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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. 


Statement about encampment on the UVic campus

We are aware that there is a demonstration taking place on the quad. The safety of our students, staff, faculty and community is our top priority. We are taking a calm and thoughtful approach to this...

Open Gabriola Road Closure: June 5 – 7

Gabriola Road Closure: June 5 – 7

Facilities Management and Capital City Paving will be repairing an electrical conduit and applying new asphalt. Gabriola Road will be closed from June 5 – 7, 2024 to complete the work.

Open Red Dress Day

Red Dress Day

May 5 is Red Dress Day, the national day of awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit people. Each year on this day, we wear red to honour our mothers, daughters, sisters,...

Open Delegation shares climate change displacement

Delegation shares climate change displacement

Climate displacement is underway, and scientists are starting to learn about these realities from those experiencing this first-hand. A delegation of young Inuvialuit leaders from Tuktoyaktuk, NWT,...

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Ian Stewart Ice Rink Temporarily Closed

The ice rink at Ian Stewart Complex (ISC) was temporarily closed following a minor ammonia release that occurred on Jan. 13. The university took important steps to ensure the rink can safely re-open.

Tree removal for Engineering expansion

As construction begins this month on the future Engineering and Computer Science Expansion (ECSE) and High Bay Research and Structures Lab (HBRSL) buildings, several trees will be removed from the...

Reappointment of Vice-President Research & Innovation — a message from President Hall

Dr. Lisa Kalynchuk has been re-appointed as Vice-President Research and Innovation for a second five-year term.

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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 W̱SÁNEĆ Peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

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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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