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One of the main buildings within Ring Road is being renamed to honour the outgoing UVic president, Jamie Cassels. Cassels worked at UVic for 40 years and will move on in November, with Kevin Hall taking over as president.

University Centre renamed Jamie Cassels Centre, as Cassels retires from UVic

One of the main buildings within Ring Road is being renamed to honour the outgoing UVic president, Jamie Cassels. Cassels worked at UVic for 40 years and will move on…

UVic banking on increasing international ranking

A year-long project has students asking questions about financial priorities on campus Early last October, UVic launched the Global Reputation and Rankings Project (GRRP), an initiative to strengthen UVic’s standing…

Federal grants now dependent on diversity targets

A federal program will now factor institutional diversity into account when offering research grants to Canadian universities. The Canada Research Chair (CRC) program, which annually distributes $265-million among 1 600 researchers…

Cassels leads charge on strategic plan revamp

Also, can humanists swim? The UVic Senate met for the final time this academic term on Friday, May 7. And while many of the motions were regarding smaller procedural matters,…

Senate shorts: UVic to offer minor in visual arts

The minor will be a 16-unit undergraduate program that can be paired with any faculty’s Honours or Major programs or used as part of a General Degree in Humanities, Science,…

President’s campus update: a look into UVic’s future

UVic president Jamie Cassels stressed that the UVic community must actively consider how to maintain the size and prestige of the university in the wake of financial cuts.

UVic Board of Governors meeting summary: Sept. 30

Campus planning, fossil fuel divestment, and community engagement updates were on the docket for UVic's BoG on Sept. 30.