Thank you for supporting tomorrow's leaders

Donor Impact Report 2019

Thank you for supporting tomorrow's leaders. Your gifts are creating opportunities for students, researchers and programs that offer dynamic learning experiences in our extraordinary academic environment.

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Austin Sawyer

Schulich Leader Scholars

As the Schulich scholarship program sets to double the number of awards across Canada, we reflect on the UVic scholars who are part of this prestigious program.

Read about the Schulich scholars
Young alumnus leaves a winning legacy

Sean Baynton's Story Behind the Gift

Rarely do we think of people under 40 planning such a gift, but Sean Baynton stands apart from most of his contemporaries in this regard...

Read Sean's story
The Giving Tuesday sprinkles are coming back to campus on December 3rd and will be bigger and better than ever!

Giving Tuesday 2019

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$1.6M donation from Roger Bishop's estate

A lifetime of support creates a lasting legacy

In 2016, more than $1.6 million was donated to UVic through the Bishop estate, with $1.2 million to support students in the Faculties of Humanities and Fine Arts. This year, we're celebrating his legacy.

Bishop estate gift

The power of theatre

Fiona Donnelly-Rheaume returned to school at 48 and quickly found her home in UVic’s theatre department using performance as a way to build community.

Fiona's story

Your gifts make an impact

This year, 4,795 of you from 16 different countries gave $18.9m. Those gifts are creating opportunities for students, researchers and programs that offer dynamic learning experiences in our extraordinary academic environment.

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Attention

As recommended by the Public Health Office of British Columbia, the Alumni and Development staff are working from home as part of the province’s efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Should you wish to make a donation during this office closure, please use one of the following two options:

  1. Donate by credit card online using our secure server at https://extrweb.uvic.ca/giveonline
  2. Mail a cheque to

    Development Office
    University of Victoria
    PO Box 1700 STN CSC
    Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2

For assistance making your donation, please call the Development office at 250-853-3165 and leave a message, or email . We will check messages daily and will respond to your call or email as soon as possible.

We appreciate your continued support and hope you and your family remain well during this trying period.

Every gift you make to UVic has an impact

Your donation can encourage students to achieve amazing things. Your donation can inspire researchers to solve big questions. Your donation, quite simply, can change the world.

Ways to give

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Donations to the University of Victoria can take many forms, from one-time gifts of cash or donations in kind, to planned gifts through one’s will. We would be happy to discuss in confidence how you can make a donation.

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Our priorities

Our priority

As a donor to UVic, you have many options to decide where your gift should go. We are committed to providing students an accessible outstanding education. Each faculty and department has capital needs.

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Impact of giving

Impact of giving

Our goal is to actively recruit and retain outstanding students from diverse regions and backgrounds and to remove all barriers to admission and retention other than academic and creative potential.

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