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UVic Law welcomes three new faculty members

Andrew Luesley, whose appointment began January 1, and Funmilola Ayotunde and Estair Van Wagner, whose appointments both began July 1 will be joining the Faculty of Law in 2024.

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Eloise Spitzer awarded Honorary Doctor of Laws

This honor recognizes Spitzer’s extensive contributions to the legal field as a mentor, educator and public servant whose career has been dedicated to community engagement and social justice.


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Law in action

UVic Law is one of Canada's leading law schools, known for the strength of our academic program, approach to experiential learning and our commitment to community engagement and social justice.

Our school has the largest number of clinical placements per student in the country, strengths across a wide range of disciplines, long-term partnerships with Indigenous communities and a deeply-held ethic of social contribution.

Located on the stunning Pacific Rim, UVic Law is rich with Indigenous and international perspectives. Our small size, collegial atmosphere, student support programs and incredible faculty attract a community of diverse, engaged and passionate students determined to make an impact.

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Territory and acknowledgements

We acknowledge and respect the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day. We invite you to read more about our Indigenous Initiatives