 VLAs will be awarded at the 11th gala ceremony on Feb. 19. UVic is a founding partner of the annual program established in 2004 to showcase the accomplishments of local community heroes.