Alumni and Giving

Alumni and fieldschools
Our alumni make an impact in the field and in the community.

Our Alumni are an integral part of the Geography Department's operations, events, and learning experiences. Are you an alumnus? Keep the connection going by attending department events, such as our weekly lecture series and annual mixers.

For more information about opportunities and resources for alumni, please visit UVic's alumni website. For departmental events, news, and research updates, follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our email list!

How else can you stay involved?

  • Be a guest speaker in a class
  • Hire a co-op student 
  • Facilitate a field component for a course or a field school
  • Mentor current students or recent alumni
  • Make a financial donation

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please  us today!



Help Make an Impact.

Be part of Geography’s hands-on learning opportunities that bring theory to life!

Alumni and friends contribute to our department in many meaningful ways, including:

Valuable programs, such as our community-engaged Clayoquot Sound Field School in Tofino and our sustainability field schools in Cascadia and Europe, are made accessible to students through support like yours. You make a direct impact through scholarships, travel grants, and other funding opportunities for Indigenous students interested in participating in the field schools taking place in their local communities. 

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 28,000 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 Vivan Chenard 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?

You can also read about 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.