Province prioritizes fuel for essential vehicles, introduces travel restrictions

November 23, 2021 -

The BC provincial government is asking people to limit their fuel consumption and vehicle travel until December 1. The university encourages students, faculty and staff to plan ahead and consider alternative forms of transportation, including walking, cycling, transit or carpooling to campus while these restrictions are in place.

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Supporting each other after BC storm

November 17, 2021 -

The University of Victoria recognizes that many members of the campus community have been impacted by the recent storm that's caused catastrophic flooding and closed roads and highways across the province. Damage and service disruptions across our region are substantial in some places. UVic is working to support the needs of students, faculty and staff who now face extraordinary challenges.

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Emergency notification systems

January 23, 2018 -

How will you hear about a regional emergency in Greater Victoria, such as a tsunami? The municipality where you live may have a notification system that you can subscribe to. The UVic Emergency Alerts notification system is only used if an emergency directly affects the UVic campus. Find out more about local, provincial and national notification systems with these FAQs.

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On shaky ground

April 7, 2017 - The Ring

A University of Victoria geologist has led the discovery of an active fault line that runs a few kilometres from downtown Victoria, including the Esquimalt Lagoon area and just offshore from James Bay and Clover Point.

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