Equity and diversity

Dr. Adam Con's testimony on diversity at the University of Victoria

Dr. Adam Con's testimony on diversity at the University of Victoria

Dr. Carmen de France's testimony on diversity at the University of Victoria

Dr. Carmen de France's testimony on diversity at the University of Victoria

Dr. Sudhakar Ganti's testimony on diversity at the University of Victoria

Dr. Sudhakar Ganti's testimony on diversity at the University of Victoria

See Dr. Adam Con, Dr. Carmen de France and Dr. Sudhakar Ganti's testimonial on diverity, equity and inclusion at the University of Victoria.

UVic is committed to fostering a welcoming environment—one that is equitable, diverse and socially just. These are essential elements in achieving excellence in research and education.

Special efforts and initiatives are required to achieve these goals, particularly in relation to issues concerning women, racialised men and women, persons with a disability, Indigenous persons and sexual and gender minorities.

For equity and diversity resources and information visit the Office of Equity & Human Rights.

Equity and diversity news and events

Canada's Best Diversity Employers

Learn more about Canada's Best Diversity Emloyers.

UVic is exceptionally proud to be named one of Canada's best diversity employers.

Upcoming awards and project funding opportunities

Diversity Research Forum

The annual conference, hosted by VPAC, attracts more than 300 participants from across campus and our community who value the forum as a space to learn, share and unite. Past keynote speakers have included the Honorable Steven L. Point, Lieutenant Governor of B.C.; Senator Lillian Dyck; Senator Vivienne Poy; Senator Jim Munson; Helen Lenskji, University of Toronto; Dorothy Christian, Simon Fraser University; Budd Hall, University of Victoria; and Lorna Williams, University of Victoria.

To learn more about the Diversity Reserach Forum, please visit the conference website.