University Secretary

Open Calls for Nominations

Appointment Committee Opportunities

Dean of Social Sciences Appointment Committee.

Call for Nomination from faculty in Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology

Information, forms, and dates for the Decanal Appointment Committee can be found here


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Student Representatives to Board of Governors and Senate

Get involved in UVic governance!

The Board of Governors and Senate need student representatives.  Build your skills, represent your fellow students and contribute to crucial decision making at UVic.

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UVic's Board of Governors

Meet UVic's Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is responsible for the management, administration and control of the property, revenue, business and affairs of the university.

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Browse and search policies

Our website provides a central location for current university policies and procedures that have been approved by the university's Board of Governors, Senate or administration.

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Chancellor Shelagh Rogers

Learn about the Chancellor's role

The Chancellor is the titular head of the university and the chair of its convocation. Learn more about Chancellor Shelagh Rogers and her role at the university.

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Administrative Services Building

Connect with us

Our office is located in the Michael Williams Building on the University of Victoria campus. Contact us to see how we can assist you.

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Office of the University Secretary

The Office of the University Secretary serves as the corporate secretariat for the university's governing bodies: the Board of Governors and the Senate. The office is the repository for information on all matters relating to these bodies.

The Office of the University Secretary is responsible for coordinating, facilitating and recording the activities of the university's foundations and senior advisory committees. The office is also responsible for matters related to equity and human rights, policy and elections.

Please note: The Privacy and Access Office now reports to the General Counsel and their web content has moved.
Privacy and access webpages are found here.


UVic operates under the authority of the University Act and is governed by a Board of Governors and a Senate.

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Our website provides a central location for current policies and procedures approved by UVic's Board of Governors, Senate or administration.

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