Giving to UVic

Samantha with her kids

A single mother's legacy

Doris Stastny's bursary is helping Samantha Magnus pursue a graduate degree while raising a young family.

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"Thank you from the bottom of my heart"

Each year, contributions from donors enrich our students’ experiences at UVic. In this video a few student award recipients share what your generosity means to them, and how it has helped them grow.

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Remembering Wally: Once a Vike, always a Vike…

Remembering Wally: Once a Vike, always a Vike…

The Wally Milligan Soccer Scholarship is remarkable because of its multi-generational reach. It was created in honour of UVic’s first soccer coach by Jim Crawford, the Vikes team’s first goalkeeper, with the help of his teammates.

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Jess playing rugby

The First Lady of rugby

Jess received the gift of time through an athletic award from local rugby club, the Castaway Wanderers. 

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Hannah Sun on the crosswalk

Never too young to leave a legacy

One rainy night, Hannah Sun's life changed in an instant. Now her incredibly generous gesture will support future UVic students who need on-campus healthcare.

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Born to teach

Born to teach

Ken Hurn was an exemplary teacher and so his family felt that it was only fitting to create an award to honour something he took great pride in — his teaching ability.

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Every gift you make to UVic has an impact

Your donation can encourage students to achieve amazing things. Your donation can inspire researchers to solve big questions. Your donation, quite simply, can change the world.

Ways to give

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Donations to the University of Victoria can take many forms, from one-time gifts of cash or donations in kind, to planned gifts through one’s will. We would be happy to discuss in confidence how you can make a donation.

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Our priorities

Our priority

As a donor to UVic, you have many options to decide where your gift should go. We are committed to providing students an accessible outstanding education. Each faculty and department has capital needs.

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Impact of giving

Impact of giving

Our goal is to actively recruit and retain outstanding students from diverse regions and backgrounds and to remove all barriers to admission and retention other than academic and creative potential.

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