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Student Ambassadors donate $2,000 to help students in financial need

April 11, 2019 - Ring

Using profits from selling flowers and frames at convocation, this year's cohort of Student Ambassadors is donating $1,000 to the Student Emergency Fund, which supports students who are in financial crises and need immediate assistance. An anonymous alumni donor surprised the group—matching their contribution to the Student Emergency Fund this year, making their total gift $2,000.

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UVic’s Ideafest runs March 4-9

February 25, 2019 - Media release

How have whales influenced human culture and history? Why are we reluctant to accept scientific findings on topics like vaccination or climate change? Where do Indigenous law, women and human rights intersect? Explore these thought-provoking questions and many more at the University of Victoria's eighth annual Ideafest.

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A decade of support for undergrad research

February 14, 2019 - Ring

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Awards (JCURA) have supported 1,013 undergraduates in every discipline on research topics ranging from mindful meditation’s effect on stress, attention and exam performance to the biological impacts of a transition to solar energy. The annual JCURA spotlight is now a centrepiece of Ideafest as well.

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Ideafest is coming, March 4-9

February 14, 2019 - Ring

From March 4–9, UVic’s annual festival of research, art and innovation returns for its eighth action-packed year. With over 40 unique events on campus and beyond, showcasing the brightest minds and the latest inspiring ideas, you will struggle to find something that doesn’t pique your interest. 

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