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Launch of Indigenous nursing master’s a historic occasion

September 28, 2022 -

Fifty delegates from six universities across BC, including UVic, gathered in Penticton to launch a master’s of Indigenous nursing research project. The first-of-its-kind master’s degree combines high-level professional training with community-driven interventions designed to meet the needs of Indigenous Peoples living in rural and remote areas.

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Campus health and safety update

August 17, 2022 -

As we look forward to welcoming new and returning students for the fall term, UVic is continuing to manage the evolving impacts of COVID-19 on our community. We remain committed to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all students, faculty and staff, and will be offering in-person learning for most courses—unless otherwise noted at the time of registration.

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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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