Former UVic chancellor Murray Farmer earned his UVic bachelor’s degree in economics as one of the first generation of university students here.
Former UVic chancellor Murray Farmer earned his UVic bachelor’s degree in economics as one of the first generation of university students here.

We are always interested in hearing from our alumni and seeing how your education at UVic has helped you in your chosen career. We also want to keep you informed about our news, events, research and other special activities.

Economics alumni network

The Economics Alumni Network is focused on reaching out to economics alumni through networking, mentoring and fun activities. If you're interested in staying in touch with your classmates and taking advantage of networking and mentoring opportunities with fellow alumni working in various fields, then this group is for you! Learn more.

Women in Economics Affinity Group

The Women in Economics Affinity Group is run by a group of UVic alumni and aims to engage and support women economists across Canada. The group is creating mentorship, networking and funding opportunities for women pursuing higher education or careers in economics. Learn more.

Economics alumni scholarship

The Economics Alumni Network established two scholarships, to be awarded each year to one graduate student and one undergraduate student in the Department of Economics. We congratulate the students awarded the alumni scholarship and welcome donations to help support our Economics students.

Women in Economics graduate scholarship

The Women in Economics Affinity Group created the Women in Economics Graduate Scholarship to support and encourage women pursuing a graduate education in Economics. Donations to the scholarship are welcome and we thank the alumni and friends who have contributed to this important fund.

Alumni who made a difference

To commemorate the University of Victoria's 50th anniversary, the UVic Alumni Association proudly honoured individuals and couples who made a difference to the strength of UVic through their involvement and citizenship on behalf of their alma mater. Eight of the 50 alumni recognized were economics alumni!

Congratulations to: Jim Crawford (BA '68), Jennifer Davison (BA '01, MA '03), Don Drummond (BA '76), Kara Flanagan (MA '04), Tony Gage (BA '70), Mike Holmes (BA '87), Robert Pearce (BA '78) and Tracy Redies (BA '84).

Resources for our alumni

As a graduate of Social Sciences at the University of Victoria, you are part of our extended community− a network of over 20,000 graduates in communities around the world. There are many ways to stay connected with that community.

Keep in touch

Torch magazine

Please explore the links below to find ways to stay connected that work for you, online or in person.

Or vist the Alumni Relations website

To find out more, contact Cora LaRussa, Alumni Annual Giving Officer, at

Career resources

Careers Services

Did you know alumni can get career advice, professional development opportunities, and job search assistance through the university's Career Services and through our Young Alumni program?

You can also read about some of our Social Sciences alumni and explore our careers website for ideas on what you can do with a career in Social Sciences.

Stay in the loop

Alumni Week umbrella

Alumni events, social media, and publications give you a valuable ongoing connection with the university.

Get involved


Extend your network and develop your professional skills while giving back to UVic.

  • Volunteer with your department, alumni groups, or the alumni board.
  • Speak at a student or alumni event.
  • Offer a co-op placement, career advice or mentoring to a student.
  • Pay it forward by contributing to scholarships or bursaries and support the changemakers of tomorrow.