Community stories

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Ideafest is almost here!

February 1, 2018

Ideafest, UVic's popular week-long festival of research, innovation and creative activity, runs March 5–10, with 40-plus outstanding events for you to choose from. This year's festival features exhibits, performances, a video night, tours and a wide range of speakers on topics ranging from climate change and chamber music to Indigenous law and antibiotic resistance. All events free and open to the public.

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Renewed agreement celebrates relationship with faith communities

February 1, 2018

On Jan. 18, representatives of 11 faith communities came together to sign a renewed memorandum of understanding honouring the enduring value of their evolving and diverse relationships with UVic. The ceremony, attended by Multifaith Services chaplains, students, faculty, staff and community members, embraced song, story, poetry and incantations from diverse spiritual traditions.

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