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Donor gifts have an impact locally and worldwide

The dynamic ACE for Artists program brings Indigenous business owners into the classroom to mentor and network with students and forge community partnerships across British Columbia. Read this story and more in the 2019 Donor Impact Report.

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PhD candidate Harsh Rathod flies a drone.

Concrete improvements

Civil engineering PhD candidate Harsh Rathod is using artificial intelligence and robotics to help detect and quantify defects like cracks and holes in public infrastructure such as bridges and dams.

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Borrows wins Canada Council Molson Prize

One of Canada's foremost law scholars and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at UVic, Borrows was awarded the prize in recognition of his contributions to Canada's cultural and intellectual heritage.

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Patrick Robinson’s parattack team

Grad's mapping tool on track to save lives

UVic geography grad and co-op student Patrick Robinson developed a new mapping app to give him and his fellow "smoke jumpers" more information about the forest fire they're attacking.

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Classroom under water

UVic’s scientific diving program takes students to a whole new world of learning.

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From Tanzania to the Yukon

UVic geography faculty and three Maasai from Africa exchanged cultural knowledge and practices with First Nations from the T’souke and Tla-o-qui-aht in BC to the Selkirk and Carcross-Tagish peoples of the Yukon.

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Why study at UVic?

UVic is one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. It also has a strong sense of community with opportunities to get involved. Asiyah Robinson (left) is President of the Muslim Student Society and Coordinator of Let's Talk Science.

Why study at UVic?
Hailey Davies and Wendy Fleming, contributors to the UVic study on human consumption of microplastics using a seine fishing net in Sidney, BC. Credit: Kieran Cox.

Humans unknowingly consume a lot of microplastics

A UVic-led study indicates that a large amount of microplastics may be making their way into our bodies through food we eat and the air we breathe.

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Dynamic, hands-on learning; research that makes a vital impact; and discovery and innovation in Canada's most extraordinary academic environment provide an Edge that can't be found anywhere else.

Learn more about the UVic Edge. Become a student. Partner with us.

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Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning creates a natural advantage for our students.

Dynamic learning

Vital impact

Vital impact

We tackle essential issues that matter—to people, places and the planet.

Vital impact

Extraordinary environment

Extraordinary environment

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

Extraordinary environment

Territory acknowledgement

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UVic acknowledges with respect…

We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen-speaking peoples on whose traditional territory the University of Victoria stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

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Indigenous high school students experience STEM at UVic

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