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Awwad and Warburton are latest Schulich Leader scholars at UVic

September 12, 2023 -

Two passionate BC students—one focused on space, the other on cyberspace—who are planning to pursue an education in the sciences at the University of Victoria are among the 100 elite scholars from across Canada recently named Schulich Leaders. Mohammad Awwad was named the 2023 Schulich Leader Scholar in Engineering and will be entering UVic from North Surrey Secondary School while Evan Warburton, a recent graduate of Oak Bay Secondary School, is the 2022 Schulich Leader Scholar in Science. Awwad and Warburton have demonstrated a deep interest in and dedication to technology and astronomy respectively, and both worked to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with peers.

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Passion for robotics inspires student’s success

July 18, 2022 - The Ring

Alec Krawciw had the highest academic standing of any student graduating from UVic with a bachelor’s degree this spring and also found time to lead a student engineering team, earn a minor in software engineering, and volunteer in the community. Krawciw found plenty of ways to follow his passion in robotics during his time at UVic, including a co-op in which he designed and built a prototype electric hydro-foiling catamaran from scratch.

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Healing technology

June 30, 2022 - The Torch

The Victoria Hand Project team, led by alumnus Michael Peirone, designs low-cost 3D-printed prosthetics for amputees in need while providing UVic students with valuable skills and training.

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