Subject-area rankings highlight breadth of UVic’s academic strengths

March 11, 2019

On Feb. 28, the 2019 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject were released, reflecting the enormous breadth of UVic’s academic leadership. QS ranks UVic among the globe's top performers in these 10 fields: Computer science; Earth & marine sciences; Education; English language & literature; Environmental sciences; Law; Mathematics; Philosophy; Physics & astronomy; and Psychology.

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Library main floor renovations

March 4, 2019

UVic Libraries is transforming the space adjacent to the loan desk to increase student space through collection shifts and to maximize space for study. The renovated space will open on April 1 and have new soft seating—including sectionals, moon lounge chairs, ottomans and laptop tables—along with new flooring and paint. It will include the popular silent piano.

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New registry supports international travel

February 22, 2019

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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