A university of partnerships

UVic President Jamie Cassels at a United Way event

President Cassels honoured with United Way award

United Way Greater Victoria (UWGV) has presented their most prestigious honour—the Chair's Award of Distinction—to UVic President Jamie Cassels, in recognition of his longstanding commitment to the UWGV.

Chair's Award

Partnering on innovative cancer treatment

Two University of Victoria biochemists are entering into a collaboration that could take immunotherapy—the latest and most promising form of cancer treatment—to the next level.

UVic news
Co-op student with supervisor

Celebrating our 75,000th co-op placement

Co-operative education plays a major role at UVic, with one in three students taking part. Forty years after launching one of Canada's largest co-op programs, we're celebrating our 75,000th co-op placement.

75,000 co-op students
Hofer, Price and Weber on the UVic campus

Improving seniors' homecare with wireless technology

A study led by UVic's Centre on Aging—in collaboration with Island Health, Cerner Corporation, and Ayogo—will allow nurses and doctors to better monitor the health of Victoria-area seniors with complex care needs in the comfort of their own homes.

Media release
Centre for Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Learning

New hospital facility enhances health care learning

The new $2.9-million Centre for Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Learning is a partnership between UVic's School of Nursing, UBC's Faculty of Medicine and Island Health.

Hospital simulation centre


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