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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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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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Day in the Life: Kim Fawthorpe

November 8, 2021 - The Ring

If you’ve taken a seat anywhere on the University of Victoria campus, you’ve benefited from the work of Kim Fawthorpe and her team. Fawthorpe is manager of Interior Modification Services in Facilities Management, where she and her team of five interior designers look after all the furniture and interior design needs on campus—from outfitting a new space to remodelling and updating a previously used facility.

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