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UVic publishes its response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Notice from Julie Potter, Associate Director, Community and Government Relations, University of Victoria: Hi everyone, I wanted to share with you some information on UVic’s recent response to the evolving pandemic. As you know, you can find up to date information at uvic.ca/covid-19; however, I thought I would just highlight a few pieces of information, in the event… Continue reading UVic publishes its response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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UVic 15th annual conference on Garry Oak ecosystems

15th Annual Conference: The Art & Science of Garry Oak Ecosystems The GOERT Conference brings together people who are planning or conducting research and restoration projects related to Garry Oak Ecosystems. Brief descriptions of studies and results will be given to prompt discussion and encourage coordination among groups.Please download a PDF Poster of this event to… Continue reading UVic 15th annual conference on Garry Oak ecosystems

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UVic Engineering Expansion Open House – Feb 12

From Tristan Denniston, Associate Director, Community and Government Relations, University of Victoria:Subject: Engineering Expansion Open House - February 12, 2020The Engineering Precinct Expansion open houses will be held on February 12th. This will be an opportunity for community members to learn about the project, share feedback on site and design principles and meet with project staff. There… Continue reading UVic Engineering Expansion Open House – Feb 12

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Queenswood: interior construction begins Nov 12th

Spencer Massie,Executive Advisor, Development, of UVic Properties Investments Inc., advises: Just wanted to update you and the CBRA that the interior tenant fit-out of the East wing of Queenswood will commence next week, Tuesday November 12th, with mobilization by Aral Construction.As I previously mentioned, the project will complete the interior fit-out of the unfinished wing at… Continue reading Queenswood: interior construction begins Nov 12th

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UVic proposed new Student Housing Project: update

CBRA Chair Eric Dahli and director Jerry Donaldson report: On Monday August 19, 2019, Saanich Council approved the University of Victoria’s proposal to construct two new buildings to provide food and residential services to students.  The new construction will yield a net increase of 600 beds and will help to relieve the housing shortage faced by U-Vic… Continue reading UVic proposed new Student Housing Project: update

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UVic: parking rate changes as of Sept. 1

From Julie Potter, Associate Director, Community and Government Relations, Division of External Relations, University of Victoria:Hello everyone,I hope you are all enjoying your summer. Please find a notice below from Patrick Seward, Manager, Parking and Transportation in regards to parking rate changes at UVic starting September 2019.If you have any questions please do not hesitate… Continue reading UVic: parking rate changes as of Sept. 1

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Vikes Athletics offers active living programs at UVic

Melissa Keil, Associate Director of Marketing, Engagement and Programs at UVic Athletics and Recreation, writes: WHAT MOVES YOU?Intro to SpinStrength, Stretch & SocialParent & Tot YogaWhether you are on campus or in our Zumba Gold Victoria community, Gentle Walk & Talkfind something to get De-stress Yogayou moving in our Outdoor FitnessSpring and Summer lineup.Circuit Training…and more!Discover what moves YOU… Continue reading Vikes Athletics offers active living programs at UVic

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UVic: site prep work begins on new student housing

From the the university’s The Ring newsletter: Although construction for the university’s student housing and dining project won’t kick off until 2020, early preparation work at the site will begin this spring and summer.  Starting in May, watch for selective deconstruction, road and utility work around the Cadboro Commons and SUB buildings.  Exterior concrete pedestrian walkways,… Continue reading UVic: site prep work begins on new student housing

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Upcoming UVic presentations on new student housing

From Mike Wilson, Director, Campus Planning & Sustainability at University of Victoria:As mentioned at the CALC meeting, we intend to submit a Development Variance Permit Application to the District of Saanich in mid-December for the Student Housing and Dining Project. We would appreciate the opportunity to provide an project update to the Cadboro Bay Residents’ Association Board… Continue reading Upcoming UVic presentations on new student housing