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Graduate Students' Centre, photo by Karley Sider.

Graduate Student Society Director of Communications resigns

The Graduate Student Society (GSS) held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Just the day before, GSS Director of Communications Nicole Kent resigned from her position on…
UVSD team, photo by Karley Sider.

UVic students to blast new-tech satellite into space

The UVSD team is made up of students whose mission is to create an engaging and accepting space for other students to learn about the steps it takes to send…
AIR tabling, photo provided.

Student-led program offers space for inclusive recreation at UVic

This October marks the launch of the UVic Advocacy for Inclusive Recreation’s (AIR) fall program. After a successful summer pilot as the first program of this kind at UVic, AIR…
Camille Zimmer, photo provided.

UVic PhD student wins grant, speaks out about chronic illness stigma 

A UVic PhD student has been selected for a $5 000 grant awarded to just 15 inspiring academics in Canada living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). 
Municipal election "I voted" sticker.

Get to know your new municipal councils

The campaigns in Oak Bay, Saanich, and Victoria concluded with new faces and retained incumbents making victory speeches.

Connie Walker talks healing through storytelling at UVic lecture series

As part of UVic’s University Librarian Public Lecture series, critically acclaimed Cree journalist and podcaster, Connie Walker, gave a lecture and participated in a panel discussion at the First People’s…
Author on climate crisis

Author, broadcaster says the technology is available for a greener future, if we act now

McDonald is a renowned Canadian science journalist that's shared his scientific knowledge with the public as a writer, broadcaster, and show host. He's a regular contributor to The National and…
UVic’s Associate University Librarian – Reconciliation Ry Moran, host of the new podcast series Taapwaywin, in his home studio in Summer 2022. (Credit: Chad Hipolito)

‘We need to have truth before we can have reconciliation’: UVic Libraries releases new podcast on truth

Just days before people all over so-called Canada observed the second ever Truth and Reconciliation Day, a new podcast from the University of Victoria Libraries hit the airwaves. 
Illustration by Callie Clissold-Hoyle.

UVic expands gender declaration options for applicants, students, and employees

After the Government of British Columbia issued a policy change regarding gender designations in January 2022, UVic is following suit by offering more options in selecting gender identity and expression…