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Polyamory

UVic students are exploring polyamorous relationships — and their communication skills and sense of belonging are benefiting

Despite pushback and misconceptions, one student has found a ‘big, fun group of poly friends’ This cuffing season — when people tend to seek out companionship — more young people…
UVic snow closure

UVic’s ‘negligence’ during snowstorm prompts backlash after student injuries

UVic's treatment of snow-related campus closures on Jan. 17 and 18 has led to criticism about university policies and a petition.

UVic graduate research assistants launch unionization effort in the wake of UBC’s campaign

The nature of research and funding for UVic graduate research assistants (GRAs) makes standardization complex.
UVSS election results

UVSS board faces online backlash for party photos, fees and governance structure called into question

One petition demands the resignation of current board members while another calls for bylaw changes following a slew of Reddit posts.
Society for Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities can access free cooking classes starting this month 

The Society for Students with Disabilities (SSD) at UVic is offering cooking classes to supplement their established Food Security program. 
International students Canada

As changes to financial requirements for international students come into effect, what do the new regulations mean for UVic?

Some say the changes represent transparency, while others worry about reinforcing barriers. What do the regulations mean at UVic?
Free Palestine

UVic responds weeks after protest at Board of Governors meeting

UVic President Kevin Hall has agreed to a meeting after a Free Palestine protest at the Nov. 28 Board of Governors meeting.
UVic course experience surveys

Course Experience Surveys: Useful tools or an opportunity for cyberbullying?

Some professors say they receive inappropriate responses to Course Experience Surveys. The term's surveys concluded earlier this month.
DoorDash

New rules coming for companies like Uber, DoorDash

Delivering for apps like DoorDash is popular among students looking to pay for their education and work flexibly.

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