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UVic to be closed, classes cancelled for Queen Elizabeth II day of mourning

The University of Victoria will be closed on Monday, Sept. 19 following B.C. Premier John Horgan's statement that the province will observe the national day of mourning for the passing…
Missing middle housing

Missing Middle Housing Initiative pushed to next council 

The rental market for housing in Victoria is in a crisis that affects many UVic students as they struggle to find housing each September. Between 2005 and 2019, the median…
Person holding a phone with the Uber app open, photo by karley Sider.

Uber drives towards licence acquirement to operate in Victoria, Kelowna

Less than a year after being denied by the Passenger Transportation Board (PTB), Uber is once again seeking to acquire a license that would permit it to operate in additional…
Justin Tse

Tech influencer talks dropping out of UVic to pursue career in YouTube 

Justin Tse left UVic’s business program and built his own online brand and business When the Martlet first interviewed Victoria-based tech influencer Justin Tse in 2017, he was a UVic…

UVSS Director advocates for Victoria’s Missing Middle Housing Initiative

On Aug. 4, the City of Victoria held a public hearing which gave residents a chance to voice their opinions on the contentious Missing Middle Housing Initiative. Among those who…

What you need to know about monkeypox on Vancouver Island

Multiple countries have seen an uptick in monkeypox cases this summer, causing the World Health Organization to declare the monkeypox virus an international health emergency in late July. With infections…

New West Shore campus expected to increase opportunities for UVic students

UVic has announced its collaboration with Royal Roads University and Camosun College in a new campus set to open in 2024 in the West Shore area of Langford. 

“There is so much uncertainty”: UVic student describes life at Ukrainian refugee hub

Grey and green cots line the walls of the Przemyśl Humanitarian Aid Centre’s mom and baby room.

UVic’s school of business to host world’s first MBA in Indigenous Reconciliation in 2023

On July 8, UVic announced a new Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in Indigenous Reconciliation. It is the second specialized MBA at UVic, after the MBA in Sustainable Innovation,…