Current faculty and staff

The dwarf planet's orbit

UVic astronomers help discover new dwarf planet

Two UVic-based researchers are part of an international team of astronomers who have discovered a new dwarf planet orbiting in the disk of small icy worlds beyond Neptune.

Dwarf planet
Landscapes of Injustice

Restoring a stolen history

Family heirlooms once owned by one of the wealthiest Japanese Canadians and recently acquired by the Nikkei National Museum serve as a stark reminder of a national injustice. The collection will feature in the UVic-led Landscapes of Injustice project, culminating with a nation-wide exhibit in 2021.

Landscapes of Injustice

Extreme thinking

Science is closer to linking some weather-related disasters to human-caused climate change.

UVic knowlEDGE

Partnering on innovative cancer treatment

Two University of Victoria biochemists are entering into a collaboration that could take immunotherapy—the latest and most promising form of cancer treatment—to the next level.

UVic news

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

Th!nk Privacy: have you completed the online training?

In June, an online privacy, records management and information security annual training program was launched through UVic's CourseSpaces. All staff with access to personal information through systems such as Banner and FAST are expected to complete the training by Aug. 12, 2016.

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Update: Saanich Police warn of sexual assaults

Saanich Police have issued an update about sexual assaults in the Gordon Head-Mount Douglas areas. Police now say there has been a total of 11 recorded instances of sexual assault and indecent acts over a period of five weeks beginning June 13. Incidents have been reported in Mt. Douglas Park, Lambrick Park and surrounding neighbourhoods. Police seek public assistance to identify a suspect or to report suspicious activity.

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New food and beverage choices this September

The campus menu will grow this September to include national brands Booster Juice and Bento Sushi, as well as a new Mexican outlet. Booster Juice will be added to Mystic Market and Bento Sushi will be located in the central commissary operations at Cadboro Commons. In addition, a Mexican kiosk serving tacos, burritos and quesadillas, vegan and vegetarian menus will replace the VegOut kiosk.

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