Morell at Esquimalt Lagoon

On shaky ground

UVic-led research reveals a new earthquake risk lurking beneath the Victoria region.

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Attendees at a past Campus Update

Campus Update, March 31

On March 31 from 12:15-1:15 p.m., join university leaders in the Michele Pujol Room of the SUB for a presentation on the university planning and budget framework approved by the Board of Governors.

Campus Updates
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Masterminds lecture series returns to campus

Each Wednesday evening in April features a fascinating and free talk on a wide range of subjects: mixed blessings of retirement, the complexities of harassment issues, how technology is used to monitor personal health, and how Shakespeare is being shared in new digital forms.

Masterminds 2017
Student bloggers in a meeting

One million views for student blog project

Over 500 blog posts in, MyUVic Life provides first-person perspectives on the UVic student experience.

The Ring
Drs. Wright, Walsh, Cullen, Benoit and Kuehne

Provost's Engaged Scholar Award recipients

Dr. Cecilia Benoit (sociology), Dr. Jay Cullen (earth and ocean sciences) and Dr. Andrea Walsh (anthropology) have been named the 2017 recipients of the Provost's Engaged Scholar Award.

The Ring
Three co-op students

Co-op students of the year

Innovative, aspiring and motivated to make a positive impact—these are the qualities shared by three extraordinary UVic co-op students.

The Ring
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Nominate your UVic Staff Sustainability Champion

Each year the Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability selects one staff member to recognize and celebrate individuals whose leadership has made UVic more environmentally sustainable. Submit your nomination package by March 31.

Sustainability awards
Toolkit

The Edge brand guidelines

The Edge brand guidelines will help us all tell a consistent and unified story about UVic and allow you to get the materials you need to support your unit's goals by accessing templates and working with University Communications + Marketing.

Brand guidelines website

UVic's community news source

The Ring is the University of Victoria's community newspaper. The print edition is published 8 times a year, usually on the first Thursday of the month. Choose a news category:


Latest news

Not your grandma’s radio station

March 17, 2017
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Radio is not dead, quite the contrary. UVic's very own radio station, CFUV (101.9 FM), is breathing life into campus and community members alike who hold passion for local music and alternative broadcasting. Producing original programming every day from 6 a.m. to midnight, CFUV is a station that provides an evolving platform to those whose voices otherwise may not be heard.

Read more: Not your grandma’s radio station

2017 Provost's Engaged Scholar recipients announced

March 13, 2017
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Drs. Cecilia Benoit (sociology), Jay Cullen (earth and ocean sciences) and Andrea Walsh (anthropology) have been named the 2017 recipients of the Provost's Engaged Scholar Award. The award celebrates tenured faculty members who have made significant contributions to community through their integration of outstanding scholarship, inspired teaching and community engagement.

Read more: 2017 Provost's Engaged Scholar recipients announced

President Cassels seeks second term

March 6, 2017

Following the updating of the appointment criteria by the university’s Presidential Appointment Committee, UVic President Jamie Cassels has indicated that he would welcome the opportunity to be considered for a second five-year term as president. The committee will now conduct a review of his performance and suitability for reappointment, per §14 of the university’s presidential appointment policy.

Read more: President Cassels seeks second term

Millennia-spanning forest study garners international environmental award

March 2, 2017
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Outstanding research in ecology was announced this week by the Ecological Society of America. A team of UVic researchers and grad students were recognized for their contribution to the fields of plant ecology and biogeography with the William Skinner Cooper Award for their research study, "Intertidal resource use over millennia enhances forest productivity," published in Nature Communications last year.

Read more: Millennia-spanning forest study garners international environmental award