Current faculty and staff

People with emergency kits

Emergency Preparedness Week is May 1-7

We all need to be personally prepared for a disaster. Are you ready? Check out all the activities happening this week, as well as other events scheduled throughout May.

EP Week
Verena Tunnicliffe

2016 Craigdarroch Research Awards

Marine biologist Verena Tunnicliffe, the recipient of one of five 2016 Craigdarroch Research Awards, is a world leader in ocean exploration, innovation and conservation.

Craigdarroch Awards
West Coast beach, copyright Amy Hartzenberg

New app for BC central coastal species

A new app developed by UVic researchers to identify over 700 species in the Great Bear Rainforest will help deepen our appreciation of the biodiversity along BC's central coast. Photo: Amy Hartzenberg.

News release
UVic President Jamie Cassels at a United Way event

President Cassels honoured with United Way award

United Way Greater Victoria (UWGV) has presented their most prestigious honour—the Chair's Award of Distinction—to UVic President Jamie Cassels, in recognition of his longstanding commitment to the UWGV.

Chair's Award

Weather watchers

A UVic geographer helps northern residents prepare for the impact of Arctic storms.

UVic knowlEDGE
Sockeye salmon copyright Andrew S. Wright

The salmon genome revealed

A new study yields huge potential for the management and conservation of salmonid fish, such as commercially valuable sockeye. Photo: Andrew S. Wright /


The Edge brand guidelines

The Edge brand guidelines will help us all tell a consistent and unified story about UVic and allow you to get the materials you need to support your unit's goals by accessing templates and working with University Communications + Marketing.

Brand guidelines website

Current faculty and staff

These pages provide up-to-date campus notices, news and information relevant to UVic faculty and staff, as well as links to useful electronic tools and resources. Additional on-campus news is available via the Ring newspaper and the biweekly Campus Checklist email newsletter. Read more.

Notices for faculty and staff

Lynda & Murray Farmer honoured by Chamber

Former UVic chancellor Murray Farmer and his wife Lynda were jointly honoured by the Victoria Chamber of Commerce with a Lifetime Achievement Award at a gala event at the Empress Hotel on April 21.

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UVic to start consultations on sexualized violence policy

The University of Victoria will begin consultations in May to develop a separate policy on sexualized violence that will build on current policies and practices and reinforce the university's commitment to a safe campus where sexualized violence is unacceptable.

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UVic recognized by the United Way

Congratulations to UVic for bringing home the United Way's 2015 Postsecondary Challenge Cup - for the second year in a row!  President Cassels issued the 2015 challenge to the President of Royal Roads University, Dr. Cahoon, and the President of Camosun College, Ms. Bell.  The award was announced at the Greater Victoria United Way's Spirit Awards luncheon on April 22.

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Resolving conflicts: 2015 Ombudsperson's report

UVic's independent ombudsperson, Martine Conway, has released her annual report for 2015. The report summarizes the cases her office dealt with during 2015, and includes case examples, themes and recommendations.

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Stay informed

Campus Checklist is a brief campus news digest delivered biweekly to all UVic faculty and staff via their university-supplied email. It is intended to help strengthen communications between faculty and staff in different areas, support UVic's culture of respect, inclusion and collaboration, build a sense of shared enterprise and improve campus communications.

In addition to email delivery, Checklist content is also collected and mirrored on the Ring website. Guidelines for content inclusion appear on the Ring policies page.

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