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Irvine emerging from the water in SCUBA gear

UVic grad student takes academia underwater

On April 20, Master of Education grad student Mike Irvine was the first person to conduct a live-streaming, ocean-to-surface, webcast master's project defence (so far as we know)!

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Smith in Uganda

UVic student receives national award

Navarana Smith (biology and environmental studies) has been named as one of 10 Canadian undergraduates to win a 2015 3M National Student Fellowship. Photo: Smith during a field course in Uganda.

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Student mental health at UVic

The University of Victoria offers numerous resources, supports and opportunities to promote student mental health on campus. Learn more about the various supports and services that are available to UVic students.

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Three female students

Congratulations to our co-op students of the year

Gaëlle Madevon, Tesi Carmona Wagner and Silvia Penkova—who specialized in communications, animal behaviour and submarine refitting, respectively, during their work terms—are our 2014 Co-op Students of the Year.

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CARSA is nearly complete

CARSA will open this spring. What's in it for you? Check out our new CARSA video for a look inside the centre, with construction nearly complete. More information on CARSA is available at uvic.ca/carsa.

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My UVic Life features blogs from 18 undergrad students.

Ever wonder what it's like to be a UVic student?

Follow the daily lives of 18 undergraduate students, one blog post at a time.

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News and events

Hang out online in Shakespeare's London

Freshly launched this year, the Map of Early Modern London proves the relevance of a 450-year-old woodcut map in today’s world, bringing it to life in a highly interactive, research-saturated, Google-style format.

Research chair sheds light on Earth's surface

University of Victoria geographer Olaf Niemann, an international leader in remote sensing technology, is the newly appointed BC Leadership Chair in Hyperspectral Remote Sensing. It is the first and only research program in this field in Canada.

UVic student wins prestigious national award

Third-year University of Victoria student Navarana Smith, a tireless volunteer for social justice and environmental causes and a committed learner who has travelled the globe in the course of her undergraduate studies, has won a 3M National Student Fellowship.

Expert on alcohol policy changes

Dr. Tim Stockwell (Director, Centre for Addictions Research BC) is available to discuss the health and safety risks associated with upcoming changes (April 1) to BC liquor laws, which include increased availability and changes to the pricing of alcohol.

Music, glaciers, zombies and linguistics: Masterminds lectures return

This year’s Masterminds free public lecture series at the University of Victoria—running Wednesdays, April 8 through 29—eschews the lectern and traverses an eclectic terrain of ideas.