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To mask or not to mask: That is the question for UVic students this year

As students, faculty, and staff return for the school year with no mask mandate in place, there seems to be a mix of people at UVic choosing to either consistently…
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Meet your UVic Advocacy Groups

During the second week of the fall semester the five UVic advocacy groups came together for the first Advo Week. The week allowed the advocacy groups to show UVic students…
UVic campus, photo by Sie Douglas-Fish

UVic to be closed, classes cancelled for Queen Elizabeth II day of mourning

The University of Victoria will be closed on Monday, Sept. 19 following B.C. Premier John Horgan's statement that the province will observe the national day of mourning for the passing…
Person holding a phone with the Uber app open, photo by karley Sider.

Uber drives towards licence acquirement to operate in Victoria, Kelowna

Less than a year after being denied by the Passenger Transportation Board (PTB), Uber is once again seeking to acquire a license that would permit it to operate in additional…
ONECard, photo by Sie Douglas-Fish

NSU advocates for cost-free ONECard name changes for Indigenous students

In November 2021, the University of Victoria began reimbursing students who wanted to update their ONECards to reflect a change in name for their gender identity. This news was a…

What you need to know about monkeypox on Vancouver Island

Multiple countries have seen an uptick in monkeypox cases this summer, causing the World Health Organization to declare the monkeypox virus an international health emergency in late July. With infections…
Photo of the rocketry team with their rocket. Provided by UVic Rocketry.

UVic Rocketry places second in national competition

Earlier this month, UVic Rocketry won second place in the Launch Canada sounding rocket competition. The team attended the first ever Launch Canada event in Cochrane, Ontario where they competed…

New West Shore campus expected to increase opportunities for UVic students

UVic has announced its collaboration with Royal Roads University and Camosun College in a new campus set to open in 2024 in the West Shore area of Langford. 

“There is so much uncertainty”: UVic student describes life at Ukrainian refugee hub

Grey and green cots line the walls of the Przemyśl Humanitarian Aid Centre’s mom and baby room.