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UVic’s fall COVID-19 plans and policies

What you need to know about COVID-19 at UVic this fall With the fall semester quickly approaching, students may be wondering what policies and strategies UVic has in place to…
The outside of the Uvic Campus Bike Centre

SPOKES bike program reopening and rebranding as the BikeHub under UVic management

After more than two years since the closure of SPOKES, students will once again have access to a bike loan program on campus. The new BikeHub, the rebrand of SPOKES,…
Sexual Health Supplies in the UVIC SUB washrooms

Let’s Get Consensual: providing sexual health education and resources to students for nearly a decade

In the coming year, the UVSS Let's Get Consensual campaign will celebrate a decade of educating and providing sexual health resources to students, according to UVSS records.

UVic nursing students call for change amidst staffing shortages

UVic nursing students are calling on the university and the provincial government to better support them amid staffing shortages on the island.
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​Climate cafe series led by UVic students a safe community space for unburdening climate anxiety

The idea to launch climate cafes in Victoria began with discussions between Severin Odland, a UVic graduate student in environmental psychology, his partner, and their friends. They realized they were…

UVic researcher receives $2 million grant to fund vaccine for syphilis

A University of Victoria microbiologist, Caroline Cameron, recently received an impressive 2 million US dollar grant from Open Philanthropy, a U.S.-based research and grant-making organization. This is the largest grant…

UVic student announces early bid for Saanich Council

On March 12, Basil Langevin held an outdoor event at Playfair Park to kick off his campaign for Saanich Council and the Capital Region District (CRD) for the October 2022…
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ReBuild Initiative takes collaborative approach to sustainability research on buildings

About one third of the world’s carbon emissions come from buildings, and according to UVic civil engineering associate professor Ralph Evins, “the new ones aren’t the problem, it’s the old…

Meet your UVSS lead director candidates

The Martlet caught up with each of the lead director candidates to talk about their platforms and campaign promises.