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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.
Food Bank Officers preparing bananas for pick up

UVSS Food Bank and Free Store seeing high demand this summer

On delivery days, one of the hallways in the basement of the Student Union Building fills with students awaiting their appointment with the University of Victoria Students’ Society's (UVSS) Food…

UVic’s bus exchange undergoing $4.5 million construction this summer

This summer, the University of Victoria’s bus exchange is undergoing major renovations to improve the quality of transit for students and residents in the surrounding areas. With over 17 000…
UVic alumni grads in black and red gowns, photo by Isabella Kennedy.

Pandemic alumni return to UVic for in-person convocation

On an overcast morning in early June, the University of Victoria held its first convocation of the year. That morning was long-awaited by the robed graduates who gathered in the…

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.
A latte and plant on a table. Photo by Natanja Grün via Unsplash.

​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 Libraries to completely upgrade search interface over summer

UVic Libraries is undergoing a major system upgrade. The change, happening on June 28, will include a new integrated library system and search interface.

Student representatives on Board of Governors resign, citing discontent with UVic leadership

On May 8, both the undergraduate and graduate student representatives on UVic's Board of Governors (BoG) resigned, citing discontent with the university's leadership.
Graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

UVSS elections sees lowest voter turnout ever, delayed Board nominations

“[E]lections aren’t cool,” reads this year’s UVSS electoral report — a document created by the independent Electoral Office to analyze the outcomes.