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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 HIV research and art intersect

HIV research and art intersect

HIV In My Day, a community-based oral history project that gathered the stories of HIV survivors and caregivers during the early years of BC’s HIV/AIDS epidemic, has been adapted into a play. In...

Open 2023 UVic Rhodes scholar

2023 UVic Rhodes scholar

Proud, trans UVic alumna Julia Levy is one of 11 young Canadians—the only one in BC—chosen for the prestigious Rhodes scholarship at Oxford University. Levy, a chemistry major, will begin a master’s...

Open UVic’s research chair in Indigenous mental health

UVic’s research chair in Indigenous mental health

With a Sept. 22 naming ceremony, the inaugural position of Chief Mungo Martin Research Chair in Indigenous Mental Health is held by Emily Haigh, with funding by a $1.5M gift from Bruce McKean.

Open Indigenous naming ceremony

Indigenous naming ceremony

UVic is grateful to the family of Chief Mungo Martin for the honour of the title of the research chair in Indigenous mental health. The naming ceremony was held Sept. 22 at Mungo Martin House.

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