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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Photo of Rachel

"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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Bob Wright's portrait

Historic donation from local "gumboot fisherman"

Bob Wright's gift paid homage to the ocean that brought him happiness and fortune.

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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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Sabrina

The collective power of alumni giving

Alumni helped UVic celebrate its 50th anniversary by laying deep foundations to support future students.

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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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