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John-Bradley Williams leads a class at TIXEN (Cordova Spit)

New centre for Indigenous law at UVic

The construction of a national centre for Indigenous law and reconciliation at UVic received major funding support today with the federal government's announcement of $9.1 million for the transformative project.

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Group of PESA nominees standing with UVic President Jamie Cassels

Cause for Applause, April 30

Congratulations to all President’s Extraordinary Service Awards nominees! Show your support by attending the award ceremony on April 30.

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Three co-op students at LlamaZOO holding VR sets

Co-op employers of the year

UVic’s co-op employers of the year for 2018 are Babcock Canada, ImmunoPrecise Antibodies and LlamaZOO.

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Students at UVic's First Peoples House during the workshop on the Anishinaabe dreamcatcher

Connecting Indigenous communities

UVic’s English Language UVic collaborates with a Mexican program that sponsors women from Indigenous communities to study languages abroad. UVic has welcomed 30 students from this program since 2016.

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Dr. Shailoo Bedi, UVic employee

Bringing the Strategic Framework to life

Dr. Shailoo Bedi (UVic Libraries, LTSI) explains how UVic's Strategic Framework gives support and structure to creativity.

Shailoo Bedi
UVic student athlete David Walker skiing in a competition

Competitive spirit propels student athlete

The World University Games are the second-biggest multi-sport event after the Olympics, and this month, 22-year-old Vikes rower David Walker is competing for Canada on the cross-country skiing team.

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Two UVic librarians with archival materials

Edith Iglauer’s extraordinary archives

The archives of Dr. Edith Iglauer—acclaimed journalist, author and activist—are now available at UVic for learning and research.

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Three participants of last year's Connect U

Save the date for Connect U

The university's all-staff conference, Connect U, will take place on campus May 22-23. This free professional development opportunity is open to all UVic employees. Registration opens in April.

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Masterminds returns for 2019

March 14, 2019 - Ring

Since 2006, Wednesday evenings in April belong to the Masterminds lecture series. Every year, there's a new roster of entertaining speakers who delve into their personal passions to bring you engaging and visual presentations on an eclectic range of subjects. This year, join Hamar Foster, Alexandra Pohran-Dawkins, Claire Carlin and Trevor Hancock.

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Subject-area rankings highlight breadth of UVic’s academic strengths

March 11, 2019 - Notice

On Feb. 28, the 2019 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject were released, reflecting the enormous breadth of UVic’s academic leadership. QS ranks UVic among the globe's top performers in these 10 fields: Computer science; Earth & marine sciences; Education; English language & literature; Environmental sciences; Law; Mathematics; Philosophy; Physics & astronomy; and Psychology.

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Heavy snow, not light work

March 11, 2019 - Ring

February's heavy snowfall was exceptional in more ways than one on campus. Even while most people enjoyed a “snow day” when the campus was closed late afternoon Monday, Feb. 11 and the following day, there were those who walked, carefully drove or carpooled to work so that residence students got fed, roads were plowed, pathways were cleared and payroll got processed.

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Patrick Lane: Rest in Poetry

March 8, 2019 - Ring

Award-winning poet and novelist Patrick Lane passed away on March 7 at age 79, the result of a heart attack. His publisher, McClelland & Stewart, made the announcement, calling Lane “one of Canada's most renowned writers” —a claim few would refute. His passing made headlines in media outlets nationwide.

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