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New University District

UVic is proposing the development of a mixed-use university district, transforming 14 acres in Saanich into new housing and supporting commercial uses. We've got 2 open houses on April 25 - come and share your thoughts!

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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. 


Open 2023 REACH award recipients

2023 REACH award recipients

Twenty researchers, teachers and students are receiving University of Victoria’s REACH awards.

Open Overnight closure on Ring Road

Overnight closure on Ring Road

A section of Ring Road will be temporarily closed overnight on Thursday, Apr. 11.

Cougar sighting

A cougar sighting has been reported in Mystic Vale at 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 4. Please be aware of your surroundings and use caution while using the trails or wooded areas.

Open UVic research gets infrastructure support

UVic research gets infrastructure support

From testing environmental stresses on plants to understanding mysteries of the universe, five University of Victoria (UVic) research projects received infrastructure support from the Canada Foundation...

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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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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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