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Campus update sessions

Campus updates are a regular series of town hall meetings. University leaders brief the campus community on major initiatives, opportunities and matters of institutional interest.

The sessions are also an opportunity for campus leaders to hear from you in an open and respectful environment.

All UVic faculty and staff are invited to attend.

Upcoming sessions

Learn about townhalls and other engagement opportunities related to developing UVic’s next strategic plan.

Past sessions

Faculty and staff are welcome to send any questions on the Planning and Budget Framework to

VP Academic & Provost Valerie Kuehne and Acting VP Finance & Operations Kristi Simpson spoke about new strategic investments and the budget outlook for the coming year, including ongoing COVID-19 investments. Learn more about the Planning and Budget Framework.

President Kevin Hall, VP Academic & Provost Valerie Kuehne and Acting VP Finance & Operations Kristi Simpson held an interview-style presentation that covered our COVID-19 response and future plans, as well as our institutional budgeting process and proposed areas of priority.

Campus presentations also occurred on:

  • Nov. 18, 2019: VP Lisa Kalynchuk provided an overview of her priorities for the research portfolio and highlighted initiatives currently underway.
  • April 18, 2019: Presentation on the university’s recently approved 2019-20 Planning and Budget Framework
  • Dec. 10, 2018: President's Campus Update  - Overview of the past, present and future of the university's 2018-19 Five-Year Capital Plan, including the recently approved first-ever Campus Cycling Plan. 
  • Sept. 19, 2018: President's Campus Update - launch of the Strategic Framework 2018–23
  • April 27, 2018: Overview of the 2018-2019 Planning and Budget Framework
  • Dec. 12, 2017: President's Campus Update highlighting strategic plan consultation process
  • Sept. 15, 2017: President's Campus Update - Setting our course for the future 
  • June 7, 2017: Giving UVic its Edge - The importance of diversifying our funding sources
  • March 31, 2017: Planning and Budget Framework
  • Dec. 7, 2016: New initiatives and plans being implemented on campus 
  • Oct. 5, 2016: President's Campus Update
  • April 13, 2016: Planning and budget framework for 2016-17 and updates on ongoing university activities
  • Jan. 13, 2016: Enhanced Planning Tools, Campus Plan, Strategic Research Plan and Indigenous Academic Plan; budget process, planning assumptions and financial outlook for 2016-17; internal communications and the UVic Edge
  • Oct. 6, 2015: Overview of key initiatives and achievements for 2014-15
  • April 10, 2015: 2015-17 Planning and Budget Framework & Capital Planning process
  • Dec. 4, 2014: Strategic Research Plan & Campus Plan
  • Oct. 7, 2014: President's Campus Update
  • June 25, 2014: Enhanced Planning, UVic Difference Project & year-end financial results

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