Current faculty and staff

Person cycling on the UVic campus

UVic's Campus Cycling Plan in action

As a guide for future cycling infrastructure, UVic's first ever cycling plan includes bicycle parking, cycling paths and end-of-trip facilities, as well as strategies to improve levels of comfort and safety.

Cycling plan
UVic faculty member Helga Thorson in her office with many books

One of only 10 for 2019 3M Teaching Awards

Dr. Helga Thorson is the 12th UVic scholar—and one of only 10 researchers this year—to win the prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship award.

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Colourful, microscopic image

Ideafest returns to UVic, March 4-9

This year's Ideafest festival features over 40 events, including evenings of discovery with UVic's top medical science innovators. All events are free and open to the public.

Ideafest 2019
Michael Holmes holding a rugby ball, Lori Clarke holding a basketball, and Sara Brant Ballantyne holding a field hockey stick

UVic Sports Hall of Fame 2019

Joining the UVic Sports Hall of Fame in 2019 are Michael Holmes (Vikes rugby), Lori Clarke (women's basketball) and Sara Brant Ballantyne (women's field hockey).

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Group of people at a cocoa farm in Cameroon, including UVic researcher Sophia Carodenuto

Cocoa farming in West Africa

A UVic study on cocoa farming in three countries was published internationally just ahead of Valentine's Day. (Image: field work meeting in Cameroon.)

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Russel and Cassels standing on the Great Wall of China

Strengthening global commitments

President Jamie Cassels and Director of Student Recruitment and Global Engagement Carolyn Russell visited Beijing in December to renew existing collaborations specifically for scholarship and student exchange.

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Master Carver Tim Paul and Edward Johnson Jr. standing next to the fallen cedar

UVic chosen as national location for UNESCO project

An ancient cedar, fallen in Huu-ay-aht territory during a windstorm 50-70 years ago and weighing as much as a humpback whale, will be carved by renowned Nuu-chah-nulth carver Tim Paul and located at UVic.

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UVic researchers Tim Stockwell and Bernie Pauly outside by storage containers

Trailblazing harm reduction

UVic researchers find that Managed Alcohol Programs serve an often-overlooked vulnerable population.

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Current faculty and staff


Day in the Life: Eddie Mukahanana

February 14, 2019 - Ring

Eddie Mukahanana has been graced with the likes of a Zimbabwe national team uniform and a professional football career in Russia. A quick Google search for his name takes you to a Wikipedia page that makes you wonder what it’s been like to go from being an international student on a sports scholarship to his current position as an Admissions Officer at UVic.

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Reading Break, Feb. 18-22

February 13, 2019 - Notice

Reading Break at UVic is Feb. 18-22. During this week, there are no classes unless otherwise noted by your instructor. The university is closed on Feb. 18 for the Family Day holiday. During the rest of the week, UVic is open, but some offices and services have reduced hours.

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Changes coming to navigation

February 13, 2019 - Notice

After months of user research for the major redesign, we're ready to make some changes to the global menu—that black bar at the top of every UVic web page. We've identified some quick wins we can act on now to improve the menu's usability, findability, load speed and search engine optimization (SEO). More substantial changes will come with the launch of the redesign in early 2020.

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Help us redesign the UVic website

January 28, 2019 - Notice

We're redesigning UVic's central website and need your input. The new structure for has a more robust student area. Please help us by taking a short survey to ensure this new section is simple and easy to use. You could win one of two $100 ONECards! Take the survey now until Feb. 8 at

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Help us redesign the UVic website

January 28, 2019 - Notice

Communications + Marketing is working on a major website redesign for our central website. We have proposed a new structure that includes a more robust area for current faculty and staff. We invite you to take a short five-minute survey to provide your feedback. You could win a $50 ONECard!

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