The relationship between Vancouver’s real estate boom and the crisis of homelessness and is more than just a trickle down effect. Working with Vancouver's Union Gospel Mission (UGM), nursing professor Bernie Pauly has found that rising housing costs in Vancouver, the diminishing supply of low-end rental housing, and dropping vacancy rates are leading to a growing number of people who are increasingly vulnerable to homelessness.
A quirky mix of student programmers. Dr. Jim Tanaka, the research psychologist who leads them. And the app software they designed that could change the face of autism therapy.
Two weeks after launching its new International Plan, UVic strengthened its relationship with Soochow University with the signing of a third partnership agreement, to welcome 100 students every year from the university located in Victoria's Twin City Suzhou to study economics at UVic.
UVic geographer David Atkinson is available to media for comment on the trio of powerful storms hitting coastal BC on Oct. 13 and through the weekend.
A new report by UVic and Union Gospel Mission suggests Metro Vancouver is entering a 'new reality' in its struggle against homelessness, where unaffordability is driving people onto the streets, creating backlogs in shelters, and preventing others from entering services like addiction recovery.
In a solemn ceremony last Friday, members of the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations and UVic journeyed together to return ancestral remains that had been stored in the Department of Anthropology to their community of origin on Lekwungen traditional lands.
The BC Government announced funding today to the West Coast Wave Initiative at UVic to support research into the potential of ocean waves to generate clean, renewable and affordable electricity. The Ministry of Energy and Mines is providing $150,000 to purchase a new wave energy measurement buoy.
The BC government has invested $8.7 million in a UVic-led, national initiative to bolster Canada’s world-class rare isotope capabilities. The contribution from the BC Knowledge Development Fund supports TRIUMF’s Advanced Rare Isotope Laboratory, a two-phase multidisciplinary research facility that will advance our fundamental understanding of the world in which we live.
On Oct. 6, UVic released the International Plan: Making a World of Difference (2017-2022), bringing increased momentum to our ongoing commitment to welcome international students to an inspirational new home here and to foster intercultural learning and research for domestic students in Canada and across the globe.
She's a Chancellor like no other. Bearing witness to—and representing—the boundless enthusiasm of UVic students, researchers and community connections comes naturally for UVic Chancellor Shelagh Rogers.