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Welcome, new and returning students!

Whether you're a new or returning student, there's bound to be a welcome event on campus for you. Download our new guidebook app to view upcoming events, customize your schedule and connect with other students.

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ThunderFest 2014! Are you in?

On Sept. 5 Vikes Nation, UVSS, Res Life and UVic Athletics and Recreation presents the 5th Annual ThunderFest held from 12-4 p.m. outside the SUB. There will be non-stop activity, a chance to win one of three $500 prizes as well as lots of games and entertainment.

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Learn about the Co-op Program and career support on campus!

Student life is great, but what comes next? Find out about the Co-op Program and how it can help you gain relevant experience before you graduate, plus the career services, resources and events available on campus!

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Sign up now for free online, self-paced career programs

Thinking about career options or actively looking for work? Register now for Horizons or Navigator to explore career paths, plan your next steps, improve your networking skills and build an effective work search. Programs start Sept. 8 and 22, and are brought to you by UVic Co-op and Career!

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Your résumé. Our help.

Want to improve your résumé or cover letter? We’re here to help! Bring your material to one of our Résumania! booths across campus on Tuesday, September 16, for some free tips from our career team.

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Connect with over 50 recruiting employers!

Exploring career options? Looking for work? Meet reps from a wide range of organizations at the annual UVic Co-op and Career Fair on Sept. 23-24! You can also meet recruiters from a variety of graduate and professional schools.

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Award-winning author, journalist, playwright, screenwriter, Leiren-Young is UVic’s next 2014 Harvey Stevenson Southam Lecturer in Journalism and Nonfiction—the first UVic alumnus to hold the Southam position.

SSHRC-funded project examines Japanese Canadian dispossession

A seven-year, multi-partner project led by UVic will explore the shameful history of dispossession during the 1940s will culminate in a cross-country museum exhibition in 2019. On Aug. 27, the federal government announced a $2.5-million partnership grant.