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Setting UVic's academic priorities and upholding our education mandate

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Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost (VPAC)

Fostering an extraordinary academic environment

The Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost (VPAC) is responsible for leading the academic mission of the university. Representing 80 per cent of the university, we support all faculty, librarians, academic staff and students through leadership, training, resources, supports and services.

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Faculty opportunities
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Apply for faculty & librarian positions

At UVic, we combine outstanding scholarship with inspired teaching and community engagement. We're committed to recruiting, developing and retaining people who help us build a better future.

Leadership opportunities
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Apply for academic leadership positions

UVic is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities and ranks among the world's best higher education institutions. We have over 21,000 students and 5,000 employees, including 900 faculty.

Resources for faculty and librarians

Through Faculty Relations and Academic Administration, VPAC supports the recruitment and retention of faculty and librarians and the development of strong academic leadership.

Mentorship opportunities are provided for new faculty and librarians and the joint faculty mentorship program. Learn more about training, learning and development opportunities.

Awards and honours

UVic is committed to attracting, supporting and developing a diverse community of talented faculty through enhanced resources and programs—including prestigious chair positions, awards, speaker series, and other initiatives that recognize excellence and promote wellness.

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Strategic Enrolment Management (SEM) Plan

UVic's SEM Plan aligns student enrolment goals with UVic's strategic plans and provides a guide to our recruitment and retention efforts for the coming years.

Territory acknowledgement

We acknowledge and respect the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples on whose traditional territory the University of Victoria stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.