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Clean energy projects at UVic get a $2.4M boost

$2.4 million in new funding from the Government of Canada and the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation in conjunction with Seaspan will accelerate solutions-focused, clean energy projects at UVic.

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Yesterday’s hottest summers are tomorrow's new norm

By 2050, virtually every summer will be hotter than any experienced to date, due to human-influenced climate change.

Hot summers
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Three hundred letters of outrage

Letters from Japanese Canadians in the mid to late 1940s protesting the forced sale of their property were recently discovered as part of the UVic-led Landscapes of Injustice research project.

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Giving Tuesday

The sprinkles return on November 28. There’s lots of fun ways to participate in this global day of giving at UVic.

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Mark your calendar for United Way events

On Nov. 22, come to CARSA, pledge your support for varsity athletes and try out the multi-sport challenges. Also for the United Way campaign, join artisans and crafters from the UVic community for the Holiday Artisans Market in University Centre on Nov. 21.

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Have your say on the Campus Cycling Plan

Whether you cycle, walk or drive to campus, help shape UVic's first Campus Cycling Plan. Complete an online survey to share what you think are the priorities, issues and opportunities for cycling on campus.

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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
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The climate change reality

We need to prepare for the climate change we can't avoid. Now.

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Important campus notices

Walk to end gender-based violence

This year UVic is commemorating the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women with a Walk to End Gender-Based Violence. Share in our commitment to ending gender-based violence by joining us in front of the Student Union Building on Friday, Dec. 1 at 11:30 a.m. for an opening address and walk of solidarity. The walk will be followed by spoken word poetry, a moment of silence and refreshments. 

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Computing outage on Nov. 23

UVic’s My page and the Sign In to UVic service will be upgraded on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 between 5:00 and 7:30 a.m. During this time, there will be short service disruptions to My page and the Sign In to UVic service. 

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Response to recent postering incidents

Nov. 16, 2017 — Members of the university community may be aware of a number of instances in which posters designed to offend, draw response and divide us have appeared sporadically across our campus in recent weeks. For context, see messages from the Presidentmyself, and the university. While incidents of graffiti and posts designed to offend and target marginalized groups are, unfortunately, not new occurrences, I want to address this recent activity as similar incidents have taken place on other Canadian and U.S. campuses.

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UVic to host 2018 national reconciliation forum

Universities Canada, the national organization for Canadian universities, announced on Nov. 10 that UVic has been selected to host the 2018 National Building Reconciliation Forum, with a focus on Indigenous language revitalization and economic growth of Indigenous communities.

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Economic Stability Dividend to UVic employees covered by collective agreements

Unionized public sector employees, including those at the University of Victoria, will receive an Economic Stability Dividend as announced by the BC government.

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UVic Competency Model

UVic's revised competency model is now ready. Review the model and associated resources that help describe what it means for employees to contribute to UVic’s success.

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