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Arts & culture

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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.


REACH Awards

The REACH Awards celebrate UVic scholars for their extraordinary contributions in research and teaching.

New nursing practice just right for this time

The physical convocation ceremony for UVic’s 2020 nursing graduates will have to wait—they’re already playing key roles in community health. Sydney Hofmeyr is one of them, joining Island Health.

Theatre professor wins prestigious national award

Mary Kerr’s designs have helped transform Canadian culture over the past five decades. And now she’s the first designer in history to win a Molson Prize, joining the likes of Margaret Atwood,...

Esteemed theatre designer and scholar wins major prize

Department of Theatre design professor Mary Kerr has become the first theatrical designer in history—and only the third UVic professor—to be named a Molson Prize laureate, joining the likes of...

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