Nathalie Ban

Healthy ocean = Healthy communities

Engaging BC's coastal communities in marine conservation is the path to a sustainable future.

Healthy ocean
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UVic's first Indigenous plan

The plan sets out ambitious goals and clear accountability to increase educational opportunities and success for Indigenous students and further develop education, research, outreach and engagement initiatives with an Indigenous focus.

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UVic researcher Stephanie Willerth in a lab

New federal funding for vital research

Federal Science Minister Kirsty Duncan took time for a run with a rocket parachute while mingling with members of UVic's Women in Science Club and the UVic Rocketry Club during her campus visit on Sept. 8 to announce $9.5 million in NSERC funding for 48 UVic researchers.

UVic news
Napoleon, Baum and Loppie on the UVic campus

Scholars named to "rising star" national college

Three UVic researchers known for their passion and commitment to some of the most significant issues facing the country and the planet have been named to the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

The Ring
Graphic design of the 2017 orange shirt

Orange Shirt Day

From Sept. 26-30, staff, students and faculty are invited to mark Orange Shirt Day at a variety of events, including film screenings, panel discussions and an exhibition of artwork by residential school survivors.

Orange Shirt Day
United way campaign

Watch the game, support United Way

The 2017 UVic United Way Campaign will kick off at a special Vikes Nation men’s basketball event in the CARSA Performance Gym on Friday, Sept. 29 from 5–6:30 p.m. and 7–8:30 p.m. Come and support the campaign and the Vikes!  Free entry for staff and faculty.

Support United Way
UVic employee attending a President's Campus Update

Help shape UVic's new strategic plan

From Sept. 18-Oct. 8, share your thoughts about the future direction of UVic using the Thoughtexchange online interactive forum.

Thoughtexchange
Chancellor Shelagh Rogers

Meet the chancellor

Drop in for cake, popcorn, tea, coffee and conversation near the Petch Fountain on Sept. 26 to celebrate the reappointment of Chancellor Shelagh Rogers for a second three-year term as the ceremonial head of the university.

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Three UVic scholars named to “rising star” national college

September 12, 2017

Marine biologist Julia Baum and Indigenous scholars Val Napoleon and Charlotte Loppie were among 70 Canadians confirmed Sept. 12 as new members of the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. The researchers are known for their passion and commitment to some of the most significant issues facing the country and the planet.

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