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Nick Dechev holds an artificial hand in front of a Victoria Hand Project sign.

Victoria Hand Project extends its reach

Nick Dechev and the Victoria Hand Project receive $1M from TD Bank Group to provide 3D-printed devices to kids with scoliosis and to amputees in underserved and remote communities in Canada & US.

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Giving Tuesday: Thank you!

Thank you for supporting UVic on Giving Tuesday. Together we raised more than $150,000 to enrich the UVic student experience.

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A $1-million dollar cheque is presented from Coast Capital Savings to representatives at UVic.

UVic entrepreneurs get $1M funding boost

UVic innovators and entrepreneurs will benefit from a $1-million funding boost to the Coast Capital Savings Innovation Centre that will provide students access to support, mentorship and financial skills required to contribute and thrive in British Columbia’s economy and beyond.

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Craig Brown poses at a desk with a computer and microscope in behind him.

Understanding the aging brain

Neurobiologist Craig Brown and the students in his laboratory at UVic’s Division of Medical Sciences are investigating new approaches to slow loss of brain power.

Chemistry professor gives a lab tour to a LEO Pharma executive, a student and a teaching assistant.

Students create molecules in global partnership

UVic, Denmark-based LEO Pharma announce Open Innovation program that will involve UVic chemistry students. Professor Jeremy Wulff (centre) participates in a lab tour with LEO Pharma executive, Niclas Nilsson (right of Wulff), and teaching assistants Jonathan Sader and Zoey Warmerdam.

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Artist Carey Newman participates in a traditional ceremony involving the Witness Blanket.

Historic agreement finalized in traditional ceremony

A groundbreaking agreement between Kwakwaka’wakw artist Carey Newman (Hayalthkin’geme) and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights governing the protection and use of the Witness Blanket was finalized through traditional ceremony on Vancouver Island. 

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Entrepreneur, human rights advocate honoured

Two outstanding individuals­—an exceptional human rights advocate and a renowned technology entrepreneur—will be recognized with the University of Victoria’s highest academic honour at fall convocation ceremonies Nov. 12 and 13. 

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Stay safe with the UVic SafetyApp

UVic SafetyApp is the fastest way to get emergency notifications from the university. Find important safety information, contacts, maps and procedures – all in one place! Free to download.

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Campus holiday closure

December 9, 2019 - Notice

The UVic campus will be closed for the holidays from Dec. 25 to Jan. 1. The campus officially re-opens on Jan. 2, 2020. Classes begin on Monday, Jan. 6. Student grades will not be posted during the closure, and most offices will be closed.

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