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Climate and Sustainability Action Plan

The UVic Climate and Sustainability Action Plan will respond to urgent global calls for action. This new plan will guide UVic’s integrated sustainability practices in every domain while respecting and valuing Indigenous ways of knowing and being. Click the button to learn more about the Plan and future engagement opportunities. 

 

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Campus Sustainability Fund

Do you have an idea for a sustainability project on campus? The fund empowers members of the university community to create stakeholder-driven projects that further the Sustainability Action Pan and align with UVic’s Strategic Priorities.

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New Sustainability Video

Sustainability is part of the everyday operations at UVic. We are always looking for new and creative solutions. Watch our new video to see some of our accomplishments so far!

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UVic Achieves STARS Gold Rating in Sustainability!

We are proud to announce that UVic has achieved a Gold rating in sustainability for the third time using the AASHE Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System reporting tool! This is our highest score to date, and reflects UVic's commitment to being a leader in institutional sustainability. 

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Sustainability Action Plan 2020-2021

Check out UVic's new Sustainability Action Plan for 2020-2021!

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Community Mural Art Project

A brand new mural, designed by UVic Visual Arts student, Meaghan Crow, has been painted on the east wall of the Campus Bike Centre!

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COVID-19 office operations

Since March 18, 2020 the Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability has been working remotely. We can be reached by  email or phone Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30 (excluding holidays).

We are beginning a gradual return to the office on September 8 with COVID-19 safety measures in place. We will not be allowing any walk-in visits during this time, but will gladly respond to phone calls and emails. If you require a meeting, please  contact us in advance so we can arrange a safe setting. 

Sustainability in Action

At the University of Victoria, we strive to model sustainability - applying ingenuity to find new and creative solutions and practices that can serve as examples for others.