Campus philanthropy fair

November 7, 2019 - Notice

Join the UVic Development team at a philanthropy fair on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the University Centre. Drop in and help say thanks to one of the more than 5,000 donors who support UVic annually.

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Stock-tober food drive a great success

October 31, 2019 - Notice

Thank you to members of our campus community who helped make the sixth annual Student Affairs Stock-tober food drive for the UVSS Food Bank and Free Store a great success. Volunteers collected 2,335 lbs of food and other much needed non-perishable items—more than doubling last year's total of 1,114 lbs. Additionally, $440 was donated by offices across campus.

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Day in the life: Karla Stout

October 26, 2019 - Ring

When it comes to dressing for success, Karla Stout knows how to get it right. As the head of wardrobe for the Department of Theatre and a volunteer rober since 1994, Stout has ensured thousands of graduating students look their best when they cross the stage at convocation. Beyond draping hoods, adjusting tassels and soothing jangled nerves, Stout has also helped a variety of UVic presidents and chancellors look tip-top for the big day.

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Updated territory acknowledgement

October 11, 2019 - Notice

The Indigenous Territory Acknowledgement that you hear spoken at UVic’s public events and gatherings, and see in our printed publications and websites, is a vital and visible way that the university honours the traditional territory of the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples. This summer, the university approved the option for faculty and staff to include the acknowledgement on university stationery and business cards.

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UVic’s first annual report on the Strategic Framework

October 7, 2019 - Ring

Since its launch on Sept, 19, 2018, UVic faculty, librarians, staff and students across campus have worked diligently towards achieving the vision, goals and priorities laid out in the Strategic Framework. The inaugural Strategic Framework Implementation Report features some of the accomplishments made in the past year towards achieving the university’s shared vision and goals.

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Labour relations update

September 3, 2019 - News

As the new academic year gets underway, the university has new collective agreements with faculty members and librarians, and professional academic and administrative staff. For unions representing other employee groups where new collective agreements are not in place mediation and bargaining dates are scheduled.

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