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The UVic Edge

Dynamic learning, vital impact and an extraordinary academic environment are the foundation of UVic's new positioning. Learn more at uvic.ca/edge.

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UVic professor wins national teaching award

Child and Youth Care professor Jin-Sun Yoon is one of 10 university educators across Canada to receive this year's prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship.

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Cancer detectives

UVic researchers are developing a simple and inexpensive way to detect lung cancer.

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Ideas that can change everything

From March 2-7, join UVic thinkers, innovators and artists from across campus as they explore dozens of world changing ideas at the university's fourth annual IdeaFest.

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What's next for McKinnon?

As we approach the spring 2015 opening of CARSA, the 40-year-old McKinnon Gym will be getting a new lease on life, as modern labs and spaces are built for the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education.

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Saying "I do" to a PhD in marriage proposals

People propose in all sorts of different ways. PhD student Lisa Hoplock is delving into the psychology behind what makes a successful marriage proposal—and what makes a failed one.

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A curriculum of care at Our Place

Many people across Greater Victoria volunteer to improve the lives of our community's most vulnerable people. UVic collaborations in nursing and business go a step further, shaping learning experiences in the spirit of service.

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Business team takes top prize at Davos

MBA students claim top prize at Corporate Knights' "Business for a Better World" sustainability case study competition in Davos, Switzerland.

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A globally recognized research-intensive university, UVic offers innovative programs for more than 20,000 students. Our dynamic hands-on approach to learning—in Canada's most extraordinary environment for discovery and innovation—gives students the UVic Edge.

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The UVic Edge

The UVic Edge comes from the fusion of three powerful ingredients:

Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning creates a natural advantage for our students.

Vital impact

Vital impact

Vital impact drives our sense of purpose.

Extraordinary environment

Extraordinary environment

Our extraordinary academic environment inspires us to defy boundaries and innovate in exciting ways.


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