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Student society rejects disability group’s hiring decision

The UVic Students’ Society (UVSS) has effectively vetoed a Society for Students with a Disability (SSD) hiring decision with no official explanation.

UVic Siege Week 2013

Siege Week benefits Engineers Without Borders, which provides tools and infrastructure for development to combat poverty in Canada and Africa.

UVic Environmental Law Centre co-chair wins NDP nomination

In a landslide vote, environmental lawyer Murray Rankin won the nomination to be the NDP candidate in the upcoming Victoria byelection. The seat has been vacant since Denise Savoie, who…

Government grants $41.7 million to UVic’s ocean observation network

More coastline radars and new tsunami array planned for NEPTUNE Canada and VENUS projects

Campus briefs: spring break moved, pipeline motion stalled

In response to the potential loss of another Monday in the spring term for B.C.’s new statutory holiday, Family Day, the UVic Senate voted on Oct. 5 to move spring…

Reviewing the Non-Academic Misconduct policy

Judicial Affairs Office seeks feedback on year-old policy

CUPE, UVic return to bargaining table

After almost two years of negotiations and two weeks of job action, UVic union employees intensified their job action before returning to the bargaining table on Sept. 18. 

UVic’s 50th anniversary celebrations set for lift-off

UVic has chosen the half-century marker to reflect on its many changes and discoveries over the years.

Deer management strategies considered, contested

According to an advisory group appointed to find solutions to the capital region’s deer problem, we should increase public education about deer, ease fencing regulations and allow hunters to kill…