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University plans

Strategic Framework

UVic’s Strategic Framework (2018-2023) expresses our shared vision, values and priorities. It motivates us to apply our commitment to excellence in research, creativity, teaching, service and engagement. It reminds us that our priority is to serve our students and the world. 

ASPIRATION 2030: A Research & Creative Works Strategy

Creating a better world through curiosity, engagement & innovation

At UVic, we’re driven by our curiosity, engagement and innovative spirit to help solve the world’s biggest problems. As we list what we aspire to be and to do by 2030, we know that we are already well on our way. We’re guided by our principles, our extraordinary natural and cultural environment and our deep respect for the learning that has come before.

Strategic enrolment plan

UVic’s Strategic Enrolment Management (SEM) Plan (2019-2029) aligns student enrolment goals with our Strategic Framework and key initiatives. It helps guide recruitment and retention efforts for the next five to 10 years.

Indigenous plan

UVic’s first Indigenous Plan (2017-2022) builds on our longstanding commitment to Indigenous communities, both local and national. The plan has ambitious goals and clear accountability to continue our harmonious relationship.

Our mutual goal is to increase educational opportunities and success for Indigenous students. The plan outlines our promise to develop education, research, outreach, engagement and programs with an Indigenous focus.

View a summary of the plan framework.

International plan

The UVic International Plan: Making a World of Difference 2017-2022 expands on our global commitment and identifies our goals and strategies. It's a guide to this era of heightened connectivity and collaboration.

Sharpening Our Edge

Sharpening Our Edge is the university’s plan to guide and support UVic’s communications and marketing efforts between 2018–21. The plan supports the Strategic Framework and key operational plans in the service of UVic’s academic mission and the strategic goals of faculties and units.

Campus plan

The Campus Plan is designed to help the university achieve its vision in making a vital impact on people, places and the planet. The Campus Plan guides our decisions in campus land use, building qualities and location, open spaces and natural areas, and transportation and parking. It is deeply informed by extensive campus and community engagement.

Sustainability action plan

The Sustainability Action Plan: Campus Operations 2020-2021 identifies short-term strategies, actions and associated metrics to help achieve the university’s vision for sustainable futures as expressed in the Strategic Framework.

UVic is developing a new Climate and Sustainability Action Plan. The plan will guide our integrated sustainability practices and will respect and value Indigenous ways of knowing and being.

Employment equity plan

The UVic Employment Equity Plan 2015-2020 asserts equity as the precursor for an excellence created by a diversity of people, perspectives and experiences.

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