Impact Report 2018

Impact Report 2018

Your gifts make a vital impact on the people, places and planet.

Impact Report 2018
Bahar Banagar

"Bursaries saved my life"

An international student finds a circle of support when she needs it most.

Bahar's story
Screenshot from video

A lost boy's journey

See how student Atem Machar has surpassed almost unthinkable adversity on his path to achievement. Know that he hasn’t done it alone. Bursaries, created by UVic donors just like you, are part of his journey.


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Leena Yousefi

A young lawyer creates an unconventional award

Law graduate Leena believes success encompasses much more than academic performance. She set up the "Best Lawyering Award".

Giving Story
Student learning the art of knitting

Learning from each other

A new fund creates meaningful engagement with Elders and opportunities for learning Indigenous ways of knowing to students, faculty and staff. Please consider a gift to this initiative.  The university will match your donation up to $10,000.  

Elder Engagement fund
Victoria Pride Parade

A legacy for Victoria Pride Society

The Pride Society's gift honours all those who've been working towards a diverse and inclusive community in Victoria for the past 20 years. (photo: PBJfoto)

Giving Story

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


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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