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Inside tour of CARSA

UVic's new Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities opens in spring 2015. Take a video tour and find out more about UVic's new facility for active healthy living for people of all abilities.

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Colonial Legacies Field School, South Africa

UVic students are reflecting this summer about three weeks in May 2014 on a trip to northeastern Limpopo Province to explore the history of colonialism. (L-R: UVic student Susanna Peterson plays with Locate Ngobeni in Nkambako village.)

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Cass Hussmann and Devin Pelletier make refinements to their satellite

Winning satellite design could be the next big thing in space travel

Electrical lead Cass Hussmann and project manager Devin Pelletier make refinements to their satellite that won the top prize in the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge and may just be the next the next big thing in space travel.

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New students, gear up for the fall term!

Whether you grew up down the street, are transferring from another school or are new to Victoria, you're in for a warm welcome from the whole UVic community when you get here.

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Engineering students take EcoCar 2 to final competition

The re-designed and retrofitted next generation plug-in hybrid electric vehicle produced by one UVic student team is headed to the US this month for the last stages of a major invitational competition.

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Introducing the UVic ONECard

UVic launched the ONECard, a new photo identification card for all members of the UVic community, on May 1, 2014. Current students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to visit the Photo ID Centre (University Centre) to have a new photo taken.

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Grizzlies expand range to central coast islands

Grizzly bears are moving onto islands along the central BC coast, according to new research by Christina Service, a University of Victoria PhD candidate in geography.

Agricultural trade appears unaffected by BC carbon tax: new study

British Columbia’s carbon tax does not appear to have had a measurable impact on international agricultural trade, despite concerns it would greatly reduce the BC industry’s competitiveness, according to new analysis commissioned by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS).

Expert on ground assault in Gaza

Why do tensions continually flare up between Israel and the Palestinian territories? Why does it matter to Canadians? A UVic expert is available to comment on the ground assault launched in the Gaza Strip on July 17 and on the long history behind these tensions.

Can BC forests help keep climate change in check?

A major new study announced today will help ensure one of British Columbia’s (BC’s) most important sectors–forestry–can endure under a changing climate, and even help slow down the rate of global warming.

Inaugural field school in South Africa

This summer, UVic students are reflecting back on three weeks in May 2014 during the first-ever Colonial Legacies Field School in northeastern Limpopo Province. A new UVic-produced video and a selection of photos are now available online.