News and events

NCIED is proud to welcome Kareem Allam to its advisory board.

The University of Victoria’s National Consortium for Indigenous Economic Development is proud to welcome Kareem Allam to its advisory board. Kareem Allam is a Partner at Fairview Strategy, a Vancouver based public affairs firm. Kareem has over two decades of public and private sector experience and has developed keen expertise in the urban and rural economies of Western Canada and the critical role Indigenous sovereignty and investment has played in shaping economic growth.

Reconciling Ways of Knowing joins the Victoria Forum on November 12, 2020.

The Virtual Victoria Forum, to be held on November 12, 13 & 19, 2020 focuses on bridging divides in the wake of a global pandemic. Evidence-based conversations will stimulate creative thinking to develop innovative ideas and actionable solutions to contemporary and urgent environmental, economic, and social challenges.

Arthur Mercer, past CEO, Nisga’a Commercial Group, joins NCIED

Arthur, Simoogit Galga, is a hereditary Chief, and past CEO, Nisga’a Commercial Group, and economic development coordinator for the Nisga’a Lisim’s Government. His broad experience over three decades includes building strategic economic development partnerships that increase business accessibility and capacity building.

Peter Lantin, past president Haida Nation, advises NCIED

In the summer of 2019, Peter Lantin, past president of the Haida Nation, moved to Victoria. Fortunately, for NCIED, Lantin and Dr. Brent Mainprize, had worked together for many years. While Lantin was president, they co-developed Haida Owned and Operated, an entrepreneurial program tailored for Haida residents to become self-reliant through business ownership. It was an honour that Lantin was willing to share his expertise on Indigenous governance and business, not only with NCIED, but also with the students, faculty and staff of the Gustavson School of Business.

BCAAFC Management Training Academy (MTA)

BCAAFC, NCIED and Gustavson School of Business, in partnership with the Ministry of Advanced Education, secured funding for a BCAAFC Management Training Academy (MTA). From September 2019 to February 2020, participants selected from Friendship Centres in BC completed the MTA to further their training, experience and management skill set to aid in the succession planning for Friendship Centres.

Reconciling Ways of Knowing Forum

Reconciling Ways of Knowing: Indigenous Knowledge and Science Forum, scheduled for May 25-27, 2020 at the Turtle Lodge in Sagkeeng First Nation and Winnipeg, Manitoba, moved online due to COVID-19. The Forum, convened by Miles Richardson, O.C.; Dr. David Suzuki; Dr. Nancy Turner; and Elder Dr. Dave Courchene, Jr. (the convenors), in partnership with the Indigenous Leadership Initiative and David Suzuki Foundation, was created to build understanding and relationships across Indigenous and scientific ways of knowing.

Annual BFA Exhibition

The biggest event of the year for our Visual Arts department, the annual BFA Exhibition features the work of 36 graduating artists and will see the entire Visual Arts building transformed into anart gallery. This exhibition is organized, curated, installed and run by graduating art students.

Mustard Seed & Multifaith Centre Food Share Program

This foodshare program provides food for UVic students through the Multifaith Centre.

Drop-in career support

Looking for work? Exploring career options? Meet with a career educator for support.

Friday Prayers (Jumuah)

Friday Prayers (Jumuah) is a time for Muslims to leave their day-to-day activities for a congregational prayer and sermon. After a long week of being submerged in school or work, Fridays bring achance to take a step back from the daily grind.

PhD Defense - Fatemeh Nemati

"Assessment and Detection of Landslide-generated Tsunamis through Numerical Modelling and Real-Time Instrumental Data"

Dr. Haico van Attikum BCMB Seminar

Please join us for the next Biochemistry and Microbiology Guest Seminar on Friday April 19, 2024. Please see the Seminar announcement poster attached and below.

" New insights into DNA double-strand break repair: from mechanism to cancer therapy"

Dr. Haico van Attikum
Department of Human Genetics
Leiden University Medical Center
Leidan, Netherlands

Friday, April 19, 2024, | 2:00-3:00pm
Engineering and Computer Science Building (ECS)
Room 124 | Hybrid

Hundreds of Beavers

See the full schedule of movies at c!