Faces of our Community

Kira Chong is a fifth-year education student at UVic with a love for art and giving back to the community. She recently brought these two passions together with her "Faces of the Community" mural. Chong received funding from the Student Activity Grant and the Victoria Visual Arts Legacy Society. She hopes that other students will apply for those grants and use the money to continue community-based art projects.

Online networking and mentorship

Powered by Ten Thousand Coffees, UVic Connect is an exclusive networking platform that introduces you to alumni and students based on specific career interests and goals. You can schedule and set up a coffee chat to take place in-person or online.

Memorabilia from Johnny Cash’s manager

Fans and researchers of Johnny Cash can now glean new insights from the perspective of his Canadian manager, Saul Holiff, through an extensive archive of memorabilia recently donated by the Holiff family to UVic Libraries. The archives and related exhibit "Volatile Attractions: Saul Holiff, Johnny Cash, and Managing a Music Legend,” chronicle the highs and lows of this astonishing relationship.

Field hockey alumni raise $80k for new award

In April 2017, former University of Victoria Vikes women's field hockey player Carmen (Kirkness) Asche passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. Field Hockey alumni gathered together to drive the creation of an endowed award in her honour and on Feb. 24 first-year Vikes defender Anna Mollenhauer became the award's inaugural recipient.


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