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United Way volunteers celebrating

UVic's United Way Campaign 2015

This year's United Way campaign kicked off on Oct. 1. Please come out to support our upcoming campus events, and learn how your donations can make a difference.

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New facility enhances health care learning

A new hands-on teaching and training facility inside Royal Jubilee Hospital will help nurses, doctors, midwives and other health care learners gain crucial clinical skills treating simulated "humans"—lifelike, programmable mannequins that breathe, talk, cough and respond to bedside care.

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BC ferry

Oceanography on the move

UVic's Ocean Networks Canada teams up with BC Ferries to monitor ocean conditions in the Strait of Georgia.

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Centre director Afzal Suleman

Unmanned aircraft research flies high with funding boost

Since its launch three years ago, the Centre for Aerospace Research has become a Canadian leader in UAV research, design and testing.

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Staff cheering outside of the CARSA building

Grand opening of UVic's CARSA

UVic's new Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities is open for operation following a busy weekend of public open house celebrations and CARSA's grand opening on May 1.

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Woman and kids playing with water tap

Rain garden makes a splash for local school

Thanks to UVic master's student Catherine Orr, a new rainwater system and rain garden are now working, entertaining and educating at a local school.

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