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VLA Call for Nominations

November 10, 2014 - 

After celebrating a successful first decade last year, the Victoria Leadership Awards (VLAs) are back stronger than ever with its 11th gala ceremony Feb. 19, 2015. Nominations are now open. UVic is a founding partner of the annual program.


ONC goes from sea to sea to sea

November 5, 2014 - 

Ocean Networks Canada (ONC), an initiative of the University of Victoria, has expanded its footprint across Canada with the launch of a new collaboration with the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) on the Atlantic coast.


Peninsula Co-op Climbing Wall at CARSA

November 4, 2014 - 

The university, thanks to support from Peninsula Co-op, is one step closer to fulfilling its vision for its Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities. The climbing tower at CARSA is officially named the Pensinsula Co-op Climbing Wall.


Trilogy of climate change courses now available

October 28, 2014 - 

Pacific Institute for Climate Solution launches a new animated and interactive course in its popular PICS Climate Insights 101 educational series, which tackles climate change causes, mitigation, and as of today, adaptation.


Without global policy, BC LNG won't help climate

October 27, 2014 - 

British Columbia’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) strategy won’t help the problem of global climate change in the absence of stronger policies internationally that limit carbon pollution, new research suggests.


Study shows degrees good investment

October 24, 2014 - 

A B.C. university degree is a proven path to employment and a good investment in the future says a new report released today by B.C.’s six research universities, which tracks the outcomes of the graduating class of 2008.


New Student Mental Health Strategy launched

October 22, 2014 - 

The University of Victoria is launching a comprehensive strategy to support and care for the mental health and well-being of students facing the challenges and stress of university life.


New support for Indigenous economic development

October 6, 2014 - 

A new national consortium to support and strengthen Indigenous economic development across Canada was announced today at the University of Victoria.


Standard drink labels on alcohol reduce risk

September 30, 2014 - 

A new study by UVic's Centre for Addictions Research of BC shows that a simple, internationally tested method of “standard drink” labelling is an essential tool for those who wish to stay within drinking guidelines.


Study confirms cancer link to low alcohol use

September 25, 2014 - 

A newly published study from the University of Victoria’s Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC) confirms that moderate drinkers have an increased risk of breast cancer. The study shows that consuming an average of up to two drinks a day is