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Timely support for sexual assault survivors

Thanks to international business students at UVic, Island Health now has a new way to address an issue affecting hundreds of vulnerable Vancouver Island residents.

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Building reconciliation

UVic hosted the Building Reconciliation Forum in partnership with Universities Canada, bringing together leaders from universities, colleges and Indigenous communities to create meaningful change and advance reconciliation.

Building reconciliation
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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?
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Congratulations, grads!

During UVic's Fall Convocation ceremonies from Nov. 13-14, a total of 1,493 degrees, certificates and diplomas were conferred to students.

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Supporting Indigenous language revitalization

A new guide by UVic researcher Onowa McIvor invites everyone to embark on an Indigenous language learning journey. McIvor also co-leads the first national project of its kind in Canada.

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Val Napoleon

UVic launches world's first Indigenous law degree

Feminist, artist, grandmother and embracer of disruption, Val Napoleon is one of the most influential legal scholars in Canada. She's changing legal education and the lawscape of Canada as co-founder of the Indigenous Law Degree Program.

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A blog for students, by students

Life for a university student isn’t just essays, exams and ramen noodles. Follow the daily lives of 23 undergraduate students, one blog post at a time.

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Vikes field hockey team wins national championship

On Nov. 2, the UVic Vikes women's field hockey team hoisted the McCrae Cup for the first time since 2008 after a 3-1 victory in the U SPORTS National Championships.

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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.

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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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Visual arts grad, new ONC artist

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Inspired research in the Great Bear Rainforest

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RT @univcan: University + Indigenous leaders focused on the importance of collaboration to advance reconciliation during this year's Nation…

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Territory acknowledgement

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Palliative care could alleviate harms of homelessness

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UVic like you've never seen it before!

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