Congratulations 2020 graduates!

 2020 graduates slideClick the image to view the slideshow of Social Work graduates

Messages from Faculty & Staff

Warmest congratulations to you all on your graduation. For many of you, it takes personal perseverance, commitment/passion and courage with tons of support from family, friends and community to achieve this goal, and we sincerely hope you all feel very proud of your accomplishments. We wish you all the best as you navigate the next chapters in your social work practice. We hope you find spaces to shine brightly in your practice and to make a meaningful difference for those who meet you along the way.

Gayle Ployer, Acting Director & Assistant Teaching Professor
Jennifer Nutton, Acting Director & Assistant Teaching Professor

Congratulations on a huge achievement! Wishing you all the best in the next part of your journey.

Jeannine Carriere, Professor

I wish that we could gather in person to celebrate your success but am glad to have this opportunity to say congratulations and best wishes for the future. Thank you for your hard work and for sharing your knowledge, skills and experience with your fellow students, instructors and your communities. May your transition from UVIC bring new opportunities for growth. Congratulations!

Cindy Holmes, Assistant Professor

I would like to extend a warm congratulations to all the June 2020 graduates. I applaud all of you for your determination and I wish you all the best in your future practice!

Cheryl Aro, Assistant Teaching Professor

Congratulations on your graduation! Sending very best wishes.

Tracey Lavoie, Assistant Teaching Professor

Congratulations to all of the graduating Social Work students. You are embarking on an amazing career. Having worked in the field for a number of years I can say that I never tired of the work or lost my passion for it. I wish you all the very best. It has been a pleasure to have worked with you in a number of different roles.

Hillary Luis, BSW Academic Advisor & Field Education Coordinator & Instructor

It has been such a pleasure working with so many of you in your final year in the program. It has been a challenging, exciting, and fulfilling journey for you all and I am so proud that you have now made it to the end! I wish you all nothing but the best and success in your careers. I have no doubt that you will be excellent social workers!

Ryan Khungay, BSW Academic Advisor & Instructor

Congratulations 2020 graduates!

Alexie Glover, MSW Program Assistant

Congratulations on your graduation and best wishes for your next adventure! I am sorry you’ve had to let go of the convocation ceremonies this year. I wish it could have been different, but I want you to know I am still so proud of you all and what you've achieved!

Kyoko Urano, Distance Education Program Assistant


Please check out UVic 2020 Grad website also. Thank you and all the best!