News

UVic's new residency building, photo by Sydney Lobe.

UVic annual residence fee increase reaches new heights

While landlords in Victoria are subject to rent control under the Residential Tenancy Act, the university does not.
Photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

The rise of anti-queer sentiment isn’t just an American problem

Another Pride Month has come and gone, but not before The Human Rights Campaign issued a state of emergency for LGBTQ2S+ people in America. The state of emergency followed on…
Stock photo by Solen Feyissa via Unsplash.

The fight between media companies and the federal government over Bill C-18 continues

These actions could be devastating for smaller independent and university papers that rely on social media to encourage readership.
B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

National assessment deems Victoria at-risk for flooding; how prepared is UVic?

In light of the high flooding risk, UVic has plans in place to make sure that the campus is ready to take on whatever disaster may hit.
UVic English

New English curriculum offers students the chance to choose their own “pathway”

While students’ course loads will stay the same, the main change is that the new curriculum includes fewer required courses.
A brown puppy in the grass. Photo by Anna Alva.

Members of Cadboro Bay community continue their plea for an off-leash dog park

As of June 11, 2023, the third round of the public engagement initiative from the district-wide Saanich “People, Pets and Parks” strategy came to a close. 
Photo by Sajjan Sarai.

What happens when your co-op goes on strike?

In late April when the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) went on strike, many services offered by the federal government grinded to a halt until the strike ended 12…
federal budget 2023

UVic graduate community joins nation-wide walkout to demand a living wage

On May 1, hundreds gathered outside UVic's McPherson library as part of a Canada-wide walkout organized by Support our Science (SOS).
Food options at the Cove, photo by Sarah Roberts.

It’s crunch time for Food Services as initial food survey results are published

No more Meatless Mondays. University Food Services (UNFS) have abandoned the scheme after almost 200 complaints about the initiative in their annual qualitative survey. UNFS published preliminary findings on April…

Can’t get enough?

Our Digital Print Issue

The Martlet on Instagram

Courier

The Martlet
Student Union Building
Room B011
University of Victoria
3700 Finnerty Road
Victoria, B.C.
V8W 5C2