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UVic nursing students call for change amidst staffing shortages

UVic nursing students are calling on the university and the provincial government to better support them amid staffing shortages on the island.

Markets, concerts, and events in Victoria this summer

Here are some of the markets, festivals, and concerts that people can enjoy in Victoria this summer. Keep in mind, these are only a few highlights, and there will be…
A latte and plant on a table. Photo by Natanja Grün via Unsplash.

​Climate cafe series led by UVic students a safe community space for unburdening climate anxiety

The idea to launch climate cafes in Victoria began with discussions between Severin Odland, a UVic graduate student in environmental psychology, his partner, and their friends. They realized they were…

UVic Libraries to completely upgrade search interface over summer

UVic Libraries is undergoing a major system upgrade. The change, happening on June 28, will include a new integrated library system and search interface.

Student representatives on Board of Governors resign, citing discontent with UVic leadership

On May 8, both the undergraduate and graduate student representatives on UVic's Board of Governors (BoG) resigned, citing discontent with the university's leadership.
Graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

UVSS elections sees lowest voter turnout ever, delayed Board nominations

“[E]lections aren’t cool,” reads this year’s UVSS electoral report — a document created by the independent Electoral Office to analyze the outcomes.
Grace Charness and Jordana Pangburn holding hunger strike sign at the B.C. Parliament, photo provided by Tim Brazier.

UVic students participate in Save Old Growth hunger strike

On April 1, first-year UVic students Grace Charness and Jordana Pangburn joined a hunger strike for Save Old Growth.
Jordan MacDougall at the campaign kickoff event. Photo by Ashlee Levy.

UVic student kicks off Saanich Council campaign

Jordan MacDougall kicked off his Saanich Council campaign on April 9 with a barbecue at Beckwith Park. MacDougall, a political science and Indigenous studies student, hosted the early campaign event…

Ren Louie publishes first book “Drum from the Heart”

Drum from the Heart, the first book authored by Ren Louie, is a coming of age story about a nine-year-old boy who is gifted his first drum. Illustrated by Karlene…

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