Community partners

Dr. Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins
Dr. Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins (linguistics) accepted a 2012 BC Community Achievement Award at Government House in Victoria in recognition of her highly consultative approach on the Coast and Straits Salish language revitalization project.

Locally relevant, internationally significant

The University of Victoria is proud to partner with our community beyond the campus to make our region and our world a better place to live.

We thrive on our close partnerships with organizations and businesses across Vancouver Island and around the world. Learn more about our civic engagement.

Community Relations office

UVic's Community Relations office builds and maintains links between the university and its various external communities. It serves an outreach role to the wider community by:

  • organizing educational, cultural and networking events
  • sharing information with community leaders
  • providing advice and support for university initiatives that link to the public

Community Relations represents UVic at off-campus events and to civic organizations. They stage community forums and support UVic participation in community initiatives.