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UVic in global top 10 for impact

June 1, 2023 - Media release

UVic is 1st in Canada for climate action and in the global top 10 for impact, according to the 2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings. THE scores universities and colleges for how they are responding to UN goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity.

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UVic is nine times green

April 19, 2023 -

For the ninth time, UVic has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. The national awards, organized by the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project, recognize Canadian employers that lead the nation in creating a culture of sustainability and climate action. UVic was one of only three BC universities—out of more than 20—to receive this honour.

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2022 Leiden Rankings

June 22, 2022 - The Ring

International research rankings released today by the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands once again show that UVic researchers consistently publish a greater concentration of high-impact findings based on international collaborations than any other school or institute in North America—a distinction it’s held for 11 of the last 12 years. In mathematics and computer science, UVic is the top university in Canada, and number 50 globally, for its proportion of high-impact research findings. UVic also scores second nationally for research in physical sciences and engineering, closely tailing the University of Toronto.

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UVic adds billions to provincial economy, benefits extend throughout society

June 20, 2022 - Media release

The University of Victoria’s activities, students and alumni help generate $3.3 billion to BC’s economy and overall prosperity, an independent study and analysis has determined. The independent report by Emsi Burning Glass, released today, indicates that UVic’s total impact in BC supported 40,595 jobs. The economic impact for Greater Victoria is $1.8 billion, or one of out of every nine jobs.

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2022 QS subject rankings

April 6, 2022 - The Ring

The 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject, released April 6, show that the University of Victoria is recognized for world-class performance in a growing number of academic fields. QS placed UVic among the world’s top 300 universities in 15 fields, up from 10 last year, with one field, geology, among the top 100.

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