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Change begins at the Edge

Chris Darimont’s Applied Conservation Science Lab fuses evidence from local Indigenous knowledge and ecology to support decisions by Indigenous governments about important land and ocean resources. The research team’s passion for wildlife, places and communities contributes to meaningful change on BC’s coast and beyond.

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Three UVic grads in regalia toss their caps in the air to celebrate graduation

Congratulations, grads!

During UVic's Fall Convocation ceremonies from Nov. 12-13, a total of 1,459 degrees, certificates and diplomas will be conferred to students.

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Vikes field hockey team wins national championship

On Nov. 2, the Vikes women's field hockey team defeated Guelph 3-1 and were crowned U Sports national champions for the second straight season.

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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?
Estate executor Brian Young and student award recipient Emily Markwart pose in front of a photo of Roger Bishop.

$1.6-million donation leaves lasting legacy

UVic celebrates the legacy of Roger Bishop and a generous donation from his estate, in the same month as National Philanthropy Day. (Pictured: Estate executor Brian Young and student award recipient Emily Markwart.)

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Dennis Hore poses in front of a power line in a field

Advancing the power grid

UVic chemist Dennis Hore and his research team are investigating materials they hope will make up the next generation insulators for the electrical power grid.

KnowlEDGE
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REACH Awards fete research & teaching excellence

Recipients of the 2019 REACH awards push the boundaries of discovery, creativity and innovation to impact our lives and the world. Scott McIndoe's award honours his leadership and innovative approach to teaching chemistry.

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Royal Society of Canada elects UVic researchers

Experts in the fields of social sciences and humanities recognized with Canada’s highest academic honour.

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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.

Dynamic learning

Vital impact

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

Territory acknowledgement

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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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Food, land and culture define Gwich'in partnership

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