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Stepping up to the challenge

July 9, 2020 - News

Rory Hills’ childhood fascination with science was born out of pure curiosity about the natural environment. He didn’t associate science with any significant world problems. That all changed when UVic researcher Andrew Weaver delivered a talk at Hills’ high school about the future impact of climate change.

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“COVID-19 really turned my world upside-down.”

June 24, 2020 - Ring

Close to 2,000 students received the COVID-19 Support Bursary between March and June, 2020. The university initially committed $200,000 to meet the immediate challenges students were facing as a result of the pandemic, from lost jobs, to technology issues, to urgent housing needs. Within weeks, hundreds of alumni, community members, staff and faculty contributed to the bursary to help the university meet the overwhelming demand for support.

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