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Fourth annual IdeaFest a week of discovery and exchange

2015-01-28 10:07

IdeaFest 2015

When does a disease turn into an epidemic? How do scientific and Indigenous knowledge intersect? What is your ideal electrical grid? (Hint: marbles can show you.) How can we live well and age well? And why the backlash against diversity in video games?


Business team takes top prize at Davos

2015-01-27 16:28

Spence, Laidlaw, Shah and Feldkamp

MBA students claim top prize at Corporate Knights’ “Business for a Better World” Case Study Competition


The daily lives of 18 UVic students, one blog post at a time

2015-01-27 10:55

A collage of photos featuring student bloggers.

Life for a university student isn’t just essays, exams and ramen noodles—although those are a big part of it. There are also yoga raves, nights of uninterrupted Netflix marathons, awkward icebreakers and friendships that will last a lifetime.

Whether you're a high school student wondering what's like to be an undergraduate student at UVic or a current student looking to share in your classmates’ experiences, you’ll find something new in a blogging project that spotlights student life at UVic.


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Handling old manuscripts is a hands-on proposition

When it comes to handling old manuscripts, there’s no fooling around for UVic researcher Dr. Jamie Kemp—the gloves are definitely off. Despite the lingering meme of white-glove clad researchers delicately handling archival material, Kemp says bare skin is best when it comes to the centuries-old books in UVic Special Collections and University Archives.

Virtually here: UVic’s first Honorary Resident Wikipedian

Christian Vandendorpe is UVic’s first Honorary Resident Wikipedian.

Congrats to the 2014 Co-op Students of the Year

Each year, we bestow three Co-op Student of the Year awards to recognize students' outstanding achievements in all aspects of performance, including academic achievement, workplace performance, and extracurricular, community and co-op involvement. One winning student is selected from each of our three major program areas.

We're pleased to announce that our 2014 Co-op Students of the Year are:

Residence renewal plan proposed

Residences Services is proposing a 10-year plan to address significant needed improvements to the university’s aging student residences and a shortage of campus housing.

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