Mark and Fern Perkins holding old photos of themselves in front of UVic's First Peoples House

"Say you are Spanish"

Fern Perkins' UVic education meant the difference between a life in poverty and a life of freedom. Years later, she learned about her true Indigenous identity.

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Bicycles lined up for cycle-sharing on a Copenhagen street

Drawing local lessons from European lives

UVic geography students travelled to Europe as part of a field school to study innovations in urban sustainability.

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Chorong Kim and Chong Su Kim walking across the UVic campus in the fall

Congratulations, grads!

During UVic's Fall Convocation ceremonies from Nov. 13-14, a total of 1,493 degrees, certificates and diplomas were conferred to students.

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Five UVic students collaborating in a classroom for the Health Hackathon

Timely support for sexual assault survivors

Thanks to international business students at UVic, Island Health now has a new way to address an issue affecting hundreds of vulnerable Vancouver Island residents.

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Artist Colton Hash walking his orca sculpture into the ocean

Connecting art and science

Victoria-based artist and UVic alumnus Colton Hash is the inaugural recipient of a new Artist-in-Residence program at UVic.

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Vikes women's field hockey team posing with their championship banner

Vikes field hockey team wins national championship

On Nov. 2, the UVic Vikes women's field hockey team hoisted the McCrae Cup for the first time since 2008 after a 3-1 victory in the U SPORTS National Championships.

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Onowa McIvor standing near the water with fall foliage

Supporting Indigenous language revitalization

A new guide by UVic researcher Onowa McIvor invites everyone to embark on an Indigenous language learning journey. McIvor also co-leads the first national project of its kind in Canada.

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UVic medical physicist Magdalena Bazalova-Carter and graduate student Dylan Breitkreutz in lab

Turn down the dose

Medical physicist Magdalena Bazalova-Carter is striving to improve access and effectiveness of radiation therapy while reducing its harms.

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