Alumni and donors

Lynda and Murray Farmer

UVic unveils the Walk of Excellence

On Aug. 26, UVic officially opened the Lynda & Murray Farmer Walk of Excellence in CARSA. The new showcase walkway celebrates the talent, history and accomplishments of the Vikes and honours the legacy of former UVic Chancellor Murray Farmer and his wife, Lynda.

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Dylan Collins, 2014 Rhodes Scholar

2015 Rhodes Scholarship information

Detailed information regarding the 2015 Rhodes Scholarship is now available - the application deadline is Friday August 21. Dylan Collins was BC's winner of the world’s oldest and most prestigious student scholarship for 2014. He graduated from UVic in June 2014 with an honours BSc in biochemistry.

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Chancellor Shelagh Rogers

Chancellor's installation opened convocation

Shelagh Rogers became the university's 11th chancellor at the start of the calendar year, but it became official when she was installed in office at the outset of spring convocation ceremonies on June 8. Watch the chancellor's remarks on The Ring website.

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Staff cheering outside of the CARSA building

Grand opening of UVic's CARSA

UVic's new Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities is open for operation following a busy weekend of public open house celebrations and CARSA's grand opening on May 1.

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Kathy and Ken Shields accepting their honorary degrees

Honorary degrees for Canadian basketball's first family

Coaching legends Kathy and Ken Shields, who led their teams to a combined 15 national basketball titles at the University of Victoria, accepted honorary doctor of laws degrees from the university at a special convocation ceremony on April 2.

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Welcome back, class of '64

It's the 50th anniversary for the first class of graduates from UVic. They're returning for a reunion and to be part of Spring Convocation. Read their oral history of a special day in UVic history.

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Alumni and donors

You're always a part of UVic

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.

On Feb. 27, 2014, the University of Victoria's Student Ambassadors organized an outdoor booth to engage with fellow students—learning about and thanking donors as part of National Student Philanthropy Day.