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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.

The Martlet is hiring 2024 summer staff

The Martlet is hiring two part-time senior staff writers and one part-time staff editor for a May to August work term. 
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. 
UVSS election

UVSS election sees highest voter turnout in over 20 years

Over 3 500 students took to the polls between March 18 and 20 to vote for UVSS directors and referenda which aimed to increase fees. 
Revyn Medical Technologies

UVic biomedical engineers reimagine 150-year-old vaginal examination device

The Revyn team recently took home the Herbert B. Jones Foundation Second Place Prize in the amount of $10 000. 
UVSS election

Meet the students running for Lead Director roles this election

The Martlet caught up with each of the Lead Director candidates to learn about what they hope to accomplish if elected.

Duo app generates student complaints about inconvenience and accessibility

Last year, UVic implemented a two-factor authentication system for employees and students through a third-party app called Duo.

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