Thanks to all who came to the
University Systems Meet the Team event!

Here are the winning raffle numbers:

University System Prize packs

Shamrock Prize Pack

Virtual reality viewer, laser pointer pen/stylus, card sleeve and screen cleaning cloth 

Victoria Royals 2 General Admission Tickets

Victoria Royals 2 Club Seats (bonus)

Vikes Family Pack Tickets

Email to arrange a pickup of your lucky prize!


Principles Guiding the Service Excellence initiative

  • Flexible for diverse learning styles and relationships
  • Accessible to all types of employees and supervisors in VPFO
  • Growth and learning-oriented
  • Cross-portfolio focus, engagement, inclusivity, and transparency
  • Enduring commitment, expressed from the VPFO leadership

Coaching Initiative

VISION: To foster a coaching culture that supports VPFO Service Excellence by

  1. Empowering all VPFO staff to harness growth and cross-portfolio learning opportunities
  2. Injecting tactics and tools that are concise and consumable for both coaches and coachees
  3. Delivering feedback through flexible coaching approaches scaled for everyday contexts

Upcoming Events:

Lunch and Learns

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Lunch and Learns are one-hour micro sessions on a variety of useful skills and techniques.


  • December 4th - Emergency Preparedness – Learn how! Emergency Preparedness for work and home!

  • Cyber Security: Understanding the risks and how you can protect yourself at work and at home!
    We are currently accepting registration for an additional Cyber Security Session as it was quite a success.

Meet the Teams

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Attend, Present, Integrate!

Designed to integrate and build connections across VPFO, these fun, interactive "meet-the-team" events are opportunities to find out surprising new things about what our colleagues in VPFO do day-in-and-day-out. Meet the faces behind the names and deepen your understanding of how VPFO works to serve the University of Victoria. Attend an upcoming session or volunteer your team to present!

No Registration required for these come and go events.

December 11th, 2017 - University Systems


Strong Start

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Are you or your employee new to a position in the VPFO? The Service Excellence team has put together an event for you.

This is your chance to get to know some team members in the VPFO portfolio, pick up informational materials, learn about exciting services, and of course, meet other new employees in a casual setting.

For more information email

Enhanced Recognition Program

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The Service Excellence Committee has struck a sub-committee on the enhancement of employee engagement in the VPFO portfolio.

There will be much more information to come, but until then refer to the report prepared for the committee by Rebecca Lumley and her team.

Ron meet the team

Teams from across VPFO find ways to support our on-campus and broader community in various ways. We've done BBQ's, fancy High Teas, bake sales, Bocce tournaments, and more to support local and international causes and build cohesiveness among our teams. Find out about upcoming events and enjoy our gallery of past events!