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Arts & culture

Culture and the creative arts help us make sense of the world and ourselves. As we become increasingly aware of cultural diversity on a regional, national and global scale, we turn to the arts for common ground. 

UVic’s commitment to arts and culture programming make this a natural place for students who want to explore and celebrate cultural differences and interactions.

Events

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Open 2022 UVic Order of Canada

2022 UVic Order of Canada

Pioneering jurist Marion Buller, the University of Victoria’s chancellor, former UVic president Jamie Cassels and Jan Zwicky, acclaimed poet and philosopher and professor emeritus are among 85 new...

Open Groundbreaking jurist Buller

Groundbreaking jurist Buller

Canadians selected for induction into the Order of Canada have made “extraordinary contributions” to the nation. Pioneering jurist Marion Buller is one of 85 new appointments announced today by...

Open Champion of higher education

Champion of higher education

University of Victoria Professor and President Emeritus Jamie Cassels was appointed a member of the Order of Canada for his contributions as a university administrator, law scholar, and for his commitment...

Open Rebalancing the scales

Rebalancing the scales

UVic music researcher Adam Con believes we can build a better society by integrating concepts of access, equity, diversity and inclusion into every school’s music classroom and ensemble.

More arts & culture news

Venues

UVic is home to many venues, both on and off campus. You don’t have to be a student to attend! Enjoy a symphony, watch a play or take a yoga class.

Galleries

UVic has more art on view in public spaces than any other university in Canada. Tour our 2,000 works of art on campus, visit our art gallery in downtown Victoria, or explore the broader art collections all managed by Legacy Art Galleries.

Programming

You’ll find a range of excellent arts and culture programming at UVic. Find an expert to speak at your event or tune in to our student-run radio station.

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