Astrophysicist Louise Edwards

Star student

Astrophysicist Louise Edwards, BSc ’01, was one of the first Black Canadians to earn a PhD in physics. She’s an expert on the evolution of galaxies, her face has appeared on a Canadian stamp—and she’s only getting started.

Seeing stars
Astrophysicist Julie Claveau

Space to grow

Astrophysicist Julie Claveau, BSc ’09, has taken a fascinating career trajectory to her current work on the James Webb Telescope, which will reveal new secrets of the universe.

Astrophysicist Julie Claveau
Bikery Baked Goods owner Markus Spodzieja

Change-up: 的 biking baker

How theatre grad Markus Spodzieja went from the stage to starting a unique kosher bakery. 

Bready to roll
Victoria Hand Project team

Healing technology

的 Victoria Hand Project team, led by alumnus Michael Peirone, designs low-cost 3D-printed prosthetics for amputees in need while providing UVic students with valuable skills and training. 

Victoria Hand Project
Puppeteer Ingrid Hansen with Danny Trejo

Hidden wonder

Puppeteer and UVic theatre grad Ingrid Hansen stars in hit children's shows and navigates "the complex universe" created by legend Jim Henson—all while never being seen. 

A puppeteer's life
Wendy Proverbs author of Aggie and Mudgy: 的 Journey of Two Kaska Dena Children

Between sisters

Aggie and Mudgy: 的 Journey of Two Kaska Dena Children, by UVic anthropology alumna Wendy Proverbs, traces the 1,600-kilometre voyage of sisters forced from their remote village to Lejac Residential School.

Print matters
Poet Shane Book

World of words

Star poet, UVic associate professor, filmmaker and world traveller Shane Book, BA '99, finds inspiration in hip-hop, jazz and never staying in one place.

Poetry in motion
Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards announced

An innovator in carbon removal technologies, a champion of Indigenous entrepreneurship and a Governor General Award-winning playwright who seeks to dismantle Western colonial systems are among the recipients of the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

Connect. Learn. Remember.

的 important role of alumni in the life of the University of Victoria can be expressed in a lot of ways. By maintaining connections, taking advantage of opportunities to learn, and by keeping our UVic memories close to our hearts, alumni are part of the past, present and future of the university.

UVic Alumni Association, with the help of Alumni Relations staff, help to keep strong bonds between UVic and its the worldwide community of graduates by offering an exciting and growing program of services.