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University of Victoria: Class Project Improves English Skills and Awareness of Global Issues

On June 4, 2008 some international students were selling cookies.
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September 3, 2008
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University of Victoria: BMO Financial Group Provides Lead Donation for UVic's First People's House

The University of Victoria’s plan to create a centre of cultural and academic support for Aboriginal students is one step closer to reality thanks to a gift of $550,000 from BMO Financial Group.
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April 30, 2008
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University of Victoria: Student Entrepreneurs Cash In

A game promoting healthy eating and tools for customized podcasts were among the winning ideas from student entrepreneurs in this year's IDC Challenge. The University of Victoria's technology transfer office, the Innovation and Development Corporation (IDC), handed out more than $30,000 in cash prizes last night to winners of the third annual IDC Challenge: Vancouver Island Student Business Plan Competition before a panel of local business experts in Victoria.
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September 6, 2007
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University of Victoria: Vancouver Foundation Funds Innovative Climate Change Group At UVic & UBC

The Vancouver Foundation has granted Common Energy, a climate change action group with members at the University of Victoria and University of British Columbia, $20,000 to create a provincial action network. "We are very pleased to receive this grant from the Vancouver Foundation. This money will be used to establish an inter-institutional network that will create relationships and share knowledge to create on-the-ground climate change solutions," said Naomi Devine, member of Common Energy UVic. "This network will create momentum that would be difficult to replicate in isolation on each individual campus."
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September, 2007
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University of Victoria, English Language Centre

Since 1970, the English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Victoria (UVic) has offered internationally recognized intensive English programs in all levels. Courses consist of 20 to 30 hours of formal instruction per week.
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July 1, 2007
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University of Victoria receives preferred status from China Scholarship Council

University of Victoria President David Turpin was in the People's Republic of China May 8 to meet with Chinese Education Minister Dr. Zhou Ji and sign an agreement with the China Scholarship Council that gives UVic preferred status in receiving top graduate students from leading Chinese universities. This agreement opens the door to a new level of co-operation for students and faculty at UVic and select Chinese partner universities.
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May 11, 2007
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