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Gear up for a career: the mock interview

Even for the most seasoned student, job interviews can be a harrowing experience—that's why UVic Co-op and Career launched an expanded series of mock interview clinics for co-op students this year. Indigenous co-op student David Jewett signed up to practice his skills for an upcoming interview at UBC Medicine.

New educational kit supports early childhood activities with Métis themes

The objects look simple. Hand-sized swatches of organza. Coloured paper. A star-shaped hole punch. A blanket and rolled socks. But the meaning they hold can be transformative.

The educational kit of supplies and a colourful booklet of activities uses Métis history to engage young children in physical activities, literacy and art, helping build cultural awareness as well as healthy lifelong habits.

2015 Provost’s Engaged Scholar Award recipients

Dr. Bonnie Leadbeater (psychology) and Dr. Anne Marshall (education) have been named the 2015 recipients of the Provost’s Engaged Scholar Award.

UVic Law’s 40th anniversary: a legal education of quality and commitment

2015 is a banner year for UVic Law: its 40th anniversary. We often think of UVic Law as a young faculty, but it has now delivered four decades of first-class legal education.  

On March 6 and 7, the faculty will celebrate this milestone with a series of events for alumni, faculty, students and friends. It is a time to take stock. What kind of law school is UVic? What distinctive contributions has it made to Canadian legal education over the last 40 years? Or, to put the question with a little more edge: Would British Columbia, would Canada, be any different if UVic Law had not been founded?

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WordsThaw 2015

March 20-22, 2015

Literature springs to life at 2015 WordsThaw

Lovers of literature can shed their winter woes at the third-annual WordsThaw 2015 from March 20-22. Hosted by The Malahat Review, the event brings 36 poets, novelists, short-story writers, and journalists together for a spring symposium—one of the biggest writing festivals in Victoria.

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