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Arts and culture enriches our campus and our lives. As we become increasingly aware of our cultural diversity on a regional, national and global scale, we turn to the creative arts for common ground. 

UVic hosts BC’s only stand-alone fine arts faculty. Our commitment to arts and culture programming, education and training makes this a natural place for students who want to explore and celebrate cultural differences and interactions.


2023 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

From the far reaches of outer space to the intersection of Indigenous science and self-care, the recipients of the 2023 University of Victoria Distinguished Alumni Awards span the globe and beyond.

Open UVic alumni leading Indigenous change

UVic alumni leading Indigenous change

Whether it’s amplifying voices, empowering communities through technology or reconnecting cultural traditions and plant-based knowledge, three UVic alumni are at the forefront of creating positive...

Open International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

On March 8, the University of Victoria is joining individuals and educational institutions all over the world to #EmbraceEquity as part of International Women’s Day (IWD).

Open Mojada updates Medea at the Phoenix

Mojada updates Medea at the Phoenix

The Phoenix Theatre's Mojada updates Euripides’ Medea, making it as modern as today’s headlines—blending the ancient Greek family tragedy with Mexican folklore and the bitter reality of America’s...

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