Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards announced

An innovator in carbon removal technologies, a champion of Indigenous entrepreneurship and a Governor General Award-winning playwright who seeks to dismantle Western colonial systems are among the recipients of the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Distinguished Alumni Award recipients
My Business: Origen Air

Clearing the air

In the lastest instalment of our "My Business" column, we profile UVic alumni Susan Blanchet and Andrew Crawford's Origen Air, which offers plant-based air purification solutions to indoor spaces.

My Business: Origen Air
Stress and the city

Stress and the city

UVic grad and cognitive neuroscientist Robin Mazumder studies how urban design affects our mental well-being.

Urban design and mental health
Ask alumni

Ask alumni video series

What should you do after graduating? How do you translate the skills learned at university onto your resume? What exactly does alumni mean? In this eight-part video series, students get school, work and life advice from UVic grads in the know.

Ask alumni

Horizon wide open for Schulich leaders

The prestigious Schulich Leaders scholarship program celebrates 10 years of creating tomorrow’s tech innovators, like UVic grads Wylee Fitz-Gerald and Robert Lee.

A decade of Schulich leaders

A nose for health

UVic grad Jamie Knight is championing smell testing as a way to gain insights into brain health and the connection between loss of smell and cognitive decline, including dementia.

Your brain's connection to smell

Diagnosis on the double

UVic neuroscientist Olav Krigolson is investigating a mobile test to rapidly flag cognitive impairment—potentially leading to diagnosis years earlier than current practice.

App flags cognitive impairment

Psychedelics revisited

Could magic mushrooms and ecstasy reshape mental health care in Canada? Two UVic grads weigh in from the frontlines of the psychedelic renaissance.

Psychedelics revisited

Connect. Learn. Remember.

The important role of alumni in the life of the University of Victoria can be expressed in a lot of ways. By maintaining connections, taking advantage of opportunities to learn, and by keeping our UVic memories close to our hearts, alumni are part of the past, present and future of the university.

The UVic Alumni Association, with the help of Alumni Relations staff, help to keep strong bonds between UVic and its the worldwide community of graduates by offering an exciting and growing program of services.