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Indigenous alum

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We offer a number of resources and host events for Indigenous alum.

Indigenous Alum Community

Join UVic Chancellor and Honourary Chair of the Indigenous Alum Community, the Honourable Dr. Marion Buller (LLB ’86, BA ’75) in this community led by Indigenous alums and students, for Indigenous alums and students. Joining the community ensures you receive email updates on events and activities of the Indigenous Alum Community. 

Join the community here if you are an Indigenous alum or student.

UVic’s Indigenous Plan

Xʷkʷənəŋ istəl | W̱ȻENEṈISTEL | Helping to Move Each Other Forward

UVic's Indigenous Plan 2023 represents an essential foundation for UVic’s future, alongside UVic’s new Strategic Plan and other institutional plans. This plan weaves together our shared responsibilities to the local Nations, Indigenous students, staff and faculty through local laws and philosophies.

Indigenous Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

Each year, as part of the Distinguished Alumni Awards, UVic recognizes the contributions of alumni to Indigenous communities, which have improved outcomes for Indigenous people and contributed to Truth and Reconciliation.

Meet this year’s recipients

Indigenous events

Indigenous Alum Community events and other events on Indigenous-related topics hosted by UVic are open to alums. Whether you’re looking to attend lectures, workshops, conferences or celebrations, you’re invited!

Hiring Indigenous students & alums

Whether you’re looking to hire an Indigenous student or graduate, there are great resources available through UVic’s Cooperative Education and Career Services. Connect with the Indigenous co-op and career coordinator and consider posting job and volunteer positions to the UVic job board.

News & stories

Open UVic welcomes 2024 budget’s research support

UVic welcomes 2024 budget’s research support

The University of Victoria (UVic) is welcoming investments to support Canadian research and innovation detailed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a campus visit on Friday that included meeting...

Open Supporting Indigenous student success

Supporting Indigenous student success

Indigenous student Ryder's journey to success at UVic, from financial concerns to empowerment, aided by supportive community and tailored scholarships.

Open UVic research gets infrastructure support

UVic research gets infrastructure support

From testing environmental stresses on plants to understanding mysteries of the universe, five University of Victoria (UVic) research projects received infrastructure support from the Canada Foundation...

Open Making space for Indigenous feminism

Making space for Indigenous feminism

What does it mean to make space for Indigenous feminism? School of Indigenous Governance Associate Professor Gina Starblanket explores this question as editor of the third edition of the seminal series...

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