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An illustration of a Kwetlal (camas) field by Jon Miller.

UVic’s new Climate Action plan opts for Indigenous knowledge inclusion

With the first words of UVic's new Climate and Sustainability Action Plan (CSAP 2030) going to Songhees Nation Elder Dr. Skip Dick, environmental discussions appear to be shifting in an…
Living with Climate Change workshop team, photo by Karley Sider.

Living with Climate Change workshop series responds to climate anxiety

Resilience. Mitigation. Adaptation. Transformation. Hope. These are all words connected with the Living with Climate Change student-led events series that happened on campus this fall.

In conversation with Sean Holman

Sean Holman has been teaching trauma-informed climate journalism at UVic since last year, and is the head of an international project that gives a voice to survivors of climate disasters. 
Graphic sourced from The Victoria Foundation.

Victoria Vital Signs report shows key concerns for residents

There are many factors that create a healthy and prosperous community. While understanding these factors may be complex, identifying community member satisfaction is a good place to start. That’s exactly…
Camosun college

Reporting Resilience lecture: Journalists talk challenging colonialism in the media

Camosun College welcomed journalist Jenessa Joy Klukas and photojournalist Mike Graeme on Oct. 26 for the guest talk "Reporting Resilience!" 
UVic campus, photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

B.C. government, UVic EQHR release sexual violence reports

Two new reports on sexualized violence at UVic were released in October, one from the UVic Equity and Human Rights Office (EQHR) and the other from the B.C. provincial government.…
Illustration of various diverse heads of people in profile. Illustration by Gerd Altman via pixabay.

How diverse is UVic’s faculty?

UVic released its annual Academic Staffing, Recruitment, and Vacancies Report for 2021–2022 this past October.
Iranian protest at the BC Legislative Building, photo by Isabella Kennedy.

UVic students speaking out, raising awareness for Iran

In September, massive protests began in Iran and have spread like wildfire throughout the world.
Student Union Building

UVSS Annual General Meeting votes to lower threshold to propose referenda 

This year’s UVSS AGM held on Oct. 27 was comparatively less exciting than last year's. The night started with James Coccola being ratified by the Board of Directors (BoD) as…