NSLSC speaker offers advice to student loan holders

On Nov. 19, 2013, a regional representative from National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC) held a presentation at UVic’s Clearihue building about tips on paying student loans back for those…

UVic events raise awareness of violence against women

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (RAVAW) is fast approaching. This event, which officially takes place on Dec. 6, commemorates the tragic events that transpired…

New system to help students schedule accommodated exams

A new enterprise is in production at the Resource Centre for Students with a Disability (RCSD). The system, named Clockwork, is a database that will allow students with disabilities to…

UVic’s POLIS responds to Water Sustainability Act proposal

[Correction, Nov. 7, 2013: This article was printed with a misplaced word. The below has been corrected to reflect that Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, president of the Union of B.C.…

Grad pancake breakfast provides legal advice to international students

The Graduate Students’ Society (GSS) hosted its fifth annual grad student pancake breakfast on Oct. 22 to welcome international grad students. This year, however, the international students were offered more…

UVic International Commons launches new programs in collaborative effort

The International Commons (IC) in McPherson Library is launching more than 20 new programs this semester, says IC Program Co-ordinator Adam Yaghi. The most recent ones are English 135 and…

UVic urban gamers play Humans vs. Zombies on campus

On Oct. 19, there was no more room in hell and the dead walked the earth. The UVic Urban Gaming Club banded together to battle zombies that had infiltrated UVic’s…

UVSS AGM fails to make quorum

The University of Victoria Students’ Society’s (UVSS) Annual General Meeting (AGM) was unable to address its hot topic issues on Oct. 17. The issues were an increase of Executive Directors’…

UVic Faculty Association launches unionization drive

The University of Victoria’s Faculty Association launched a union certification drive at an Oct. 7 general meeting in an attempt to pursue increased collegiality between the Faculty Association and the…

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