Alumni and donors

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World's only Chair in Transgender Studies established at UVic

UVic sociologist Aaron Devor was recently announced as the world's only Chair in Transgender Studies—with a donation of $1 million by the Tawani Foundation.

Transgender chair
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Gift from Sisters continues order's legacy

Historic gift from Sisters of St. Ann enables disadvantaged youth to pursue their life's dreams through higher education.

Sisters of St. Ann
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Art of Reconciliation

From the UVic Torch Alumni Magazine: Art—created decades ago at the Alberni Indian Residential School—and its role in seeking truth and reconciliation in Canada.

From a Child's Hand
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Nurses offer a double scoop of hope

Nursing staff were a vital source of support for Daryl when his baby was critically ill. The ordeal left him contemplating a career change, but he faced many obstacles on the road ahead.

Read Daryl's story
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Your stories, your impact

UVic's 2015 Donor Impact Report outlines how your support for students and programs transforms people, places and the planet.

Donor Impact Report
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Your quick guide to alumni services

Being a part of the alumni family gives you access to a whole bunch of benefits.

Alumni services
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Alumni impact

Close to campus and around the world, UVic grads make a difference in their communities.

Make an impact

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.

Each year, contributions from donors enrich our students' experiences at UVic. A few student award recipients share what your generosity means to them, and how it has helped them grow.