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VPAC news and initiatives

Latest news and current initiatives

New structures for health programming (May 9, 2023) - Through a Senate-led process, UVic is exploring the possibility of a health-related Faculty to enhance our health profile.

West Shore Campus (May 1, 2023) - UVic has partnered with Royal Roads University and Camosun College to open a new Langford campus in September 2024, offering academic programming from each institution.

Accessible BC Act compliance (April 24, 2023) - The BC Government requires all publicly funded universities to develop an accessibility committee, accessibility plan and feedback mechanism by September 1, 2023.

Listening Tour (April 1, 2023) - During a fall 2022 Listening Tour, the Vice-President Academic and Provost engaged with leaders, faculty, librarians and staff across campus to hear thoughts, ideas and feedback on UVic’s academic mission.

Budget model review (updated March 27, 2023) - In late 2022, VPAC and VPFO initiated a review of UVic's current budget model, to assess its effectiveness and look for enhancement opportunities.

Kaplan agreement (Feb. 22, 2023) - UVic has signed an agreement with Kaplan International to support our international recruitment efforts, for both undergraduate and graduate programming.

Archived news

REACH Award recipients for 2022 (Nov. 3, 2022) - Annually, the REACH Awards honour extraordinary UVic teachers and researchers who lead the way in dynamic learning and who have a vital impact at our university and in community. Congratulations to our 2022 recipients!

UVic welcomes new VP Academic and Provost (July 1, 2022) -  On July 1, 2022, Dr. Elizabeth Croft began her five-year term as UVic's new Vice-President Academic and Provost.

Course delivery modes (Feb. 16, 2022) - Senate has approved new course delivery codes and definitions, effective Winter Session 2022/23. The new course codes are: face-to-face; blended; online with some face-to-face; and fully online.