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Co-op Employers of the Year for 2019

February 20, 2020 - Ring

Each year, UVic co-operative education (co-op) students complete more than 4,250 co-op work terms in Victoria, across Canada and around the world. The dynamic, hands-on learning that students gain through these experiences is often transformative thanks to the mentorship and opportunity provided by our 1,350 partner employers.

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Entrepreneurship and Indigenous education professors win prestigious teaching awards

February 20, 2020 - Media release

A professor of entrepreneurship who has helped boost the number of Indigenous-owned businesses across BC and a professor of Indigenous education who has made significant advancements in the indigenization of curriculum for BC students are the 13th and 14th University of Victoria scholars recognized with Canada’s most prestigious award for excellence in leadership and teaching.

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Comic Potential at the Phoenix

February 6, 2020 - Ring

Considered one of the funniest and most inventive plays by Britain’s grandmaster of comedy, this romantic sci-fi satire is set in the foreseeable future, when actors are replaced with convincingly lifelike robots known as “actoids.” This wickedly funny satire from 1998 reads like a cautionary tale on the rise of artificial intelligence. Runs until Feb. 22.

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Sustainability action plans steer university toward sustainable future

February 4, 2020 - Ring

The university’s Sustainability Action Plan guides efforts across campus to achieve greater sustainability in operations. The close-out report on the 2014-2019 plan, now available, shows that UVic has reduced operational greenhouse gas emissions 25 per cent below 2010 levels, while natural gas consumption intensity has decreased by 22 per cent. A new plan sets sustainability goals and actions until the end of 2021, when a broader Climate and Sustainability Action Plan is expected to be available.

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