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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 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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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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Learning a language is about more than just words

That's lesson number one for the more than 700 students on campus in August studying English as a second language.

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Experts on US-Cuban relations

Two UVic researchers provide expert comment to media for the historic breaking news on Dec. 17 about normalization of diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba after five decades of tension.

Rain garden makes a splash for local school

A new rain garden unveiled Dec. 5 at Oak and Orca school in Victoria is a collaborative project involving grades K to 12, as well as teachers and parents. Thanks to UVic master’s student Catherine Orr, learning about water cycles in the classroom can now make a splash outdoors too.

What will the voice of proteins tell us?

Reuven Gordon has created a way to record the high-frequency acoustic vibrations of proteins and the technique is about to change the pace of drug discovery.