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CARSA building, photo by Myles Sauer.

CARSA booking system was a “disaster”

In accordance with the Provincial Health Officer’s Feb. 15 COVID-19 update, most indoor capacity restrictions have been lifted, fitness centres among them.
Student Union Building at UVic, photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

UVSS Semi Annual General Meeting sees two motions passed

The University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) Semi Annual General Meeting (SAGM) was held on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 at 2:30 pm. Like the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the…
Acces4All walkout, photo by Ashlee Levy.

UVic students seek greater accessibility and hybrid class options

On Feb. 16, over a dozen students gathered at Petch Fountain, holding signs with slogans such as “Hybrid Education,” “#Access4All,” and “UVic 2022 Walkout.”
Gender empowerment centre, photo provided by Cristina Venturin.

UVic’s Gender Empowerment Centre fostering inclusion and community on campus

Tucked in the Student Union Building (SUB) is a cozy space where UVic students and community members relax in a safe, inclusive environment. The Gender Empowerment Centre (GEM), located in…

UVSS successfully advocates for ONECard name change

As of Nov. 24, 2021, the University of Victoria has added the option for students to update their ONECard to accurately reflect a change in name. The option is available…

$1.5 million donation funds new UVic research chair in Indigenous mental health

In December, the University of Victoria (UVic) announced that they are creating a new research chair in the Department of Psychology: The Chief Mungo Martin Chair in Indigenous Mental Health.…
Student walkout, photo by Kaya Martin.

UVic students organize walk-out, demand government action on gender-based violence

A group of students walked out of classes on the afternoon of Dec. 6 in support of survivors of gender-based violence. The energy was somber but resolute as the group…
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124 cases of COVID-19 leads UVic to cancel all in-person exams

On the evening of Dec. 12, students and professors alike were shocked to learn that their scheduled in-person exams had been cancelled due to rising cases of COVID-19 in the…
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30 COVID-19 cases among UVic students after two social events

About 30 UVic students in varsity programs and in the Gustavson School of Business have tested positive for COVID-19 following two off-campus social events held last weekend. Island Health has…