Alumni and donors

Ideafest graphic: Ideas that can change everything

UVic's festival of research, art and innovation

This year's Ideafest festival, running March 5–10, features over 40 outstanding events on topics ranging from climate change and chamber music to Indigenous law and antibiotic resistance. All events are free and open to the public.

Ideafest 2018
A young student and teacher in CORE's learning space

Gifts make a difference on campus and beyond

Read the compelling history of the CORE program and more stories like this in our report to donors.

Donor Impact Report 2017
Jeffrey Rubinoff explains one of his sculptures on Hornby Island (Photo: Michelle Tarnopolsky)

Art as a source of knowledge

Artist Jeffrey Rubinoff, pictured here at his sculpture park on Hornby Island, envisioned a creative philanthropic partnership with UVic.

The Rubinoff endowment
Woman holding shopping bags

Your quick guide to alumni services

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

Alumni services
Jennifer Landrey

Validating ambitions

When Jennifer reflects on her donor's generosity, it motivates her to continue chasing opportunities.

Read Jennifer's story
Residential school art

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
Hand cutting heart paper

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.

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