Rutendo Musharu

"I knew only education could change my life."

The Donor Impact Report celebrates how you give students like Rutendo opportunities to change their lives, and the lives of others.

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Donna Henderson and her kids

Welfare or law school?

Your donations don’t just keep Donna in school. They create a feeling of hope that permeates everyday life for the family, and will continue to impact future generations.

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Student call centre

Meet our student callers

Our team of student callers enjoy reaching out to alumni and friends—sharing ways you can support UVic's extraordinary academic environment.

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Dr. Aaron Devor with a current Master's student

World's only Chair in Transgender Studies established

The Tawani Foundation (founded and led by Lt. Col. Jennifer N. Pritzker of Chicago) donated $1 million USD to create the Chair in Transgender Studies—the first of its kind. 

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Lilia in the old school house

"What an amazing gift to give!"

Historic gift from Sisters of St. Ann enables disadvantaged youth to pursue their life’s dreams through higher education.

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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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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


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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