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.
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.
October 6, 2014 -
A new national consortium to support and strengthen Indigenous economic development across Canada was announced today at the University of Victoria.
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.
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
September 18, 2014 -
A fine-art reproduction of the only handwritten illuminated bible created since the advent of the printing press in the 15th century is being officially presented to the University of Victoria in a public event at St. Andrews Cathedral, Sept. 20.
September 17, 2014 -
Two UVic researchers—a psychologist and a computer scientist—are charter members of a new national “college” for outstanding young scholars.
September 16, 2014 -
A study for the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness, co-authored by researchers at UVic and SFU, has found that a disproportionate number of people chronically staying in Victoria’s emergency shelters are seniors.
September 16, 2014 -
The University of Victoria will present three honorary degrees for outstanding achievements in public health, journalism and community-based leadership when it conducts its fall convocation ceremonies on Nov. 10 and 12.
September 11, 2014 -
Negotiators with the Professional Employees Association (PEA) and the University of Victoria have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract.
September 9, 2014 -
Two UVic scholars have joined the ranks of Canada's academic elite. Historian Eric Sager and poet Tim Lilburn have been elected as fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) for their remarkable contributions to their field and to public life.
August 28, 2014 -
Award-winning author, journalist, playwright, screenwriter, Leiren-Young is UVic’s next 2014 Harvey Stevenson Southam Lecturer in Journalism and Nonfiction—the first UVic alumnus to hold the Southam position.
August 27, 2014 -
A seven-year, multi-partner project led by UVic will explore the shameful history of dispossession during the 1940s will culminate in a cross-country museum exhibition in 2019. The federal government announced a $2.5-million partnership grant Aug. 27.&