Alumni and donors

Four UVic international PhD students talk on sofas in the UVic McPherson library.

Influencing education around the world

Four international PhD students from Tanzania and Zimbabwe are pursuing doctoral work at UVic—thanks to support from donors and UVic’s Faculty of Education—in hopes of helping to increase access to quality education at all levels.

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Brianna in front of her mural

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.

Donor Impact Report
Dom Dominic surfing

Carving a career with a love of surfing

As head of Surf Canada, Dom Domic (BA ’92, MPA ’96) champions the sport and its athletes as surfing debuts in the 2020 Olympics.

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Akbari in his lab at UVic

Futuristic tissue engineering

A UVic researcher is developing futuristic microfibres that target emerging drug therapies for deadly disease.

Student ambassadors pose together

Student Ambassadors donate $2,000 to help students

Using profits from selling flowers and frames at convocation, the student-led Student Ambassadors group is donating to the Student Emergency Fund.

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Humans spelling out "THANKS" on a grassy area of the UVic campus

Thank you for giving to UVic

Last year, 4,623 of you gave to UVic. See how together you're supporting students all across campus, from future engineers to the next generation of teachers and even athletes. We think that's pretty amazing!

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Graduate student Hector Vazquez Cordoba holding musical instrument

Support for graduate research with worldwide impact

Read about Hectors work to increase access to music in school throughout Mexico and more stories like this in our report to donors.

Donor Impact Report 2018
Carmen Ho on the UVic campus

Celebrating two cultures

As a second-generation Chinese-Canadian, Carmen Ho learned to balance the traditions of two cultures and forge her own path.

Read Carmen's story

Alumni and donors

Whether it's been a few months or a few years since you've last been to campus, you'll always be a part of our family.

UVic Alumni Relations helps you stay connected through special events, information and opportunities tailored specifically to our graduates. There's a lot happening at your alma mater that you won't want to miss.

With every new achievement and discovery UVic makes, your diploma increases in value. We take pride in your accomplishments, knowing that you're one of our own.

UVic has granted more than 100,000 degrees, diplomas and certificates and with each graduating class, our alumni family grows - extending your worldwide network of connections.

Your gifts make a difference

With your participation as a donor, we will continue to set new standards in teaching, research and community service.

Find out how you can make a difference by exploring the UVic Development website or contacting us for further information.

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