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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.


Open Unpacking gender in politics

Unpacking gender in politics

The University of Victoria and Equal Voice have partnered to host two events designed to address gender disparities in political leadership. Women Leading Change in Politics brings together inspiring...

Open Lii Michif Niiyanaan: We Are Métis launched

Lii Michif Niiyanaan: We Are Métis launched

On Nov. 16, the First Peoples House came alive with the vibrant spirit of celebration as Indigenous students, staff, faculty, Elders and community members gathered for a special event – the screening...

Open Reconciliation through exhibitions

Reconciliation through exhibitions

If it wasn’t for a hurricane, the life of globally renowned Inuk and Nunatsiavut art historian and curator Dr. Heather Igloliorte would have taken an entirely different turn.

Open New $8M Indigenous research chair

New $8M Indigenous research chair

Globally renowned Indigenous art historian and curator Dr. Heather Igloliorte joins the University of Victoria as the inaugural Canada Excellence Research Chair in Decolonial and Transformational...

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