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Congratulations to our co-op students of the year

Silvia Penkova (above), Gaëlle Madevon and Tesi Carmona Wagner—who specialized in submarine refitting, communications, and animal behaviour, respectively, during their work terms—are our 2014 Co-op Students of the Year.

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CARSA is nearly complete

CARSA will open this spring. What's in it for you? Check out our new CARSA video for a look inside the centre, with construction nearly complete. More information on CARSA is available at

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Jessica Rourke, winner of the 2014 competition

3-Minute Thesis at IdeaFest 2015

The 3-Minute Thesis is an exciting competition that challenges graduate students to describe their research in a clear, engaging and jargon-free presentation using just one slide—in 180 seconds. Watch them compete on March 5.

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Ideas that can change everything

From March 2-7, join UVic thinkers, innovators and artists from across campus as they explore dozens of world changing ideas at the university's fourth annual IdeaFest.

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Make the leap from university to career.

Check out our free "What can you do with your degree?" panels March 9 to 12 to hear from industry experts about career options in specific areas, how they broke into their careers and the current job market.

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My UVic Life features blogs from 18 undergrad students.

Ever wonder what it's like to be a UVic student?

Follow the daily lives of 18 undergraduate students, one blog post at a time.

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UVic hosts fourth IdeaFest, March 2-7

The University of Victoria's fourth annual IdeaFest offers more than 50 events—all free and open to the public. They will provide a glimpse into the world-class research and creative activity at UVic that are having an impact on our lives and the world around us.

Metis resource provides culturally relevant physical activities for children

The Métis invention of the Red River cart that brought the first wheeled transportation to the Canadian Prairies is the centerpiece of an educational resource developed by the University of Victoria to provide young Métis children with culturally relevant physical activities.

UVic child and youth care professor wins prestigious national award

Teaching professor Jin-Sun Yoon in the University of Victoria’s School of Child and Youth Care has been recognized for her exceptional teaching and educational leadership with the 2015 3M National Teaching Fellowship.