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Student Union Building at UVic, photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Your guide to voting in the upcoming UVSS election

Last year’s University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) election saw a significant drop in voter turnout. In 2021, 6.6 per cent of those eligible to vote participated, down from about…

What happened to the PIRG funds?

The UVSS has come under scrutiny after the Jan. 24 board meeting renewed interest in the previous year’s Board of Directors’ decision to reallocate funds collected for the student-financed Public…

B.C., UVic announce end to mask mandate

A recent press conference by the B.C. government announced the end to some key COVID-19 restrictions, and a short timeline on when others will expire.

Another UVSS Board resignation raises question of student burnout

Four out of five of the lead directors have now resigned from the University of Victoria Student Society’s (UVSS) Board of Directors. Earlier in the semester, three lead directors all…
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…

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