Check here for the latest news about UVic or follow on Twitter. If you're looking for more information or a UVic expert for a news story, please call University Communications + Marketing at 250-721-7636, Monday to Friday from 8:30-4:30.
UVic sociologist Aaron Devor, founder and academic director of the Transgender Archives, was announced Jan. 15 as the world's only Chair in Transgender Studies—with a donation of $1 million USD
by the Tawani Foundation. (Photo above, l-r: Devor and UVic master's student Alyx MacAdams with some of the UVic archival material.)
Canadian ocean research hub Ocean Networks Canada at UVic celebrates 10 years of pioneering science, embarking on its second decade with a renewed mission to enhance life on Earth by providing
knowledge and leadership that delivers solutions for science, society and industry.
Dynamic, hands-on learning opportunities are a pillar of the UVic student experience. Forty years after launching one of Canada’s largest co-operative education programs, UVic has reached the
milestone of 75,000 co-op placements
Edward John, grand chief of the Tl'azt'en Nation of BC, rang a warning bell for the UN on Jan. 21 about the alarming rates of Indigenous language loss in Canada and the urgent need to revive and
revitalize Indigenous languages even as the world focuses on safeguarding cultural heritage sites. UVic researchers continue to study and champion efforts to revitalize Indigenous languages.
The 2016 VLAs will be awarded Feb. 25 at the 12th annual Leadership Victoria gala. The Lifetime Achievement award recipient is announced in advance, with this year’s going to long-time volunteer
leaders Judith Armstrong and Nick Marsden of Operation Trackshoes. UVic is a founding partner of the annual awards showcasing the accomplishments of local community heroes.