Office of the President
UVic has an international reputation as one of Canada's finest research-intensive universities—indeed, among the best in the world. This is due to the efforts of its outstanding faculty, students, staff and leaders, and support from our donors, alumni, and our many public and private sector partners.
Jamie Cassels, QC
President, University of Victoria
Professor Jamie Cassels is the University of Victoria's seventh president. Cassels is a legal scholar of international stature, a nationally recognized master teacher, and a talented university administrator noted for outstanding leadership and vision.
In January 2012, the University of Victoria adopted its fourth multi-year strategic plan. As the university continues to move forward on implementing this plan, it will, under the leadership of President Cassels, work to identify its highest strategic priorities within the plan.
In 2014, we set out to deepen our understanding of why faculty, staff, students and partners choose UVic. The result is three ingredients that define who we are today and set a bold path for how we will remain a university of choice in the future: