Vice-President Academic & Provost

Portrait photos of Brian Thom, Deborah Curran and Julia Baum

Provost's Award in Engaged Scholarship

Congratulations to Professors Brian Thom, Deborah Curran and Julia Baum on receiving the prestigious Provost’s Awards in Engaged Scholarship. Nominations are now open for 2022. 

Provost's Award in Engaged Scholarship
A portrait of Valerie Kuehne

A legacy of service

Thank you to Dr. Valerie Kuehne (pictured) for serving as Vice-President Academic and Provost from 2014-2022. Dr. Susan Lewis is currently serving as Acting Provost until Dr. Elizabeth Croft joins UVic on July 1, 2022.

A legacy of service
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VKURA internship program

The new Valerie Kuehne Undergraduate Research Award (formerly the REAL) provides a paid internship opportunity for first-year students to gain hands-on research experiences in their discipline or field.

VKURA internship program
Health practitioner at the Student Wellness Centre

Assisting students in distress (PDF)

In addition to providing direct services to students, Student Wellness Centre staff are available to consult with faculty and instructors regarding student wellbeing concerns.

Assisting students in distress (PDF)
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UVic's new and returning deans

Deans’ Council is a forum of 24 senior academic and research leaders, which includes deans responsible for leading their units, their unit’s academic programs, and the associated teaching and research.

UVic's new and returning deans
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Anti-racism grants

UVic’s Anti-Racism Initiative Grant supports the revision of programs, courses, curriculum or learning resources in ways that help fulfill our commitment to the values of equity, diversity and inclusion.

Anti-racism grants

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

Our office is committed to fostering an extraordinary academic environment at the University of Victoria. 

Our office

The Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost (VPAC) is responsible for setting the academic priorities of the university and leading UVic's integrated planning process.

Academic planning & programs

Academic planning and Programs unit works to ensure the quality of current and future academic programs. The unit is also responsible for the enhanced planning tools initiative.

Faculty relations & administration

Faculty and librarian relations are delivered through the coordinated efforts of the VPAC office and academic administrators.

Student affairs

The Division of Student Affairs (STUA) is committed to developing a vibrant and engaging learning community that support both the academic and individual success of our students.