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VicPD Co-Response Team

VicPD Co-Response Team showing early success 

Last month, the Victoria Police Department (VicPD) implemented the Co-response Team (CRT) and, according to Chief Del Manak, the team is already seeing success. 
ocean networks canada

UVic’s Ocean Networks Canada initiative receives federal funding for ocean conservation

On Feb. 6, 2023, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Joyce Murray, announced that $46.5 million in funding from Canada’s Ocean Protection Plan will be distributed to…
UVic Society for students with a disability

SSD raising awareness for invisible and dynamic disabilities 

The UVic Society for Students with a Disability (SSD) is running two campaigns in March to increase membership and raise awareness.
UVic budget

UVic announces four per cent budget reduction 

In an internal memo sent out last month, UVic announced that a four per cent budget reduction will come into effect on April 1, 2023. The reductions will occur across…
Ukrainian

Disinformation is fuelling harassment on Canadian university campuses

On Jan. 25, the University of Victoria  a (UVic USS) released a statement regarding increasing harassment toward Ukrainian students. Over the next week, similar situations came to light at three…
NSU

Decision to fire coordinator causes strain on NSU and Indigenous student body

As the search for a new coordinator continues, the Native Students Union (NSU) is still facing the repercussions of the University of Victoria Student Society’s (UVSS) decision to fire their…
Old growth

Elders for Ancient Trees looking to the younger generation to help save old growth

Elders for Ancient Trees is a group that supports the efforts of Indigenous  land stewards and activists defending old growth.
sexpo

GEM’s SEXPO event is coming back bigger and better than before

GEM is once again running SEXPO. This student-run fair is set to feature various events aimed at encouraging education around sex.
UVic peacock

​Students flock to Instagram to follow the beloved UVic peacock 

A peacock, affectionately nicknamed George, has amassed over 1 000 followers on Instagram and hundreds more admirers during his months of living on the UVic campus, despite concerns about his…

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