Alumni and donors

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Ideafest returns to UVic, March 2–7

This year's Ideafest festival features over 35 events, including a round-up of the latest civil engineering solutions to today’s top environmental challenges. All events are free and open to the public.

Ideafest
Head shots of three distinguished alumni award recipients from left to right: Richard Van Camp, Sybil Verch and Robert “Lucky” Budd.

UVic Distinguished Alumni Awards

On Feb. 4, the UVic Alumni Association honoured 12 UVic Distinguished Alumni award recipients from across all faculties. Pictured (left to right) are Richard Van Camp (BFA '97), Sybil Verch (BCom '97) and Robert “Lucky” Budd (BA ‘00, MA ’05).

UVic News
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Top 10 newsmakers of 2019

As UVic looks ahead in the new year, we’re also celebrating our most memorable moments and compelling stories of 2019.

UVic news
Nick Dechev holds an artificial hand in front of a Victoria Hand Project sign.

Victoria Hand Project extends its reach

Nick Dechev and the Victoria Hand Project receive $1M from TD Bank Group to provide 3D-printed devices to kids with scoliosis and to amputees in underserved and remote communities in Canada & US.

UVic News

Entrepreneur, human rights advocate honoured

Two outstanding individuals­—an exceptional human rights advocate and a renowned technology entrepreneur—will be recognized with the University of Victoria’s highest academic honour at fall convocation ceremonies Nov. 12 and 13. 

Media release
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Learning with and from the land

In Collaboration with UVic’s School of Child and Youth Care, the Canet Foundation opened up the Spirit Bear Farm to students and faculty at UVic as a living classroom to support Indigenous land-based education.

Learning from the land
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Discovering the power of theatre

Fiona Donnelly-Rheaume returned to school at 48 and quickly found her home in UVic’s theatre department using performance as a way to build community.

Giving story
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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

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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