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New artist residency strengthens connections between art and science

November 8, 2018 - Media release

UVic grad Colton Hash is the recipient of a new Artist-in-Residence program announced by the Faculty of Fine Arts and Ocean Networks Canada, a UVic initiative. The residency will strengthen connections between art and science, and broaden perspectives on major issues ranging from technology and the environment to biodiversity and healthy communities.

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Elders, national and provincial leaders, students and scholars launch historic Indigenous law degree

September 24, 2018 - Media release

The historic launch today of the world's first law degree to combine the study of Indigenous and non-Indigenous law welcomed the first cohort of 26 students from across Canada and acknowledged the efforts to establish the far-reaching response to Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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Schulich Leader scholars choose UVic

August 22, 2018 - Media release

Two BC high school students have received prestigious scholarship awards as they launch into their first year of study at the University of Victoria. Spencer Hancock of Coombs, a graduate of Ballenas Secondary School in Parksville, is recipient of the $100,000 2018 Schulich Leader Scholarship in Engineering. Karlee Zaruk, of Oak Bay High School in Oak Bay is recipient of the $80,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship in Science.

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