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Distinctly UVic

Our new Strategic Plan urges us to be creative, compassionate and brilliant—not on our own, but together. The plan articulates the values and priorities that make UVic distinct and guides us towards building a better tomorrow.

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REACH Award nominations

The call for nominations for the 2023 REACH Awards is now open!

In Memoriam: Cindy Player

The university flag will be lowered on Aug. 30 in honour of Cindy Player, a valued University of Victoria changemaker and leader.

University flag lowered for Dr. Harbindar Singh Sanghara

The university flag will be lowered on July 29, 2023, in memory of Dr. Harbindar (Harb) Sanghara, a valued member of the Humanities community who taught in the Department of English.

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Statement in support of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities

UVic's statement in support of Trans+ and 2SLGBTQIA+ communities in response to protests against Trans+ content in Canadian K-12 schools.

Flag lowered for Bamfield accident

On September 13, the university flags will be lowered in memory of two students, John and Emma, who passed away in a bus accident on the way to the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC) on this night...

Rainbow crosswalk update

UVic is committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for all students, staff and faculty. When the university makes decisions that impact a particular community, it is important that those...

Open Strategic plan launches

Strategic plan launches

A message from President Kevin Hall about the launch of Distinctly UVic, our new strategic plan.

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Territory acknowledgement

We acknowledge and respect the Lək̓ʷəŋən (Songhees and Esquimalt) Peoples on whose territory the university stands, and the Lək̓ʷəŋən and WSÁNEĆ Peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

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Invest in your UVic

Are you passionate about supporting students, teaching, research or community outreach? Whatever cause you care about, your gift will open doors and create bright futures. Discover the many options for faculty and staff giving.

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