News and events

Dr. Wiebe - Senate of Canada invitation

Dr. Sarah Marie Wiebe, Acting Director of the Social Justice Studies program at UVic was recently invited by the Senate of Canada to provide an expert witness testimony on Bill C-226, An Act respecting the development of a national strategy to assess, prevent and address environmental racism and to advance environmental justice. The March 21st meeting also took place on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Nancy Clarke, UVic’s President’s Chair Award Winner

For her excellence in research, research-inspired teaching and contributions to the wider community, Clark has been awarded UVic’s President’s Chair Award, the university’s highest academic honour for a faculty member. Her work, which examines the intersecting effects of globalization, racialization, the environment and the social determinants of mental health for refugees and other newcomers, aligns with UVic’s Aspiration 2030 commitments around health and wellness, and social justice and equity.

Women’s Halaqa (Islamic Lecture)

Women's Halaqa is a weekly program. Each week, a different principle will be explored and led by a Muslim Spiritual Care Provider of UVic.

Golden Harvest / Houses Stand

The Victoria Choral Society, under the direction of Brian Wismath, will perform Golden Harvest by Larysa Kuzmenko, libretto by Talia Zajac, and The Houses Stand Not Far Apart by John Estacio,libretto by John Murrell, OC.

The program features vocal soloists Betty Waynne Allison (soprano) and Nathan McDonald (baritone). The choir is accompanied by an orchestra of musicians from the Victoria Symphony.

Please join us for an afternoon of dramatic, powerful music telling of an immigrant experience, and of survival, hope and peace. Don't miss this rare chance to hear composer John Estacio inconversation on stage with Music Director Brian Wismath.

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University Closed (Victoria Day)

Mustard Seed & Multifaith Centre Food Share Program

This foodshare program provides food for UVic students through the Multifaith Centre.

BCom Info Session

The Gustavson Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) program builds the foundation to take you anywhere you want to go. We are a top-ranked business school, emphasizing innovation, applied learning andresponsible leadership.