Solid carbonate, photo sourced from UVic Media Kit.

Solid Carbon Project confirms scale of feasibility of storing CO₂ in ocean basalt on a gigatron scale

Scientists working on the Pacific Institute for Climate Solution’s (PICS) Solid Carbon Project have concluded that they have found a large-scale carbon dioxide (CO₂) storage solution to help combat climate…
Kwetlal (camas), photo by Mabel Amber via Pixabay.

Indigenous-led Campus as Living Lands Project aims to make space for resurgence

The Campus as Living Lands Project supports a series of land-based learning opportunities and is being championed by Jeff Corntassel, an associate professor with the Department of Indigenous Studies at…
District energy plant at UVic, photo by UVic Photo Services.

UVic braces for a changing climate

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officially announced that July 2021 had the highest average monthly temperature ever recorded. At the end of June, temperatures in Victoria approached 40°C. Stores…
Peter Golz with vampire cake

UVic vampire history course celebrates 20 year anniversary

For any student that is interested in looking for an academic experience that will surely shed light onto the darkness of the vampire's life without getting burnt, this is their…
SSD accessibility fall term graphic

Access4All continuing push for accessible learning

As the fall semester witnessed the return of face-to-face instruction on UVic’s campus, the #Access4All initiative states, “international and disabled students are being left behind.”
Screenshot from Nav Bessi's cyber security Q&A on UVic's YouTube.

UVic CyberAware campaign promotes cybersecurity

UVic’s CyberAware initiative is occurring the entire month of October. The initiative, which coincides with Canada's Cyber Security Awareness month, gives students the opportunity to equip themselves with the tools…

UVSS aims to lower referenda quorum from 15 per cent to five per cent

At their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Oct. 28, the Board of Directors will ask students whether they are in favour of reducing quorum, the percentage of undergraduate students needed…
Discarded single-use coffee cup on campus. Photo by Mary Heeg.

Surfrider UVic launches petition for a plastic-free campus

If you’ve bought a coffee on campus recently, chances are it came in a paper cup with a plastic lid on top. Surfrider UVic wants to change that.
The Clearihue building, photo by Abby Reid.

Professor uses racial slur in class and prompts UVic apology, student demands for more action

After a UVic professor read out a racial slur in class, renewed concerns are being raised about the role the university has in responding to and directly supporting students impacted…