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VPAC news and project updates

New structures for health programming (updated Oct. 31, 2023) - Through a Senate-led process, UVic is exploring the possibility of a health-related Faculty to enhance our health profile.

Accommodated assessment supports for 2023/24 (Aug. 1 & Oct. 16, 2023) - Information and resources about the interim strategy for accommodated assessments.

Development of an academic action plan (Aug. 22, 2023) - VPAC is developing a plan to operationalize institutional plans and demonstrate accountability throughout the academic portfolio.

Nominate a colleague for a REACH Award (Aug. 16, 2023) - Nominations from across campus are welcome until Nov. 1 for the prestigious REACH research and teaching awards.

West Shore Campus (updated Aug. 15, 2023) - UVic has partnered with Royal Roads University and Camosun College to open a new campus in Langford.

Budget model review (updated Aug. 2, 2023) - UVic has initiated a review of our budget model to assess its effectiveness and look for enhancement opportunities.

Archived news

Three new deans start on July 1, 2023 (June 30, 2023) - UVic is excited to welcome new leadership in the Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law and the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business.

Accessible BC Act compliance (updated June 2, 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.

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.

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.