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Mandy Jones (Snuneymuxw First Nation)

Google features UVic project in latest launch

An initiative led by anthropologist Brian Thom and Indigenous languages teacher yutustanaat Mandy Jones (Snuneymuxw First Nation) is a highlight of a new Google Earth Voyager story featuring 55 Indigenous languages in 27 countries.

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PhD candidate Harsh Rathod flies a drone.

Concrete improvements

Civil engineering PhD candidate Harsh Rathod is using artificial intelligence and robotics to help detect and quantify defects like cracks and holes in public infrastructure such as bridges and dams.

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John Borrows standing in front of the ocean

Borrows wins Canada Council Molson Prize

One of Canada's foremost law scholars and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at UVic, Borrows was awarded the prize in recognition of his contributions to Canada's cultural and intellectual heritage.

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Patrick Robinson’s parattack team

Grad's mapping tool on track to save lives

UVic geography grad and co-op student Patrick Robinson developed a new mapping app to give him and his fellow "smoke jumpers" more information about the forest fire they're attacking.

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Student in scuba gear in the ocean

Classroom under water

UVic’s scientific diving program takes students to a whole new world of learning.

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Two UVic students on a bench by the UVic fountain

Why study at UVic?

UVic is one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. It also has a strong sense of community with opportunities to get involved. Asiyah Robinson (left) is President of the Muslim Student Society and Coordinator of Let's Talk Science.

Why study at UVic?
Hailey Davies and Wendy Fleming, contributors to the UVic study on human consumption of microplastics using a seine fishing net in Sidney, BC. Credit: Kieran Cox.

Humans unknowingly consume a lot of microplastics

A UVic-led study indicates that a large amount of microplastics may be making their way into our bodies through food we eat and the air we breathe.

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A blog for students, by students

Life for a university student isn’t just essays, exams and ramen noodles. Follow the daily lives of 23 undergraduate students, one blog post at a time.

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Dynamic, hands-on learning; research that makes a vital impact; and discovery and innovation in Canada's most extraordinary academic environment provide an Edge that can't be found anywhere else.

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Dynamic learning

Dynamic learning creates a natural advantage for our students.

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Vital impact

We tackle essential issues that matter—to people, places and the planet.

Vital impact

Extraordinary environment

Extraordinary environment

Our environment inspires us to defy boundaries and innovate in exciting ways.

Extraordinary environment

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UVic acknowledges with respect…

We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen peoples on whose traditional territory the University of Victoria stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

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