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New Vikes initiatives aimed at supporting high-performance athletes

January 23, 2020 - 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 - 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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Heavy snow, not light work

March 11, 2019 - Ring

February's heavy snowfall was exceptional in more ways than one on campus. Even while most people enjoyed a “snow day” when the campus was closed late afternoon Monday, Feb. 11 and the following day, there were those who walked, carefully drove or carpooled to work so that residence students got fed, roads were plowed, pathways were cleared and payroll got processed.

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Day in the Life: Eddie Mukahanana

February 14, 2019 - 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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