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Archival photo of Roger J. Bishop in the previous space o UVic Special Collections and University Archives in the McPherson Library (photo undated). (File credit: University Archives)

UVic receives $1.6 million donation from long-time patron

Roger J. Bishop’s donation creates three new scholarships and funding for research

Archival photo of Roger J. Bishop in the previous space o UVic Special Collections and University Archives in the McPherson Library (photo undated). (File credit: University Archives)
University of Victoria (Black Press Media file photo)

Wages, job security key in tentative deal for UVic sessional lecturers

The pact covers 450 sessional lecturers and music instructors

  • Sep 27, 2019
University of Victoria (Black Press Media file photo)
A digital rendering shows what the new development at 1314 Broad St. will look like. (File contributed/CHARD Development)

New downtown Victoria hotel to offer car elevator, bee sanctuary

A ‘well-known’ hotel chain will operate the 137-room development on Broad Street

A digital rendering shows what the new development at 1314 Broad St. will look like. (File contributed/CHARD Development)
Dr. Fraser Black, palliative care physician with PORT working in downtown Victoria (File contributed/UVic)

Mobile palliative care team launches for downtown Victoria’s homeless population

UVic, Cool Aid, Victoria Hospice and Island Health team up for end-of-life care services

Dr. Fraser Black, palliative care physician with PORT working in downtown Victoria (File contributed/UVic)
UVic extended the course drop deadline for full tuition fee reimbursement in wake of fatal bus crash involving two students. (Photo courtesy of UVic)
UVic extended the course drop deadline for full tuition fee reimbursement in wake of fatal bus crash involving two students. (Photo courtesy of UVic)
Sarah Hunter, a UVic student who survived the mid-Island bus crash, started a petition to fix the road where the bus rolled over. (Sarah Hunter/change.org)

Bus crash survivor petitions Justin Trudeau to fix road where classmates died

UVic student’s petition well over halfway to 5k signature goal

Sarah Hunter, a UVic student who survived the mid-Island bus crash, started a petition to fix the road where the bus rolled over. (Sarah Hunter/change.org)
WATCH: UVic Submarine Racing Club competes in Washington DC this month

WATCH: UVic Submarine Racing Club competes in Washington DC this month

Eight members will be at a military base in Maryland for the competition from June 23 to 28

WATCH: UVic Submarine Racing Club competes in Washington DC this month
UVic pronounces three new Canada Research chairs

UVic pronounces three new Canada Research chairs

Three scientists at the University of Victoria will serve as Canada Research Chairs

UVic pronounces three new Canada Research chairs
UVic is consulting students, faculty and the public on the implementation of gender neutral washrooms. (Susan Quinn Photo)

UVic consulting on campus-wide gender inclusive washrooms

Surveys ask for input on way-fiding and stall signage

UVic is consulting students, faculty and the public on the implementation of gender neutral washrooms. (Susan Quinn Photo)
Sandra Richardson, the CEO of the Victoria Foundation, announces the results of a study of social impact of charities in Victoria. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

Study shows registered charities gave Victoria $4-billion boost

Civil sector now on par with tech and tourism sectors in Captial Regional District

Sandra Richardson, the CEO of the Victoria Foundation, announces the results of a study of social impact of charities in Victoria. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
A group of roughly 50 people wrote messages of welcoming and love in Centennial Square on Nov. 12 after several posters praising white beauty were found in Victoria. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

‘Spread love’: UVic Pride replaces white supremacy posters in Victoria

Around 50 people walked through downtown on Nov. 12 to share posters of love

A group of roughly 50 people wrote messages of welcoming and love in Centennial Square on Nov. 12 after several posters praising white beauty were found in Victoria. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
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Honorary degrees a highlight at UVic fall convocation

Degrees recognize social justice, early childhood education, sustainable agriculture and music

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Honourable Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills & Training gives impassioned speech at the launch of the Indigenous law program at the University of Victoria. (Keri Coles/News Staff)

UVic launches historic Indigenous law program

World’s first law degree to combine Indigenous, non-Indigenous law

Honourable Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills & Training gives impassioned speech at the launch of the Indigenous law program at the University of Victoria. (Keri Coles/News Staff)
Schulich scholars choose UVic for first-year studies

Schulich scholars choose UVic for first-year studies

Oak Bay High grad chooses the local post-secondary option

Schulich scholars choose UVic for first-year studies
UVic art display showcases craft of bookmaking

UVic art display showcases craft of bookmaking

Art of the Book 2018 is in the Audain Gallery at UVic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Aug. 11

  • Aug 10, 2018
UVic art display showcases craft of bookmaking
While it is important to protect yourself from UV rays, some sunscreen ingredients have been found to be harmful. (Black Press file photo)

Sunscreen has far-reaching impact warns professor

UV protective clothing suggested as alternative

While it is important to protect yourself from UV rays, some sunscreen ingredients have been found to be harmful. (Black Press file photo)
Depression: Link to brain protein holds promise for new treatments

Depression: Link to brain protein holds promise for new treatments

New treatment options for depression could become a reality in the future…

Depression: Link to brain protein holds promise for new treatments
UVic names spring honorary degree recipients

UVic names spring honorary degree recipients

Headline-making lawyer Joseph Arvay, who has spent decades fighting high-profile cases about…

  • May 28, 2018
UVic names spring honorary degree recipients
Grey capes will fly as Kaiden’s Kape Krusaders tackle the Brain Tumour Walk at UVic

Grey capes will fly as Kaiden’s Kape Krusaders tackle the Brain Tumour Walk at UVic

A year ago Kaiden, 10, one year ago I found out I had Anaplastic Ependymoma stage 3

Grey capes will fly as Kaiden’s Kape Krusaders tackle the Brain Tumour Walk at UVic
UVic microbiologist patents potential syphilis vaccine

UVic microbiologist patents potential syphilis vaccine

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted bacterial disease that dates back to at least 1495

  • Apr 25, 2018
UVic microbiologist patents potential syphilis vaccine