Social media

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Be the first to know by connecting with UVic through our social media channels!

Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are important tools that help us connect with our communities.

Thinking about creating a new social media channel?

We can help you get started by:

  • sharing advice about effective practices
  • sharing information about emerging trends
  • giving you technical tips about how to manage your networks
  • helping ensure you're not duplicating other efforts

Already managing social media networks?

We'd love to hear from you! We're developing a comprehensive list of UVic social media channels. We can add your networks to our list and promote them.

Join the mailing list for people who manage social media accounts representing a department or unit at UVic. This is an open list that any subscriber can post messages to.

Social media guidelines

This document provides advice  to academic and administrative units at UVic who use social media in their department’s communications strategy.

Departments can use social media to promote their programs and events, build community, monitor and enhance their reputation, network and provide thought leadership.

These guidelines are intended to help departments be as effective as possible in meeting their communications goals, while also mitigating risks.

Download UVic's social media guidelines (pdf)