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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UVic launches new anti-racism grant for faculty, instructors and staff

November 16, 2020 -

Now until Feb. 8, 2021, faculty and instructors are encouraged to apply for UVic's new Anti-Racism Initiative Grant. Grants of up to $7,500 are available to support the revision of programs, courses, curriculum or learning resources in ways that help fulfill UVic’s commitment to anti-racism and the values of equity, diversity and inclusion.

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New Vikes initiatives aimed at supporting high-performance athletes

January 23, 2020 - The Ring

UVic is unveiling several initiatives that build on the Vikes' rich athletic tradition and its ongoing and deep commitment to providing a supportive high-performance environment for student athletes. The changes and additions aim to affirm, educate and support a culture of excellence for UVic athletics and provide improved resources for students and coaches.

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Day in the life: Karla Stout

October 26, 2019 - The Ring

When it comes to dressing for success, Karla Stout knows how to get it right. As the head of wardrobe for the Department of Theatre and a volunteer rober since 1994, Stout has ensured thousands of graduating students look their best when they cross the stage at convocation. Beyond draping hoods, adjusting tassels and soothing jangled nerves, Stout has also helped a variety of UVic presidents and chancellors look tip-top for the big day.

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