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UVic’s ECS programs have a gender diversity problem

The Women in Engineering and Computer Science club is combatting the "systemic" issue of non-male student retention through solidarity.

President Kevin Hall says UVic is ‘open to dialogue’ with encampment

Inflammatory allegations say otherwise, according to People’s Park: ‘We are here to stay until they earnestly engage with our demands’.

B.C. moves to re-criminalize drug use in public spaces

B.C. re-criminalizes public drug use as of May 7, just one year into the province's three-year exemption from the CDSA.

UVic international students push back against new work hours

New cap on work hours for international students aims to balance work opportunities and academic success, but puts some in a double-bind.

UVic says divestment from Israel-associated companies is ‘complex’

Pro-Palestine encampment demands divestment, but UVic says the process is "complex" and turns to investment policy instead.

Pro-Palestinian encampment pitched on UVic quad

People's Park demands UVic divests; University says encampment goes against policy and shuts buildings early.
McKinnon Gym

UVic’s McKinnon gym has officially closed its doors

The McKinnon fitness weight room and dance studio has officially closed as of April 11, leaving students frustrated. 
SOCC

Students of Colour Collective backs out of social media deal with university after content was “policed”

In February, UVic’s Students of Colour Collective (SOCC) backed out of a social media takeover for the university’s Instagram account.
UVic Faculty of Health

UVic Faculty of Health officially approved after years of planning 

Last week, the Board of Governors followed the lead of the Senate and voted in favour of the creation of a new Faculty of Health at UVic. 

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