External Relations

Keeping in touch with students and alumni

Our alumni programs encourage graduates and students to keep active in the life of the university.

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Your gifts can make a difference

Giving to UVic can help create bright futures.

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Celebrating our graduates

Convocation is an exciting time for graduates and their families.

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Government relations

Working with government

We promote the relevance of research and teaching at the University of Victoria to government in order to gain support and funding.

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Communications + Marketing

Putting UVic's best face forward

Communications + Marketing helps build UVic's reputation with key target audiences.

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Supporting the community

UVic supports the community in ways like this fundraising walk, held on campus for the Victoria Autism Society.

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About us

External Relations connects UVic, and the world around it, by building relationships, resources and community to enhance the UVic Edge and our university’s reputation. Focused on actions and results, we provide strategic leadership and expertise in:

  • Communicating the UVic mission and story
  • Building meaningful partnerships
  • Fostering a culture of philanthropy
  • Celebrating success and excellence
  • Enhancing community through cultural and other activities

Under the leadership of Chris Horbachewski, External Relations functions as an integrated team, working together toward common goals with partners, stakeholders and key audiences on campus and in external communities.