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UVic PhD student wins grant, speaks out about chronic illness stigma 

A UVic PhD student has been selected for a $5 000 grant awarded to just 15 inspiring academics in Canada living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). 

Connie Walker talks healing through storytelling at UVic lecture series

As part of UVic’s University Librarian Public Lecture series, critically acclaimed Cree journalist and podcaster, Connie Walker, gave a lecture and participated in a panel discussion at the First People’s…
UVic’s Associate University Librarian – Reconciliation Ry Moran, host of the new podcast series Taapwaywin, in his home studio in Summer 2022. (Credit: Chad Hipolito)

‘We need to have truth before we can have reconciliation’: UVic Libraries releases new podcast on truth

Just days before people all over so-called Canada observed the second ever Truth and Reconciliation Day, a new podcast from the University of Victoria Libraries hit the airwaves. 
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UVic expands gender declaration options for applicants, students, and employees

After the Government of British Columbia issued a policy change regarding gender designations in January 2022, UVic is following suit by offering more options in selecting gender identity and expression…
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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…