Notices

New registry supports international travel

February 22, 2019 - Notice

UVic students, faculty and staff can pack extra peace of mind when they travel overseas, thanks to a new travel registry and emergency medical and travel assistance service. UVic has partnered with International SOS—a global medical and travel security assistance service—to provide pre-departure education, trip registration and emergency travel assistance to UVic faculty, students and staff participating in university-sponsored activities.

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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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Reading Break, Feb. 18-22

February 13, 2019 - Notice

Reading Break at UVic is Feb. 18-22. During this week, there are no classes unless otherwise noted by your instructor. The university is closed on Feb. 18 for the Family Day holiday. During the rest of the week, UVic is open, but some offices and services have reduced hours.

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Changes coming to uvic.ca navigation

February 13, 2019 - Notice

After months of user research for the major uvic.ca redesign, we're ready to make some changes to the global menu—that black bar at the top of every UVic web page. We've identified some quick wins we can act on now to improve the menu's usability, findability, load speed and search engine optimization (SEO). More substantial changes will come with the launch of the redesign in early 2020.

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Help us redesign the UVic website

January 28, 2019 - Notice

We're redesigning UVic's central website and need your input. The new structure for uvic.ca has a more robust student area. Please help us by taking a short survey to ensure this new section is simple and easy to use. You could win one of two $100 ONECards! Take the survey now until Feb. 8 at https://www.uvic.ca/student-website.

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Help us redesign the UVic website

January 28, 2019 - Notice

Communications + Marketing is working on a major website redesign for our central website. We have proposed a new structure that includes a more robust area for current faculty and staff. We invite you to take a short five-minute survey to provide your feedback. You could win a $50 ONECard!

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