Indigenous Summer Institute students make Coast Salish drum

Creating a "Salish Weave Circle"

George and Christiane Smyth have generously funded the artist-in-residence in the Indigenous Summer Institute to help promote Coast Salish Art and Indigenous Culture in schools.

The Smyth's giving story

I-witness Field School

The I-witness Field School is giving students a greater understanding of how the lessons of the Holocaust are relevant in today’s world.

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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
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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

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.

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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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