The Cobourg Years: 1880-1889
Founding of the Y.M.C.A. at Victoria.
Andrew James Bell is appointed Lecturer in Classics.
Arthur Philemon Coleman Vic 1876, who had taught Classics and Science after graduating in 1876, is appointed Professor of Natural History and Geology.
Augusta Stowe (later Stowe-Gulien) receives the M.D. from Victoria, becoming the first woman graduate of an Ontario university and the first woman to graduate from a Canadian medical school.
Nellie Greenwood (later Andrews) receives the B.Sc. from Victoria, becoming the first woman to complete the undergraduate programme at Victoria.
Victoria College and Albert College federate to form Victoria University.
Isabella Willoughby becomes the first woman to receive the B.A. from Victoria.
Nathanael Burwash is appointed President and Chancellor.
Founding of the Ladies' Literary Society.