Faculty of Human & Social Development

Melina Laboucan with Jane Fonda

Power to the people

Indigenous Governance MA grad Melina Laboucan galvanized her community through the installation of a solar energy project. Photographed with supporter Jane Fonda in Toronto, August 2015.

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Sisters of St. Ann

A beneficial gift from Sisters of St. Ann

The Sisters of St. Ann donated $2-million toward UVic's Youth in Care endowment which provides tuition for up to 14 UVic applicants per year who have lived in government care. Here, recipient Lilia Zaharieva (Child and Youth Care) talks with Sister Marie Zarowny, Provincial Leader of the Sisters of St. Ann.

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Choose a career that makes a difference

Our schools and centres

The Faculty of Human and Social Development has partnerships and well established relationships with a number of facilities on and off campus. Here, nursing students work through an exercise at the Centre for Interprofessional Clinical and Simlation Learning at the Royal Jubilee Hospital.

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Jin-Sun Yoon

National award winner

Jin-Sun Yoon, Child and Youth Care teaching professor, is one of 12 recipients to receive the national 2015 3M Award. 

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Learning to transform ourselves, our world

In the language of the Lekwungen People on whose land our university stands, Numekwa. Welcome to the Faculty of Human and Social Development. If you are a student, alumnus, donor, or community partner, you are part of us because you seek learning and community that can change our world. If you are discovering our work, we hope you will join us. - Dean Tricia Marck