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Info for new grads

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As a new grad, you are now a lifelong member of the University of Victoria Alumni Association (UVAA). We’re a volunteer-led organization that brings alumni together to: 

  • socialize
  • connect
  • learn
  • volunteer
  • support each other

Alumni community

You are connecting with a network of more than 156,000 alumni worldwide, with tons of benefits. Join events and programs, get career support, enjoy discounts from our partners and much more.

The UVic community is here for you, so be sure to stay in touch.

Stay in touch

Update us with your current email and mailing address. We want to send you:

  • event invites and special announcements
  • alumni monthly e-newsletter and alumni Torch magazine
  • opportunities for support as you build your career
  • exclusive benefits, discounts and services

You can change your contact preferences at any time.

Reasons to stay connected

Career support

Ready to jump into your job search? Career Services has resources, workshops and online career programs. You can also access a personal career educator.


Get deals with the UVic Alumni ONECard. Alumni also get preferred rates on home and auto coverage; health, life and travel insurance through our affinity partners.

Get reading

Read stories about inspirational alumni treading different paths. Update your contact details and preferences to ensure you receive the UVic Torch alumni magazine and the Alumni Monthly e-newsletter, event invites and special announcements by email.

Join us on social media

Follow UVic Alumni on , Instagram, and LinkedIn for alumni profiles, news, events, contests and more. For career builders, LinkedIn can connect you to the vast UVic alumni network.


The UVAA holds many online and in-person events for alumni, from networking socials to education sessions that support career development.

Discover upcoming events

Grad celebrations

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The UVAA welcomes graduating students at a celebration following each convocation ceremony. All grads and their guests are invited to stop by Mystic Market for treats, giveaways, grad merchandise, diploma frame sales and photo booths.