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UVic #2 in 2015 Maclean's Rankings

Once again, the University of Victoria has been ranked among the top Canadian comprehensive universities by Maclean's magazine. This is the eighth consecutive year that UVic has been ranked either first or second in this category. In a strong showing across the board, UVic racked up top-three finishes in eight of the 12 key performance indicators used by Maclean's for its 2015 rankings.

UVic United Way Campaign off to fast start

The UVic United Way is proud to announce that only two weeks after our kick-off on October 6 we are more than two-thirds of the way to our fundraising goal of $250,000. UVic is counting on the support of the entire campus community as the campaign pushes to meet its goal.

During the month of October, all UVic employees received emails detailing the new online donation system used this year. More information about donating online to United Way is available at www.uvic.ca/unitedway/donate.

Indigenous economic development consortium announced

A new consortium to promote Indigenous economic development across Canada was recently announced at UVic.

The National Consortium for Indigenous Economic Development (NCIED) has the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business and the UVic Faculty of Law working together on community-based education and research to drive innovative economic change. The consortium was developed with the collaboration of leaders from Indigenous communities, business and government.

More “Faces” wanted for popular video series

If you’re a full-time faculty member and you haven’t yet been filmed for a Faces of UVic Research video, the project team would like to hear from you.

In each video—which is just over one minute long—a researcher gives a short and succinct summary of their work in everyday language that quickly gets to the heart of what they do and why it matters.

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2014 International Education Week

November 3-9, 2014

International Education Week

Join UVic's International Education Week, Nov. 3 - 9.  Find out about international opportunities, hear stories of international experiences and meet some of our international students and researchers from around the globe.  Highlights of the week include the International Opportunities Fair for students who want to learn about studying abroad, and a screening of The Dialogue, a documentary that explores the elements of meaningful intercultural dialogue and cultural identity. As part of the week, all members of the UVic Community are invited to send in their best shots from their international experience for a chance to win a $100 or $50 UVic Bookstore gift card.

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