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Vikes promote safe sport principles through new initiatives

March 9, 2020 - The Ring

Vikes athletics is advancing the package of initiatives announced earlier this year that further its commitment to providing a supportive high-performance athletic environment aligned with the principles of safe sport. Safe sport principles recognize that all athletes and coaches have the right to participate in a safe and inclusive training environment that is free of abuse, harassment or discrimination.

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Day in the Life: Eddie Mukahanana

February 14, 2019 - The Ring

Eddie Mukahanana has been graced with the likes of a Zimbabwe national team uniform and a professional football career in Russia. A quick Google search for his name takes you to a Wikipedia page that makes you wonder what it’s been like to go from being an international student on a sports scholarship to his current position as an Admissions Officer at UVic.

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UVic Sports Hall of Fame for 2019

February 7, 2019 -

Joining the UVic Sports Hall of Fame in 2019 are Lori Clarke, a two-time women's basketball national champion; Sara Brant Ballantyne, a member of the inaugural national championship-winning women’s field hockey team; and Michael Holmes, an outstanding contributor and champion for Vikes rugby.

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"Say you are Spanish"

November 14, 2018 - The Torch

Alumna Fern Perkins says her UVic education in the 1960s and 1970s saved her from a life of poverty and despair. Years later, she unlocked the secrets of her true Indigenous identity.

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