More than 260 research videos now online in ongoing video series

Want to know what UVic researchers are doing? This series showcases the passion and commitment of our researchers. They explain what they're doing, how it's relevant on campus and in the world—all in everyday language.

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Supporting faculty members and librarians

You'll find a variety of resources on our website for many of the key areas that you may deal with as a faculty member or librarian at the University of Victoria.

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About VPAC

Our office is responsible for setting the strategic direction and academic priorities of the university and leading UVic's integrated planning process. Positions reporting to the vice-president include three associate vice-presidents, eleven deans, the university librarian, head of division of medical sciences, executive director of co-op education and career services, executive director of academic resource planning and director of faculty relations.

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Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost 

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The Office is committed to fostering an environment of academic excellence and innovation. We foster a welcoming and diverse learning, teaching and working environment by championing equity and diversity across campus.  As primary contact for faculty and librarian relations the Office supports rewarding career development for faculty, librarians and academic leaders. The Office ensures that all programs are of the highest quality and fosters outstanding student experience by supporting the integration of teaching, learning and civic engagement across the disciplines. 

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Core Unit

The Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost (VPAC) is responsible for setting the academic priorities of the university and leading UVic's integrated planning process.

Faculty Relations and Academic Administration Unit

Faculty and librarian relations are delivered through the coordinated efforts of the VPAC office and academic administrators.

Academic Planning and Programs Unit

Academic planning and Programs unit works to ensure the quality of current and future academic programs. The unit is also responsible for the enhanced planning tools initiative.